Body Armor Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecasts (2020 - 2025)

The Body Armor Market is segmented by Type (Soft and Hard Armors, Clothing, Helmets, and Accessories), Purpose (Military and Civilian), and Geography.

Market Snapshot

Study Period:

2017-2025

Base Year:

2019

Fastest Growing Market:

Asia Pacific

Largest Market:

North America

CAGR:

3.5 %

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Market Overview

The body armor market is expected to record a CAGR of over 3.5% during the forecast period (2020-2025).

  • With the increase in terrorism and hostile activities around the world, various armed forces and law enforcement agencies are procuring body armors and accessories, which is currently driving the market.
  • Countries, like Germany, India, and Japan, are expected to increase their military recruitments, in order to recover from the shortages in military personnel. This is anticipated to drive the body armor market in the future.
  • The development of new and advanced body armors, like soldier exoskeletons, by companies, like Rostec, is expected to generate a huge demand in the future.

Scope of the Report

Body armor is a layer of protection worn by military personnel. Its main purpose is to absorb or deflect slashing hit and penetrate attacks. Earlier, only soldiers were given the license to use it, but nowadays, it is also used by security guards, police, and other individuals, in order to feel safe and protect themselves from incoming attacks. The report covers accessories like helmets, shoes, shields, and hand and leg protection gears, among others.

Type
Soft and Hard Armors
Clothing
Helmets
Accessories
Purpose
Military
Civilian
Geography
North America
Europe
Asia-Pacific
Latin America
Middle-East and Africa

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Key Market Trends

Military Segment of the Market to Register the Highest Growth During the Forecast Period

Currently, the military segment of the body armor market has the largest market share, and it is expected to continue its dominance during the forecast period. This is due to the on-going military procurements and soldier modernization programs around the world. For instance, Combatiente Futuro of Spain, Soldier Modernization Program - SMP of the Netherlands, NORMANS of Norway, Soldado do Futuro of Portugal, IMESS of Switzerland, MARKUS of Sweden, FIST of Belgium, Projekt TYTAN of Poland, and 21st Century Soldier of the Czech Republic, among others, are the current future soldier programs taking shape in Europe.

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Body Armor Market in Asia-Pacific to Register the Highest Growth During the Forecast Period

The Asia-Pacific body armor market is expected to register the highest CAGR during the forecast period. This growth may be propelled by countries, like China and India, which currently have the highest number of active military personnel. This may generate further demand for body armors and related accessories. Also, currently, there is a deficit in military personnel in Japan and India. The increase in recruitment of military personnel to overcome the deficit may generate demand for body armors in this region during the forecast period.

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Competitive Landscape

The body armor market is highly fragmented, with many players holding small shares of the market, owing to their presence in various geographical locations. BAE Systems PLC, Safariland LLC, DuPont, Honeywell International Inc., and ArmorSource LLC are a few prominent firms benefitting from the geographical advantage. Majority of the players are based in North America. However, due to the increasing requirements in the Asia-Pacific and Middle-East and African regions, expansion of major players into these regions may enable them to increase their presence in the market during the forecast period.

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Table Of Contents

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study

  2. 2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

  3. 3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  4. 4. MARKET DYNAMICS

    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      3. 4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

  5. 5. MARKET SEGMENTATION

    1. 5.1 Type

      1. 5.1.1 Soft and Hard Armors

      2. 5.1.2 Clothing

      3. 5.1.3 Helmets

      4. 5.1.4 Accessories

    2. 5.2 Purpose

      1. 5.2.1 Military

      2. 5.2.2 Civilian

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 North America

      2. 5.3.2 Europe

      3. 5.3.3 Asia-Pacific

      4. 5.3.4 Latin America

      5. 5.3.5 Middle-East and Africa

  6. 6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

    1. 6.1 Vendor Market Share

    2. 6.2 Company Profiles

      1. 6.2.1 Elmon SA

      2. 6.2.2 DuPont

      3. 6.2.3 Honeywell International Inc.

      4. 6.2.4 U.S. Armor Corporation

      5. 6.2.5 Point Blank Enterprises Inc.

      6. 6.2.6 BAE Systems PLC

      7. 6.2.7 EnGarde Body Armor

      8. 6.2.8 ArmorSource LLC

      9. 6.2.9 Bluewater Defense Inc.

      10. 6.2.10 Sarkar Tactical

      11. 6.2.11 Survitec Group Limited

      12. 6.2.12 Safariland LLC

  7. 7. MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS

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