Defense Robotics - Global Strategic Business Report

Defense Robotics - Global Strategic Business Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: May 24, 2017, 194 Pages
US$4,500.00
GIA-MCP7665

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Defense Robotics in US$ Million by the following Robotics Platform Types: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), Unmanned Marine Vehicles (UMV), and Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 through 2022. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 43 companies including many key and niche players such as -

AeroVironment, Inc.
BAE Systems plc
Boeing Company
Boston Dynamics
Clearpath Robotics Inc.

Defense Robotics - Global Strategic Business Report
TABLE OF CONTENTS

 I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

      Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations                       I-1
      Disclaimers                                                       I-2
      Data Interpretation & Reporting Level                             I-2
       Quantitative Techniques & Analytics                              I-3
      Product Definitions and Scope of Study                            I-3
       Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)                                   I-3
       Unmanned Marine Vehicles (UMV)                                   I-4
        Unmanned Surface Vessels (USV)                                  I-4
        Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs)                             I-4
       Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV)                                   I-4


 II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW                                                  II-1
      Robots: An Introductory Prelude                                   II-1
       Table 1: Global Robots Market by End-Use Sector (2016):
       Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Commercial,
       Consumer, Defense, Industrial, Medical/Healthcare and
       Security (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                    II-2
      Defense Robotics: The Unmanned Systems for Military Applications  II-2
      Northbound Trajectory in Global Military Spending Bodes Well
       for Defense Robotics                                             II-3
       Table 2: Global Defense Spending by Region (2016): Percentage
       Breakdown of Dollar Investments for Americas, Asia-Pacific,
       Europe, and Middle East & Africa (includes corresponding
       Graph/Chart)                                                     II-4

       Table 3: Leading Military Spending Countries in the World
       (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Investments on Defense
       Forces for China, France, Germany, India, Japan, Russia,
       Saudi Arabia, South Korea, UK, US, and Others (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-4
      Increased Complexity in Global Security Landscape Creates
       Conducive Environment                                            II-5
       Key Global Tensions of 2016: A Review                            II-5
      Myriad Benefits Offered Enhance Market Prospects                  II-6
       Reduced Number of Casualties                                     II-6
       High Precision & High Efficiency                                 II-6
       Fatigueless Functioning                                          II-7
       Support for Any Terrain Type                                     II-7
       Cost Benefits                                                    II-7
      Positive Economic Scenario to Extend Growth Opportunities         II-7
      Global Market Outlook                                             II-8
      The US: Key Revenue Contributor                                   II-8
      Developing Regions Emerge as Hot Spots for Future Growth          II-9
      Competitive Scenario                                              II-10

  2. MARKET TRENDS & GROWTH DRIVERS                                     II-11
      Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) Drive Momentum in Defense
       Robotics Market                                                  II-11
       Select Widely Deployed Military UAVs: A Snapshot                 II-12
       Table 4: Global Aerial Drone Market by Application (2016):
       Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Spending for Civilian and
       Defense Sector (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)              II-12
       Small UAVs Gain Traction in Short-Range ISR Operations           II-12
       MALE & HALE UAVs Suffice Military Needs in Long-Range
        Tactical Missions                                               II-13
       Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles (UCAV): An Emerging Segment      II-13
       Solar Powered UAV Elicit Increasing Interest Worldwide           II-14
       Futuristic UAV Designs Seek to Proliferate the Market            II-14
      Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) Enable Seamless Efficiency in
       Ground Operations                                                II-15
       Robotic Arms Enhance the Functionality of UGVs                   II-16
       New Line of Ground Robots to Widen Market Prospects of UGVs      II-16
      Unmanned Marine Vehicles (UMVs) Gain Critical Interest in
       Maritime Operations                                              II-17
       USVs Seek Bigger Role in Maritime Operations                     II-17
        Resolving Technical Limitations: Critical for Future Success    II-18
       UUVs Make Steady Progress                                        II-18
        Table 5: Global AUVs Market by Application (2016):
        Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Spending for Commercial,
        Military and Research (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)      II-19

        Table 6: Global ROVs Market by Application (2016):
        Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Spending for Military, Oil &
        Gas and Other Offshore Applications, and Research (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-19
        New R&D Programs Elevate Future Prospects of UUVs               II-19
        AUV Drive Growth in UUV Segment                                 II-20
      Guidance Technologies: The Backbone for Defense Robotics          II-20
       GPS Renders Unmatched Proficiency in Route Navigation            II-21
      Collaboration with Manned Systems: The New Focus Areas            II-21

  3. PRODUCT/TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW                                        II-22
      Robots                                                            II-22
       Technological Evolution Path of Service Robots                   II-22
       General Classification of Robots                                 II-22
        Industrial Robots                                               II-23
        Service Robots                                                  II-23
      Defense/Military Robots                                           II-23
      Classification of Defense Robots                                  II-25
       Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)                                    II-25
       Unmanned Marine Vehicles (UMV)                                   II-25
        Unmanned Surface Vessels (USV)                                  II-25
        Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs)                             II-25
       Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV)                                   II-25
      Electronic Components for Defense Robots                          II-26
       Components of Defense Robot System                               II-26
      Major Applications of Military Robots                             II-27
       Reconnaissance & Surveillance                                    II-27
       Target Identification & Designation                              II-27
       Counter-Mine Warfare                                             II-27

  4. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS                                  II-28
      AeroVironment Rolls Out Snipe                                     II-28
      Boeing Unveils Echo Voyager UUV                                   II-28
      BAE Systems Develops Jetstream 3 Unmanned Aircraft                II-28
      UIMC Unveils Razvedchik and Korsar Unmanned Aerial Systems        II-28

  5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY                                           II-29
      Boeing to Acquire Liquid Robotics                                 II-29
      Arlington Capital Establishes Endeavor Robotics                   II-29
      Arlington Capital to Acquire iRobot’s Defense & Security Business II-29
      Delair-Tech Teams Up with ECA Group                               II-29
      AeroVironment Bags Small UAS Contract in the Netherlands          II-29
      AeroVironment to Expand Operations in Australia                   II-29
      AeroVironment to Deliver RQ-20A Puma™ AE Small UAS to the US
       Marine Corps                                                     II-29

  6. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS                                     II-30
      AeroVironment, Inc. (USA)                                         II-30
      BAE Systems plc (UK)                                              II-30
      Boeing Company (USA)                                              II-31
      Boston Dynamics (USA)                                             II-31
      Clearpath Robotics Inc. (Canada)                                  II-32
      Elbit Systems Ltd. (Israel)                                       II-32
      Endeavor Robotics (USA)                                           II-32
      General Atomics (USA)                                             II-33
      General Dynamics Corporation (USA)                                II-33
      Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) (Israel)                        II-33
      Lockheed Martin Corporation (USA)                                 II-34
      Northrop Grumman Corporation (USA)                                II-34
      Oceaneering International, Inc. (USA)                             II-35
      QinetiQ Group plc (UK)                                            II-35
      Saab AB (Sweden)                                                  II-36
      Textron Inc. (USA)                                                II-36
      Thales Group (France)                                             II-37

  7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE                                          II-38
      Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Defense Robotics by Geographic Region - US, Europe,
      Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Rest of World Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for
      Years 2015 Through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)      II-38

      Table 8: World Historic Review for Defense Robotics by
      Geographic Region - US, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and
      Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
      Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2009 Through 2014 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-39

      Table 9: World 14-Year Perspective for Defense Robotics by
      Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US,
      Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Rest of World Markets
      for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-40

      Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Defense Robotics by Platform - UAV, UMV, and UGV Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for
      Years 2015 Through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)      II-41

      Table 11: World Historic Review for Defense Robotics by
      Platform - UAV, UMV, and UGV Markets Independently Analyzed
      with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2009 Through
      2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                         II-42

      Table 12: World 14-Year Perspective for Defense Robotics by
      Platform - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for UAV, UMV, and
      UGV Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-43


 III. MARKET

  1. THE UNITED STATES                                                  III-1
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-1
        The United States: Primary Market for Defense Robotics          III-1
        UAVs Seek Mainstream Role in the US Army                        III-2
         Table 13: US UAV Market by Type (2016): Percentage
         Breakdown of Expenditure for Combat UAV, ISR UAV, Logistics
         UAV, Multirole UAV and Training UAV (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)                                                   III-2
        Maritime Operations Efficiency Enhanced by UUVs                 III-2
        Global Leadership in Arms Exports Enhances Market Prospects     III-3
        US DoD’s Sustained Emphasis on Unmanned Systems Augurs Well     III-3
        US Military’s Fiscal Year 2017 Proposed Spending on Unmanned
         Systems: A Review                                              III-4
         Table 14: US DoD Funding for Defense Robotics (2016):
         Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Investments for UAVs, UGVs,
         and UMVs (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                  III-5

         Table 15: Key UAS Technologies in the US DoD Drone Spending
         for 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                  III-5
         DARPA Funding Program                                          III-6
         Missile Defense Agency Funding Program                         III-7
        Product Launches                                                III-7
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-8
        Select Key Players                                              III-8
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-13
        Table 16: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Defense Robotics Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
        Million for Years 2015 Through 2022 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-13

        Table 17: US Historic Review for Defense Robotics Market
        Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2009
        Through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-14

  2. EUROPE                                                             III-15
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-15
        Market Overview                                                 III-15
        Expected Increase in Military Spending in Overseas Missions
         Bodes Well                                                     III-15
        The 2014 Wales Summit to Improve Military Spending              III-16
        Leading Players in the European Defense Robotics Market         III-16
        An Overview of Select Regional Markets                          III-16
         Russia: A Prominent Market for Defense Robotics                III-16
         Italy’s Military Modernization Program Bodes Well for
          Defense Robotics                                              III-17
         UK Extends Opportunities on Platter                            III-17
         French Defense Sector: An Overview                             III-18
        Product Launches                                                III-18
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-19
        Select Key Players                                              III-19
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-21
        Table 18: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Defense Robotics Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in
        US$ Million for Years 2015 Through 2022 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-21

        Table 19: European Historic Review for Defense Robotics
        Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for
        Years 2009 Through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-22

  3. ASIA-PACIFIC                                                       III-23
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-23
        Asia-Pacific Emerges as a Key Market for Defense Robotics       III-23
        China: A High Potential Market for Defense Robotics             III-23
         New R&D Projects to Drive Future Growth                        III-24
          Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles (UCAVs)                       III-24
          Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs)                               III-25
          Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs)                           III-25
          Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs)                              III-25
         Chinese Defense Industry: An Overview                          III-26
          Ambiguity Surrounds China’s Technological Innovation
           Capability                                                   III-26
          Despite Substantial Growth; Inadequacies Remain               III-26
        India Seeks to Deploys Robotics in Maritime Operations          III-27
         Indian Defense Sector in Recent Past                           III-27
        South Korean Defense Sector: An Overview                        III-28
        Corporate Development                                           III-29
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-29
        Table 20: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Defense Robotics Market Analyzed with Annual
        Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2015 Through 2022
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-29

        Table 21: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Defense Robotics
        Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for
        Years 2009 Through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-30

  4. THE MIDDLE EAST                                                    III-31
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-31
        Growing Military Budgets Favors Defense Robotics Market         III-31
        Unmanned Systems Enjoy Pivotal Role in Israeli Defense Force    III-31
         Focus Areas in Israeli Defense R&D                             III-32
        Saudi Arabia: Growing Defense Spending Augurs Well              III-32
        Select Key Players                                              III-33
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-34
        Table 22: Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Defense Robotics Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in
        US$ Million for Years 2015 Through 2022 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-34

        Table 23: Middle East Historic Review for Defense Robotics
        Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for
        Years 2009 Through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-35

  5. REST OF WORLD                                                      III-36
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-36
        Key Player                                                      III-36
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-37
        Table 24: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Defense Robotics Market Analyzed with Annual
        Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2015 Through 2022
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-37

        Table 25: Rest of World Historic Review for Defense Robotics
        Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for
        Years 2009 Through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-38


 IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

     Total Companies Profiled: 43 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 53)

     The United States (26)
     Canada (2)
     Europe (18)
     - France (5)
     - Germany (3)
     - The United Kingdom (4)
     - Italy (1)
     - Rest of Europe (5)
     Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (4)
     Middle East (3)
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