Global Anti-Drone Market: Snapshot

In a highly competitive global anti-drone market, innovation is the key that companies in the market are relying upon to be progressive. The market is also witnessing entry of start-ups with their bandwagon of ideas for innovation that will further intensify competition in this market.

The global anti-drone market is primarily driven by the need to counter security issues posed by intrusion of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and unmanned aerials systems (UASs). UAVs and UASs have the capability to track, identify, and locate drone vehicles from a certain distance and prevent unlawful activities that could cause harm to civilian life.

Technological advances for the manufacture of aerial vehicles leading to their dropped prices have made them affordable for several end users. This is also stoking growth of the anti-drone market.

A report by Transparency Market Research forecasts the global anti-drone market to expand at an impressive 19.9% CAGR between 2017 and 2025 and attain a valuation of US$1,204.9 mn by 2025. The market was evaluated to be worth US$214.7 mn in 2016.

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Military End-use Segment to Account for Substantial Market Share through 2025

The report studies the global anti-drone market on the basis of type, end use, and geography. The segments of the market based upon type are detection systems and neutralizing systems. Neutralizing system occupied the leading market share in the global anti-drone market in 2016 in terms of revenue. Amongst the detection system segment, radar based and active optics systems are the leading sub-segments. The low price factor of these technologies over RF emission or acoustics type detection system accounts for their lead positions.

In terms of end-use, the segments of the global anti-drone market are government, military, airfields, power stations, fuel storage, and others. The segments of military and government are the key end-users of anti-drones systems, the segments held the leading share of the market in 2016. The military segment is predicted to display rapid growth among all over the forecast period followed by the government segment.

Apart from military and government, the commercial sector is also expected to contribute significantly to the anti-drone market over the forecast period. This involves use of anti-drone for protection of airports, government buildings, commercial buildings, places of public gatherings, etc.

Use of Technology for Enhancing National Security Makes North America Leader

The segments of the global anti-drone market, based on geography are North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and South America. Amongst all, North America is anticipated to display rapid growth at a CAGR of 21.6% between 2017 and 2025. The growth of the regional market is expected to be mainly driven by neutralization technology segment, which is expected to rise at a CAGR of 21.6% between 2017 and 2025. The military force of the United States along with other NATO members have been using anti-drone systems in the war-torn areas of Syria and Afghanistan. The deployment of anti-drone systems in commercial and government buildings, prisons, or places of public gatherings have also been stoking growth of the anti-drone market in North America.

Asia Pacific is anticipated to closely follow North America in terms of growth rate over the forecast period. The region is expected to rise at a CAGR of 20.7% between 2017 and 2025 mainly driven by the demand for neutralizing system segment. China and India display substantial demand for anti-drone systems mainly for military use. Apart from this, law enforcement agencies in China have also started using anti-drone guns for public safety. The end-use segments of government, airfields, and military account for more than 70% of the Asia Pacific anti-drone market.

Some key companies in the global anti-drone market are Blighter Surveillance Systems Ltd., Boeing Co., Dedrone Detect Inc., DRONESHIELD, and Enterprise Control Systems among others.

Global Anti-Drone Market: Overview

Anti-drone systems are designed to counter unwarranted intrusion of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). These systems have the capability of tracking, identifying, and detecting UAVs from a certain distance and avert illicit activities that could be harmful to human life. Various government, law enforcement agencies across the world have started to recognize the potential threats from drones and (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) UAVs. The use of anti-drone systems have been used by the military for quite some time and the commercialization of such technologies is on the rise as a number of companies are coming up with their own versions of commercial anti-drone technologies. Use of drones/UAVs for illegal activities such as piracy, unauthorized surveillance, and spying has also been increasing. There have been instances of unauthorized drones flying over a stadium in France, or sets of a popular TV show, or even prison establishments.

This report on the global Anti-Drone market provides analysis for the period 2015–2025, wherein 2016 is the base year and the period from 2017 to 2025 is the forecast period. Data for 2015 has been included as historical information. The report covers all the prevalent trends and technologies playing a major role in the growth of the Anti-Drone market over the forecast period. It also highlights various drivers, restraints, and opportunities expected to influence the market growth during the said period. The study provides a holistic perspective on market growth throughout the above forecast period in terms of revenue estimates (in US$ Mn), across different geographies, which include North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (APAC), Middle East & Africa (MEA), and South America.

Global Anti-Drone Market: Market Segmentation

This research report provides in-depth analysis of the global Anti-Drone market on the basis of Type of anti-drones and end-users. The Anti-Drone market on the basis of type has been classified into detection and neutralizing type of anti-drones. The detection type anti-drones have further been bifurcated into Radar Based, Passive optics (cameras), Active optics (LIDAR), Acoustics, RF emissions and others. The neutralizing type of anti-drones anti-drone have again been sub-divided into Jamming, Interception, Drone Rifles, Drone Capture Nets, Laser and others. In terms of geographical regions, the report segments the global Anti-Drone market into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa (MEA), and South America; the regions are analyzed in terms of revenue generation. The report provides cross-sectional analysis of the global Anti-Drone market in terms of market estimates and forecasts for all segments across different geographic regions along with the respective countries.

Global Anti-Drone Market: Competitive Landscape

The report also includes competitive profiling of major players engaged in developing Anti-Drones. Major business strategies adopted by them, their market positioning, and various recent developments have also been identified in the research report. This report also provides market share analysis of major players in the Anti-Drone market based on their 2016 revenues.

The key players in the global Anti-Drone market include Blighter Surveillance Systems Ltd, Boeing Co., Dedrone, DeTect, Inc, DRONESHIELD, Enterprise Control Systems, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Theiss UAV Solutions, LLC., SAAB A.B. and SRC, Inc. Factors such as the increasing level of innovations and emergence of new start-ups in the anti-drone market are expected to raise the competition among manufacturers of anti-drones in the next few years

The global Anti-Drone market is segmented as below:

By Type

  • Detection System
    • Radar Based
    • Passive optics (cameras)
    • Active optics (LIDAR)
    • Acoustics
    • RF emissions
    • Others
  • Neutralizing System
    • Jamming
    • Interception
    • Drone Rifles
    • Drone Capture Nets
    • Laser
    • Others

By End-Use

  • Government
  • Military
  • Airfields
  • Buildings
  • Power Stations
  • Fuel Storage
  • Others

By Geography

  • North America
    • The U.S.
    • Canada
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • Russia
    • The U.K.
    • Germany
    •  France
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Australia
    • Rest of APAC
  • Middle East and Africa
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Rest of Middle East
    • North Africa
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Africa
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Rest of South America

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