C4ISR Market – Snapshot

Command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) is the broad classification of the military’s efforts to advance its information processes and systems for using information during war. Increasing demand for electronic warfare across military & defense has led to adoption of C4ISR globally. C4ISR has now become a vital part in military strategy and structure. Rise in situational awareness to help the military in times of war is expected to be one of the major factors driving the global C4ISR market during the forecast period 2018 – 2026. The C4ISR market is forecast to quickly grow to US$ 132.26 Bn by 2026, recording a CAGR of 3.8% over the forecast period.

Increase in the demand for next generation IP systems is expected to be one of the major factors boosting the demand for C4ISR during the forecast period 2018 – 2026. In addition, next generation IP systems are best used for communications in different applications such as combat vehicle crew, main battle tanks (MBT), and armored personal carriers (APC) among others. Increasing demand for C4ISR systems across various platforms such as airborne, land, and naval is predicted to boost its demand.

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The control, command, computers, communication, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) market has been segmented on the basis of platform into airborne, land, and naval. In 2017, the airborne segment was the major market followed by land and naval and is anticipated to continue during the forecast period 2018 – 2026. The major factor fueling the growth of the airborne market is frequent terror attacks in several major countries such as India and France. In addition, border protection and surveillance is expected to be the other factors boosting the growth of the C4ISR market during the forecast period 2018 – 2026.Increasing adoption of C4ISR systems in naval applications such as naval tactical command support systems, marine navigation systems, and others, is also predicted to accelerate the demand for C4ISR in the near future.

Surveillance and reconnaissance, computer, tactical communication, electronic warfare, command and control, and others are the various component types of the C4ISR market. The others sector includes deployment of various intelligence systems. Surveillance & reconnaissance segment is expected to dominate followed by command & control and tactical communication and is anticipated to remain the same during the forecast period 2018 – 2026. Increased cross-border tensions and warfare & fights between countries are boosting the demand for electronic warfare. These attacks around the world arelikely to drive the market for C4ISR during the forecast period.The role of reconnaissance and surveillance has become crucial to military due to the need to counter increasingly stealthy threats more efficiently and within a timeline.However, in the coming years, government funding for modernization of electronic warfare is expected to further boost the global C4ISR market.

The global C4ISR market is fragmented in nature with large number of companies operating in the market. Leading players are currently focusing on providing technologically enhanced products to the customers.Moreover, as part of this strategy, companies are engaging in various strategic partnerships and acquisitions, focusing on expanding their business through new service additions and geographical presence.

Some of the prominent players identified in the C4ISR market and profiled in the study includeL-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. (The U.S),Lockheed Martin Corporation (The U.S), Rockwell Collins, Inc. (The U.S), Northrop Grumman Corporation (The U.S), The Raytheon Company (The U.S),Elbit Systems Ltd (The U.S), General Dynamics Corporation (The U.S), Harris Corporation (France), and Thales Group (France).

C4ISR Market: Overview

This comprehensive report by Transparency Market Research analyzes and forecasts the C4ISR market at the global and regional level. The report provides an analysis over the period 2016–2026, wherein 2018 to 2026 is the forecast period and the base year is 2017. An in-depth and unbiased market assessment has been made to offer readers in-depth and accurate analysis. The report emphasizes on all the major trends and services playing a key role in the C4ISR market growth during 2018- 2026. It also focuses on restraining factors, market drivers, and opportunities of the C4ISR market during the said period. The study provides a complete perspective about the C4ISR market’s growth throughout the research study in terms of value (in US$ Billion) across various geographies, including Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and Middle East & Africa (MEA).

The report includes a detailed value chain analysis, which offers a widespread view of the global C4ISR market. Porter’s Five Forces analysis is also provided to understand the competitive scenario in the market. The study incorporates C4ISR market attractiveness analysis, wherein the market segments, for instance, platform and components are benchmarked based on their market size, growth rate, and attractiveness in terms of opportunity. In order to give a complete analysis of the overall competitive scenario in the C4ISR market, every geographic region mentioned in the report is provided with an attractiveness analysis.

A market overview chapter in the C4ISR market report explains the market trends and dynamics, which include the market restraining factors, drivers, and opportunities for the current and future C4ISR market. A market outlook analysis has also been provided globally in the report. Additionally, the report also provides analysis of different business strategies being adopted by the market leaders of the C4ISR market. Market introduction chapter assists in gaining an idea of different trends and services related to C4ISR along with their platform and components.

Global C4ISR Market: Scope of the Report

The study provides a decisive view on the global C4ISRmarket by segmenting the market on the basis of platform type into airborne, land, and naval. Based on components, the market has been bifurcated into various types that include surveillance and reconnaissance, computer, tactical communication, electronic warfare, command and control, and others. The report provides a detailed breakdown of the C4ISR market region-wise and categorizes it at various levels, thus providing valuable insights at micro and macro levels.

The report highlights the competitive scenario within the C4ISRmarket, thus ranking all the major players according to the key recent developments and their geographic presence. The insights for the C4ISR market are the result of our extensive primary interviews, secondary research, and in-house expert panel reviews. These market estimates have been analyzed by considering the impact of different economic, political, social, legal, and technological factors.

On the basis of country, the North America market is bifurcated into Canada, the U.S., and Rest of North America. Furthermore, the Europe market is analyzed across France, U.K., Germany, and Rest of Europe. The APAC C4ISR market is also segmented at country level which includes China, Japan, India, South Korea, and Rest of Asia Pacific. Middle East & Africa region covers Saudi Arabia, UAE, Israel and Rest of Middle East & Africa. Similarly, South America region includes Brazil and Rest of South America. This report provides all the strategic information required to understand the C4ISR market along with its platforms and components. Also, the report provides insights related to the platforms and different components according to the various geographical regions mentioned above.

Global C4ISR Market: Research Methodology

The research methodology is a perfect combination of primary research, secondary research, and expert panel reviews. Secondary sources such as annual reports, company websites, SEC filings and investor presentations, national government documents, internal and external proprietary databases, statistical databases, relevant patent and regulatory databases, market reports, government publications, statistical databases, World Bank database, and industry white papers are usually referred.

Primary research involves telephonic interviews, e-mail interactions, and face-to-face interviews for detailed and unbiased reviews on the C4ISR market, across geographies. Primary interviews are usually conducted on an ongoing basis with industry experts and participants in order to get latest market insights and validate the existing data and analysis. Primary interviews offer new and fresh information on important factors such as market trends, market size, competitive landscape, growth trends, etc. These factors help to validate and strengthen secondary research findings. Moreover, the data collected and analyzed from secondary and primary research is again discussed and examined by our expert panel.

Global C4ISR Market: Competitive Dynamics

The research study includes profiles of leading companies operating in the global C4ISR market. Market players have been profiled in terms of attributes such as company overview, financial overview, business strategies, and recent developments. Parameters such as C4ISR investment & spending and developments by major players of the market are tracked. Some of the key players in theC4ISR market are Lockheed Martin Corporation (United States), The Raytheon Company (United States), Rockwell Collins, Inc. (United States), BAE Systems PLC. (United States), Northrop Grumman Corporation (United States), General Dynamics Corporation (United States), Elbit Systems Ltd (United States), L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. (United States), Thales Group (France), and Harris Corporation (France) among others.

The global C4ISR market has been segmented as follows:

Global C4ISR Market

C4ISR Market, by Platform Type

  • Airborne
  • Land
  • Naval

C4ISR Market, by Application

  • Surveillance & Reconnaissance
  • Computer
  • Tactical Communication
  • Electronic Warfare
  • Command And Control
  • Others

By Geography

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • U.K.
    • Russia
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Israel
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Rest of South America