Border Security Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2023 - 2028)

The Border Security Market is segmented by Platform (Land, Air, and Sea) and Geography (North America, South America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and Middle-East and Africa).

Border Security Market Size

Border Security Market Size
Study Period: 2018 - 2028
Fastest Growing Market: Europe
Largest Market: Asia Pacific
CAGR: > 7 %

Major Players

Border Security Market Major Players

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


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Border Security Market Analysis

The border security market is anticipated to register a CAGR of over 7%, during the forecast period (2020 – 2025).

The rising geopolitical instabilities and territorial conflicts are driving the demand for advanced border security solutions, worldwide.

Moreover, the increasing procurement of surveillance aircraft, patrol aircraft, ground attack helicopters, transport helicopters, amphibious aircraft, marine vessels, and submarines for border security are expected to drive the growth of the border security market, during the forecast period.

Additionally, the modernization of the existing border security infrastructure is providing new market opportunities for the border security market.

Border Security Industry Segmentation

The border security market is defined as the revenue from products that are employed for the purpose of securing borders.

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Border Security Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the Border Security Market according to our research experts:

Sea-based Platform to Experience Major Growth

  • Despite clearly defined boundaries, maritime disputes are common in places where countries compete over inhabited and uninhabited islands. Many military superpowers, such as the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Russia, China, and Japan, have borders surrounded mostly by seas. There are many disputes in the South China Sea among China, Taiwan, Vietnam, the Philippines, and Malaysia, which have overlapping claims.
  • In the wake of all these issues, countries are focusing more on protecting their sea-based borders. With increasing threats over international waters, countries are focusing on developing their surveillance over the sea, which is expected to drive the sea-based platforms, to register the highest growth in the market, during the forecast period.
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Asia-Pacific Currently Dominates the Border Security Market

  • Currently, Asia-Pacific has the highest share in the border security market. This is primarily due to ongoing border issues between India – Pakistan, India – China, and China-Japan, among others. China is one of the largest countries in Asia that has territorial issues with Taiwan, India, North Korea, Malaysia, South Korea, Indonesia, Japan, the Philippines, and Vietnam.
  • Countries, like Vietnam, the Philippines, and Australia, among others, are upgrading their border forces for detecting, intercepting, and deterring people smuggling ventures. Increasing collaborations between countries, like China and Pakistan, India, and the United States, to protect their territories, are major contributing factors for the growth of the border security market in the region.
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Border Security Industry Overview

  • The market is fragmented, and it is dominated by global defense systems and technology providers, like Raytheon Company, General Dynamics Corporation, and Thales Group. Many of the geographic regions have local players who are equally strong and provide smaller sub-systems of a larger network/project, in partnership with the global leaders.
  • Local players in North America and the Middle-East and Africa are particularly threatening the global leaders, as they aim to provide an all-round solution at a fraction of the cost quoted by these global leaders, without compromising on quality or reliability.

Border Security Market Leaders

  1. Airbus SE

  2. The Boeing Company

  3. General Dynamics Corporation

  4. Moog Inc.

  5. Thales Group

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

Airbus SE, The Boeing Company, General Dynamics Corporation, Moog Inc, Thales Group.

Border Security Market News

In August 2021, the US Border Patrol announced that it deployed two Autonomous Surveillance Towers (ASTs) in the Santa Teresa Station area and further announced its plans to deploy additional 13 ASTs across the El Paso Sector in the coming months. ASTs are expected provide effective surveillance and detection capabilities using autonomous surveillance technology that will border patrol agency to identify and locate migrants illegally entering into the United States

In June 2021, the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) lunched third Ponta Porã Radar Station in Mato Grosso do Sul (MS). The station is a third radar installation of FAB along the border of central-west region of the country. The first radar station was installed in the city of Corumbá in August 2020 and second station was installed in Porto Murtinho in March 2021. The radar stations are expected to enhance the identification low flying aircraft in Brazil’s border region with Bolivia and Paraguay.

Border Security Market Report - 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 Industry Attractiveness - Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 By Platform

      1. 5.1.1 Land

      2. 5.1.2 Air

      3. 5.1.3 Sea

    2. 5.2 Geography

      1. 5.2.1 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

      2. 5.2.2 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America

      3. 5.2.3 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. Japan

        3. India

        4. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      4. 5.2.4 Europe

        1. United Kingdom

        2. Germany

        3. France

        4. Rest of Europe

      5. 5.2.5 Middle-East and Africa

        1. United Arab Emirates

        2. South Africa

        3. Saudi Arabia

        4. Iran

        5. Rest of Middle-East and Africa


    1. 6.1 Vendor Market Share

    2. 6.2 Company Profiles

      1. 6.2.1 Northrop Grumman Corporation

      2. 6.2.2 Airbus SE

      3. 6.2.3 The Boeing Company

      4. 6.2.4 Cobham PLC

      5. 6.2.5 Raytheon Company

      6. 6.2.6 Elbit Systems Ltd

      7. 6.2.7 General Atomics

      8. 6.2.8 General Dynamics Corporation

      9. 6.2.9 Saab AB

      10. 6.2.10 Moog Inc.

      11. 6.2.11 Blighter Surveillance Systems Ltd

      12. 6.2.12 Thales Group

    3. *List Not Exhaustive

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Border Security Market Research FAQs

The Border Security Market is studied from 2018 - 2028.

The Border Security Market is growing at a CAGR of >7% over the next 5 years.

Europe is growing at the highest CAGR over 2018 - 2028.

Asia Pacific holds highest share in 2021.

Airbus SE, The Boeing Company, General Dynamics Corporation, Moog Inc., Thales Group are the major companies operating in Border Security Market.

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