Special Mission Aircraft Market Size

Statistics for the 2023 & 2024 Special Mission Aircraft market size, created by Mordor Intelligence™ Industry Reports. Special Mission Aircraft size report includes a market forecast to 2029 and historical overview. Get a sample of this industry size analysis as a free report PDF download.

Market Size of Special Mission Aircraft Industry

Special Mission Aircraft Market Summary
Study Period 2019-2029
Market Size (2024) USD 6.63 Billion
Market Size (2029) USD 7.31 Billion
CAGR (2024 - 2029) 1.99 %
Fastest Growing Market Asia Pacific
Largest Market North America

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Special Mission Aircraft Market Major Players

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Special Mission Aircraft Market Analysis

The Special Mission Aircraft Market size is estimated at USD 6.63 billion in 2024, and is expected to reach USD 7.31 billion by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 1.99% during the forecast period (2024-2029).

The escalating geopolitical tensions and cross-border issues across the world are driving the rapid increase in military spending by major and emerging economies. Special mission aircraft act as low-cost multi-role substitutes that support a wide range of missions like maritime patrol, electronic warfare, search and rescue, and medevac, among others. The ongoing advancements in aerospace technologies, including sensor systems, communication equipment, and stealth capabilities, drive the demand for modernized special mission aircraft with enhanced performance and capabilities. The integration of cyber warfare capabilities into special mission aircraft is becoming increasingly important as nations seek to enhance their capabilities to detect and counter cyber threats.

According to Bombardier, the demand for medevac-configured special mission aircraft increased in 2020. The evolving global security landscape, including geopolitical tensions and asymmetric threats, propels the need for special mission aircraft to enhance situational awareness and response capabilities. Moreover, growing defense expenditures worldwide are expected to accelerate the demand for special mission aircraft during the forecast period.

Special Mission Aircraft Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)