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August 2016

Small UAV Market - By Type, Propulsion Systems, Geography, Industries and Vendors Forecasts, Shares and Trends (2015 - 2020)

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The Global Small UAV Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.84% to reach $ X.XX billion by the year 2020. The larger unmanned aerial vehicles such as HALE, MALE are used largely by the military in combat operations which require the aerial vehicle to have a very long range. But their advantages get limited in short range and extremely covert operations as the larger UAV’s have a bigger heat signature. Also because of their very high acquisition cost, it is not viable for the civil sector to buy them. The Fly Away cost of a General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper drone is around $17 million, whereas a small drone can be bought for as low as $3000.

The fixed wing small UAVs have a larger market penetration than the rotary wing and the nano UAV. But the rotary wing UAV is seeing a considerable increase in applications both in the commercial and the military sector. The rotary wing UAVs can take off and land anywhere which gives them a greater operational flexibility.

Due to the growing applications in the commercial sector in the field of photography, construction, oil and gas, energy and agriculture, the share of the civil and commercial sector will increase by the end of the forecast period and register a stronger growth rate than the military sector.

Despite falling defense expenditure, United States will continue to maintain its lead as the biggest market for small UAVs. North America along with the Asia Pacific region will register strong growth rate in the forecast period.

Propulsion systems powered by hydrogen cells will record the fastest growth rate in the forecast period. Hydrogen cell gives the UAV a considerably longer range as compared to solar and lithium-ion.

AeroVironment, Israel Aerospace Industries, and Parrot are some of the important players in the Small UAV Market. The market has been segmented by type (Fixed Wing, Rotary Wing), by Size (Micro, Mini, and Nano) by Application (Military, Law Enforcement, Civil & Commercial), by Propulsion Systems (Hydrogen Cell, Solar, and Lithium-ion) and by Geography (North America, South America, Europe, Middle East & Africa and Asia Pacific).

What the report offers

  • Market analysis of Small UAV Market with specific assessments and competition analysis on global and regional scales
  • Market definition along with the identification of key drivers, opportunities and restraints
  • Expert interviews and their insights on market shift, current and future outlook and factors impacting vendors short term and long term strategies
  • Small UAV Market, forecasts from 2015-2020
  • Small UAV Market segmentation by Type, forecasts from 2015-2020
  • Small UAV Market segmentation by Size, forecasts from 2015-2020
  • Small UAV Market segmentation by Application, forecasts from 2015-2020
  • Small UAV Market segmentation by Propulsion Systems, forecasts from 2015-2020
  • Small UAV Market segmentation by Geography, forecasts from 2015-2020

Identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenarios, rising prospective opportunities, and identification of key companies that can influence this market on a global and regional scale

  • Extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies along with their market shares
  • Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the Small UAV Market on both global and regional scales
  • A comprehensive list of key market players along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information
  • A wide-ranging knowledge and insights about the major players in this industry and the key strategies adopted by them to sustain and grow in the studied market
  • Insights on the major countries in which this industry is blooming and to also identify the regions that are still untapped

Target audience who can refer this report:

  • Commercial Small UAV OEMs
  • Military Small UAV OEMs
  • Service suppliers
  • Raw material and component suppliers
  • Anyone within the value chain system
  • CEO’s, COO’s, Strategic Growth and Business Development Managers
  • Potential Investors (Venture Capitalists)
  • Research Institutes and Organizations
  • Market Research and Consulting Firms
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