Americas Medium And Large Caliber Ammunition Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

The Americas Medium And Large Caliber Ammunition Market is segmented by ammunition type (Medium Caliber, Large Caliber) and Countries.

Market Snapshot

Study Period: 2018-2027
Base Year: 2021
CAGR: >3 %

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Market Overview

The Americas Ammunition Market is expected to exhibit a growth rate of over 3% during the forecast period 2020 – 2025.

  • The growth in terrorism, armed conflict with drug cartels and smugglers, overseas deployment in combat affected regions, etc. is prompting the militaries and law enforcement forces in the region to procure new weapons and ammunitions for self-propelled artillery, shoulder fire weapons, gatling cannons, etc., propelling the growth of medium and large caliber ammunition demand in the Americas.
  • The development of new airborne cannons and naval Close-In Weapon Systems (CIWS) is expected to fuel the market growth for medium and large caliber ammunition in the region.
  • The advancement in technology such as polymer coated ammunition, self-steering ammunition technology, hypersonic projectile, etc. are expected to drive the ammunition market in the region.

Scope of the Report

The Americas Medium And Large Caliber Ammunition Market Report covers the latest trends and technological developments as well as provide analysis on various aspects of the market such as the ammunition type, etc. Report also provides country level analysis and market share of major medium and large caliber ammunition manufacturers in the America region.

Medium Caliber
Large Caliber
United States
Rest Of America

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Key Market Trends

Medium Caliber Ammunition Segment To Exhibit The Highest Growth Rate During The Forecast Period

The America region is home to countries such as United States, Brazil, etc. which has some of the highest defense budgets in the world. Countries such as United States and Canada are actively deploying troops in war affected region such as the Middle-East and countries such as Mexico are actively equipping their troops with best military gear and weapons. Military and rebel groups in the combat affected region are rapidly adopting armored vehicles which are resistant to small caliber ammunition. The countries in the region are investing in the development and procurement of remote controlled weapon station, fighter helicopters, fighter aircraft, naval vessels and boats, etc. For instance, Mexico’s military expenditure increased by 17% between 2015 and 2019. The aforementioned factors are significantly driving the medium caliber ammunition demand in the region.


United States To Exhibit The Highest Growth Rate

United States is the highest military spender in the world and its sanction military budget for the year 2020 stands at more than USD 730 billion. The United States is heavily investing in the research and development of weapons and advanced technologies for defense assets and this factor is driving the market growth for medium and large caliber ammunition in the country. In March 2020, United States army tested its Extended Range Cannon Artillery System which shot 155 mm guided artillery round to a distance of 65 kilometres. This factor is expected to drive the demand for long range artillery ammunition in the United States. In October 2019, Northrop Grumman unveiled its new XM913 Bushmaster 50 mm chain gun with an extendable range of 4 kilometres for United States Army’s next generation combat vehicle. The aforementioned developments and factors are expected to propel the demand for ammunition in the country.


Competitive Landscape

The Medium And Large Caliber Ammunition market in America region is a moderately consolidated one with players such as General Dynamics Corporation, BAE Systems PLC, CBC, Northrop Grumman Corporation, IMBEL, etc. dominating the market. The key players in the market are expected to enjoy a good growth in terms of revenue owing to the increased demand from both civilian and military segment. Players who are principal suppliers to the defense forces in the region are significantly investing in the research and development of new ammunition equipped with highly advanced technologies.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Force Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 Type

      1. 5.1.1 Medium Caliber

      2. 5.1.2 Large Caliber

    2. 5.2 Geography

      1. 5.2.1 America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Brazil

        4. Mexico

        5. Rest Of America


    1. 6.1 Company Profiles

      1. 6.1.1 General Dynamics Corporation

      2. 6.1.2 BAE Systems PLC

      3. 6.1.3 IMBEL

      4. 6.1.4 CBC Defense

      5. 6.1.5 FAMAE

      6. 6.1.6 EMGEPRON

      7. 6.1.7 Northrop Grumman Corporation

    2. *List Not Exhaustive

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Americas Medium And Large Caliber Ammunition Market market is studied from 2018 - 2026.

The Americas Medium And Large Caliber Ammunition Market is growing at a CAGR of >3% over the next 5 years.

General Dynamics CorporationGeneral Dynamics Corporation, BAE Systems PLC, Northrop Grumman Corporation, IMBEL, CBC Defense are the major companies operating in Americas Medium And Large Caliber Ammunition Market.

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