Market Share of Tactical UAV Industry
The market of tactical UAVs is highly fragmented, with several providers and UAVs that can be used for tactical and ISR missions. The key players in the market are The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Elbit Systems Ltd, and AeroVironment Inc. These players are all major international companies trying to expand their presence and product portfolio by adopting different strategies. Several UAV manufacturers are developing newer generation tactical UAVs with advanced payloads of electro-optical or infrared sensors and capabilities to transmit live video and other invaluable information that can empower troops. The growing focus on the indigenous development of tactical UAVs is anticipated to help the advent of new players in the market. In recent years, several smaller players have constantly grown their market presence. They are expected to play a critical role in the future as their technology matures and gains flight hours while building technologies and capabilities made for their local users, including both military and non-military customers.
Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Market Leaders
The Boeing Company
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Elbit Systems Ltd
*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order