Military Gas Mask Market Size
|Study Period:||2019- 2028|
|Fastest Growing Market:||Asia Pacific|
|Largest Market:||North America|
|CAGR:||> 3 %|
*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order
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Military Gas Mask Market Analysis
The military gas mask market is anticipated to register a CAGR of 3% during the forecast period (2023-2028).
COVID-19 has had a negative effect on the military gas market. The onset of the pandemic led to the shutting down of all businesses except necessary businesses such as food and medicine and this has led to a growing economic crisis. Moreover, the onset of the pandemic led to various countries imposing restrictions and thus preventing trade between countries. In addition, the onset of the pandemic also led to a decline in the production of military gas masks worldwide. On the other hand, the decline in the COVID-19 pandemic led to various countries opening up their borders which have led to an increase in terms of trade among nations. Moreover, the decline in the pandemic also led to an increase in terms of manufacturing of military gas masks worldwide owing to the increasing demand for military gas masks by defense personnel worldwide and this shall lead to the market witnessing significant growth in the near future.
The growing instances of accidents related to chemical spillages, radioactive particulate matter diffusions, and the outbreak of biological threats and pandemics have resulted in an increase in the demand for first responder gas masks, which is driving the market, currently. Moreover, growing political conflicts, an increase in terrorism, and unrest in various countries across the globe will lead to an increase in the demand for modern military masks.
Also, the dynamic nature of modern warfare has resulted in the inclusion of highly lethal chemical and biological agents into weaponry, which is posing a risk to the soldiers on the battlefield. This has generated a demand for military gas masks across the world.
Military Gas Mask Industry Segmentation
Gas masks are different from regular masks with different functionalities and designs. These masks protect the wearer from inhaling poisonous gases such as mustard gas or chlorine gas and airborne toxic materials by forming a sealed cover over the nose and mouth. The gas masks also cover the eyes of the wearer and other vulnerable soft tissues of the face as many can get affected by eye contact. Moreover, gas masks are also mostly used as a safety device that protects the wearer from poisonous gases and toxic airborne materials. It is used in chemical factories by workers to fix any gaseous leakage or to clean any kind of toxic chemical spillages amongst others.
The military gas mask market is segmented by mask type, product type, end-user, and geography. By mask type, the market is segmented into full-face gas masks and half-face gas masks. By product type, the market is divided into non-powered respirators and powered respirators. By end-user, the market is classified into the military and first responders. By geography, the market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa. The report offers the market size and forecasts by value (USD Million) for all the above segments.
|Full-face Gas Mask|
|Half-face Gas Mask|
Military Gas Mask Market Trends
This section covers the major market trends shaping the Military Gas Mask Market according to our research experts:
The Full-Face Gas Mask Segment Is Expected To Witness A Significant Growth During The Forecast Period.
By mask type, the full-face gas mask market is expected to witness significant growth during the forecast period. The full-face gas mask is being widely adopted by military forces and first responders across the world, as it provides greater comfort and protection to the face. Newer models of full-face masks are designed in such a way that they offer a better view than the half-face mask. Although the full-face mask is heavier than a half-face mask, they offer full protection for the nose, mouth, and eyes, which makes them safer as compared to half-face gas masks. Moreover, the increasing threats from Nuclear Biological Chemical (NBC) agents often pose risks to the health of first responders and military personnel. Thus, the ability to counter such threats by full–face gas masks will lead to growth in the coming years.
In the military, the growing CBRN threats are projected to drive the need for adopting various troop protection measures like full-face masks, which provide enhanced protection against radioactive particulate matter. The presence of various manufacturers such as MIRA Safety, 3M, and Parcil Safety amongst others who are engaged in designing advanced full-face gas masks will lead to the growth of full-face gas masks during the forecast period.
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North America Is Expected To Witness Significant Growth During The Forecast Period
The region of North America is expected to witness significant growth during the forecast period. The United States is one of the major importers of military gas masks worldwide. In addition, the country is constantly upgrading its military and first responder protection systems, which is expected to generate revenues for the players supplying the gas masks to the country. For instance, in September 2022, the United States Department of Defense sought to develop a single decontaminant effective against chemical and biological agents for decontaminating tactical vehicles, ship surfaces, and weapons. The United States Department of Defense’s current requirement is the M50 gas masks to be used by all sectors of service. Moreover, the M50 gas masks provided outstanding protection against a variety of challenges.
The presence of various companies that are engaged in the development of advanced military gas masks will lead to the market witnessing growth in the coming years. For instance, in recent years, Avon Protection has developed the M53AI mask. The M53Ai mask has been developed based on the Joint Service General Purpose (JSGP) program of the United States. Moreover, the mask has also been developed to meet the unique requirements of Special Mission Units while providing maximum operational flexibility. Thus, such developments will lead the market to witness significant growth during the forecast period.
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Military Gas Mask Industry Overview
The market is highly consolidated with the presence of a few players holding significant shares in the market. Some of the most prominent players in the military gas mask market are 3M Company, Avon Protection Systems, Inc., Honeywell International, Inc., MSA Safety Inc., and Drägerwerk AG & Co. KG amongst others. With the competition growing in the industry, manufacturers are focusing on introducing newer models in gas masks that enhance both situational awareness, in terms of visibility and ergonomics of the users. As such, the focus is currently on manufacturing masks with flexible polyurethane lenses that give a wide field of vision, and facepieces made up of durable and soft rubber material for better ergonomics. In addition, the use of newer, advanced materials and technologies may aid in producing better and more effective masks, which may eventually propel the replacement of the traditional gas masks existing with many militaries and first responders around the world. Hence, the focus of research on newer materials and technologies may help the players in the long run.
Military Gas Mask Market Leaders
Avon Protection Systems, Inc.
Honeywell International, Inc.
MSA Safety Inc.
Drägerwerk AG & Co. KG
*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order
Military Gas Mask Market News
In February 2023, The Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration announced that they will launch a new project in order to procure new military gas masks in the coming years in order to replace the K-1s military gas masks. K-1 is a Korean-designed mask developed by Samgong Corp which is intended to protect the individual soldier against NBC warfare agents.
In July 2022, The National Science Agency of Australia known as CSIRO announced that they shall accelerate the development of ground-breaking protection for its defense forces from chemical, biological, and radiological agents. Thus, under a contract of USD 8.6 million CSIRO will develop its leading respirator technology. CSIRO will be working with Melbourne-based chemical manufacturing business, Boron Molecular and Brisbane-based, Veteran Owned EPE Trusted to Protect, to develop the respirator.
Military Gas Mask Market Report - Table of Contents
1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definition
1.2 Scope of the Study
2. Research Methodology
3. Executive Summary
4. Market Dynamics
4.1 Market Overview
4.2 Market Drivers
4.3 Market Restraints
4.4 Industry Attractiveness - Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants
4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers
4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products
4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
5. Market Segmentation
5.1 Mask Type
5.1.1 Full-face Gas Mask
5.1.2 Half-face Gas Mask
5.2 Product Type
5.2.1 Non-powered Respirators
5.2.2 Powered Respirators
5.3 End User
5.3.2 First Responders
5.4.1 North America
22.214.171.124 United States
126.96.36.199 United Kingdom
188.8.131.52 Rest of Europe
184.108.40.206 Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.4.4 Latin America
220.127.116.11 Rest of Latin America
5.4.5 Middle East and Africa
18.104.22.168 Saudi Arabia
22.214.171.124 United Arab Emirates
126.96.36.199 Rest of Middle East and Africa
6. Competitive Landscape
6.1 Vendor Market Share
6.2 Company Profile
6.2.2 Honeywell International Inc.
6.2.3 Avon Protection Systems Inc.
6.2.4 Metadure Parts & Sales Inc.
6.2.5 Shalon Chemical Industries Ltd
6.2.6 Scott Healh and Safety Oy
6.2.7 Duram Mask
6.2.8 MSA Safety Inc.
6.2.9 Drgerwerk AG & Co. KG
7. Market Opportunities and Future Trends
Military Gas Mask Market Research FAQs
What is the study period of this market?
The Military Gas Mask Market is studied from 2019 - 2028.
What is the growth rate of Military Gas Mask Market?
The Military Gas Mask Market is growing at a CAGR of >3% over the next 5 years.
What is Military Gas Mask Market size in 2019?
The Military Gas Mask Market is valued at 1 Million USD in 2019.
What is Military Gas Mask Market size in 2028?
The Military Gas Mask Market is valued at 3 Million USD in 2028.
Which region has highest growth rate in Military Gas Mask Market?
Asia Pacific is growing at the highest CAGR over 2021- 2026.
Which region has largest share in Military Gas Mask Market?
North America holds highest share in 2022.
Who are the key players in Military Gas Mask Market?
3M Company, Avon Protection Systems, Inc., Honeywell International, Inc., MSA Safety Inc., Drägerwerk AG & Co. KG are the major companies operating in Military Gas Mask Market.
Military Gas Mask Industry Report
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