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Smart Weapons

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Smart Weapons
Published: May 1, 2019 Content info: 225 Pages
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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Smart Weapons in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 through 2022. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 40 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Axon Enterprise
BAE Systems PLC
Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Denel SOC Ltd.
General Dynamics Corporation
Harris Corporation

Table of Contents
Product Code: MCP-7086

Table of Contents

1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
  • Product Definition and Scope of Study

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

  • Smart Weapons: Augmenting National Defense with Intelligent, Accurate, and Digital Technologies
  • Ushering a New Era of AI-Driven Self-aware Systems, Smart Weapons Seek to Widen Role in Modern Warfare
  • Changing Realities of Modern Warfare: A Brief Overview
  • Technical Superiority over Conventional Weaponry Widens Scope & Span of Smart Weapons
  • Robust Demand Projected for Smart Weapons over the Coming Years
  • Developed Regions Remain Primary Revenue Contributors
    • Table 1: Developed Regions Account for over 2/3rd Share of World Smart Weapons Market: Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Developed and Developing Regions (2018E & 2022P) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Fast Paced Growth Forecasts in Asia-Pacific & Other Developing Regions
    • Table 2: Global Market for Smart Weapons - Geographic Regions Ranked by % CAGR (Revenues) for 2015-2022: Asia-Pacific, Rest of World, Latin America, US, Canada, Europe, and Japan (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Prevailing Economic Scenario Favors Market Expansion
    • Table 3: World Real GDP Growth Rates in % (2016-2019P): Breakdown by Country/Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. GROWTH DRIVERS, TRENDS & ISSUES

  • Surging Defense & Military Expenditures Worldwide: Cornerstone for Present & Future Growth
  • The US & Europe Steer Global Military Spending
  • Asia & the Middle East Poised to Fuel Long-Term Growth
    • Table 4: Ever-Present Threat to Public Liberty & the Resulting Increase in Defense Spending for Peace as well as War to Indirectly Spur Growth in Demand for Smart Weapons: Global Military Spending (in US$ Billion) for the Years 2014 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 5: Comparison of Military Spending as % of GDP in Developed Countries Vs Developing Countries for the Years 2000, 2010, 2015 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 6: Military Spending (in US$ Million) in NATO Countries for the Years 2015, 2016 & 2017E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 7: Top Countries with Military Spending in Purchasing Power Parity in USD Billion: 2045 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Escalating Global Arms Race Provides the Perfect Platform for Market Expansion
  • Successful Deployments of Smart Bombs Drive Robust Demand
  • Joint Air-To-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) and Artificial Intelligence Increase the Smart Quotient of Smart Bombs
  • Precision Guided Munitions Offer Lucrative Growth Opportunities
  • Demand for Airborne and Surface-to-Air Missile Systems Gain Momentum
  • Market for Air-to-Air Missiles Continues to Expand
  • Imaging Infrared Technology Finds Favor in IR Missile Guidance
  • Satellite Guidance Emerge as the Preferred Medium of Land Attack Cruise Missile Guidance
  • Directed Energy Weapons (DEW) Set to Transform Electronic Warfare
  • Sensor Fuzed Weapons to Substitute Unguided Cluster Bombs, Bodes Well for Market Adoption
  • Sensor Fuzed Weapons: From Undiscriminating Weapons to Highly Discriminating and Effective Systems
  • Smart Gun & Personalized Gun Technologies Offering Higher Accuracy and Safety to Become Mainstream
  • Directed Energy Weapons to Witness Growth in Demand
  • Technological Innovations & Advancements Maintain Robust Momentum
  • Select Innovative Smart Weapon Technologies Announced in the Recent Past
    • Hatchet Smart Munition - Small, Laser- and GPS-guided Precision Glide Weapons
    • SmartGlider Light - Compact Member of MBDA's SmartGlider Precision-Guided Munition
    • Lockheed Martin's Light Weight and Small-Sized Weapon Seeker
    • Lockheed Martin's ATHENA-powered Compact Laser Weapon System
    • XM-25 Punisher: Smart Firearms for Infantry Divisions
    • Sandia's Self-Guided Projectile: A Smart Bullet for Firing from a Smooth-Bored Gun Barrel
  • Resolving Prevailing Challenges: Critical for Future Success
  • Leveraging Existing Designs and Using Low-Cost Materials: An Apt Solution to the High Cost Concern
  • Military Cooperation: A Double-Edged Sword?

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • Smart Weapons: Introduction
  • Smart Bombs
    • Small Diameter Bomb
  • Missiles
    • Air-to-Surface Missiles
    • Surface-to-Air Missile
    • Stand-off Missiles
  • Directed-Energy Weapons
  • Smart Bullets
  • Electro-Magnetic Pulse Weapons
  • Sensor Fuzed Weapons
  • Precision Firearms
  • Precision Artillery Munitions

5. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

  • American & European Defense Contractors Dominate the Smart Weapons Market
    • Table 8: Leaders Players in Global Missile Market with Percentage Breakdown of Production Values: 2012-2015 and 2015-2019 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Manufacturers Formulate Innovative Strategies to Gain Competitive Edge
  • Synergistic Alliances: The New Focus Area
  • 5.1 Focus on Select Global Players
  • Axon Enterprise (USA)
  • BAE Systems PLC (UK)
  • Curtiss-Wright Corporation (USA)
  • Denel SOC Ltd. (South Africa)
  • General Dynamics Corporation (USA)
  • Harris Corporation (USA)
  • Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (Israel)
  • Kongsberg Gruppen ASA (Norway)
  • L3 Technologies, Inc. (USA)
  • Leonardo SpA (Italy)
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation (USA)
  • MBDA France (France)
  • Nexter Group (France)
  • NORINCO (China)
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation (USA)
  • QinetiQ Group PLC (UK)
  • Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. (Israel)
  • Raytheon Company (USA)
  • Rheinmetall AG (Germany)
  • Roketsan AS (Turkey)
  • Safran Electronics & Defense (France)
  • Textron Inc. (USA)
  • Thales Group (France)
  • The Boeing Company (USA)
  • 5.2 Product Innovations/Introductions
  • Orbital ATK Armament Systems Tests Hatchet Smart Munition
  • Air Tractor and L3 Enhance AT-802L Longsword(tm) with Support for BAE's COBRA
  • MBDA Unveils SmartGlider Light
  • 5.3 Recent Industry Activity
  • BAE Systems to Expand Operations in Huntsville
  • BAE Systems Bags New APKWS Rockets Supply Contract from the U.S. Navy
  • Harris and L3 Technologies to Merge
  • Harris Bags US Air Force Contract for International F-16 Electronic Warfare System Support Program
  • L3 Technologies Takes Over ASV Global
  • L3 Technologies Snaps Up Azimuth Security and Linchpin Labs
  • TAURUS Systems to Upgrade TAURUS KEPD 350 Weapon System for Spanish Air Force
  • Northrop Grumman Receives IAMD IBCS Contract from the US Army
  • Northrop Grumman Wins New AARGM Contract from the US Navy
  • Boeing Bags New DoD Contract for JDAM Tail Kits
  • Boeing to Supply Additional GBU-39 SDB Smart Weapons to the US Military
  • Northrop Grumman Acquires Orbital ATK
  • Axon Bags Multiple Orders for TASER X26P and TASER X2 Smart Weapons
  • Axon Equips Chicago Police Department with TASER Smart Weapons
  • MBDA Inaugurates New High-Tech Manufacturing Facility in Bolton
  • MBDA and Milrem Robotics to Develop UGV
  • Lockheed Martin and MBDA Establish TLVS GmbH
  • Leonardo Consolidates UK Operations through Launch of Leonardo MW Ltd.
  • BAE Systems form PGM Collaboration with Leonardo
  • L3 Technologies Acquires Adaptive Methods
  • Boeing Receives Additional Pentagon Funding to Enhance Smart Bomb Production
  • TASER International Rebrands itself as Axon Enterprise
  • Axon Wins Multiple Orders for TASER X26P and TASER X2 Smart Weapons
  • MBDA Establishes MBDA Australia
  • MBDA Signs MoU with Romarm and Electromecanica Ploiesti

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

    • Table 9: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Smart Weapons by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 10: World 5-Year Perspective for Smart Weapons by Geographic Region - Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2018 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

  • 7.1 The United States
  • A. Market Analysis
    • The United States: Prime Market for Smart Weapons
    • Table 11: US Accounts for over 2/5th Share of World Smart Weapons Market: Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US and Rest of World (2018E & 2022P) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Higher Budgetary Allocation for Military Modernization Creates Conducive Environment
      • Weaponry with Autonomous, AI and Hypersonic Capabilities Gain Emphasis in Modernization Programs
    • Table 12: Air Power in the US: Breakdown of Number of Air Defense Vehicles by Type for the Year 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Favorable Trends in the Aerospace & Defense Industry Augment Market Prospects
      • Major Aerospace & Defense Federal Departments
      • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
      • Department of Defense (DoD)
      • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
      • Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
    • Growing Spending on Counter-Terrorism Activities Spurs Demand
    • Advanced Tomahawk Missiles with Smart Features Revolutionize Aerial Warfare
    • Cost-Effective APKWS Laser-Guided Rockets Gain Preference
    • DARPA Spearheads Development of US Precision Guided Munitions (PGM) Arsenal
      • DARPA's Innovative Smart Drones with Cheaper Missiles for Future Warfare
      • DARPA's Self-Steering EXACTO Bullets for Engaging Moving Objects
      • DARPA's Tank Breaker Program
      • Innovative Joint Direct Attack Munitions (JDAM)
      • Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM): A Joint Effort of DARPA and the Office of the Naval Research
      • DARPA's Advanced Precision Guided Armaments
      • US Army's Mobile Lasers & Electromagnetic Railguns for Engaging UAVs & Mortars
      • USAF's Networked MALDs: Unlocking New Dimensions for Attack on Air-Defense Systems
    • Defense Organizations Shift Focus from Hardware to Software Development
      • Software-Based Smart Bombs, Unmanned Vehicles and Drones: Next Generation Weaponry
      • The Cost Factor: A Major Cause of Concern for Software-Based Systems
      • Software Solutions Continue to Transform the Defense Sector
    • Guided Rockets: A Core Component of the Future Warfare
    • Smart Bombs & Rockets: Characterized by Increasing Competition from Russia and China
    • B-52 Aircraft: On the Threshold to Becoming a Smart Weapons Carrier
    • Advanced Technologies Increase the Safety Quotient of Personalized Guns
      • Americans Divided Over Effectiveness of Personalized Firearms in Curbing Gun Violence
    • Regulatory Environment
      • Environmental Regulations
      • Regulatory Framework for Defense Related Exports
      • Select Regulatory Bodies
      • The Office of Defense Trade Controls
      • The Bureau of Export Administration
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 13: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Smart Weapons Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.2 Canada
  • A. Market Analysis
    • Colt Canada and DRDC Develop Prototype Smart Gun for Canadian Armed Forces
    • Canadian Aerospace and Defense Industry: A Macro Perspective
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 14: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Smart Weapons Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.3 Japan
  • Market Analysis
    • Table 15: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Smart Weapons Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.4 Europe
  • A. Market Analysis
    • Prominence of Advanced Warfare Strategies Instigates Demand for Smart Weapons
    • Increased Defense Investments & Emphasis on Military Collaborations Favor Market Expansion
    • Defense Organizations Prioritize Smart Weapons
    • Aerospace & Defense Relationship between the EU and the US over the Years: An Overview
      • EU Lends Massive Push to R&D Funding
      • Widening Technological Divide between Europe and the US
      • Where the Europeans Fall Behind the Americans?
      • Bridging the Technology Gap: Vital for European Aerospace & Defense Companies
      • Technology Transfer - A Key Issue
      • European Companies Gain Foothold
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 16: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Smart Weapons by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 17: European 5-Year Perspective for Smart Weapons by Geographic Region - Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2018 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.4.1 France
  • A. Market Analysis
    • Smart Weapons to Widen Footprint in the Sprawling French Defense Technologies Domain
    • OCCAR to Play Key Role in Future Procurement Programs
    • DGA - Direction General de l'Armement
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 18: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Smart Weapons Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.4.2 Germany
  • Market Analysis
    • Table 19: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Smart Weapons Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.4.3 Italy
  • Market Analysis
    • Table 20: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Smart Weapons Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.4.4 The United Kingdom
  • A. Market Analysis
    • The UK: Prominent Consumer of Smart Weapons in Europe
    • Government Support Lends Traction to Market Growth
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 21: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Smart Weapons Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.4.5 Spain
  • Market Analysis
    • Table 22: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Smart Weapons Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.4.6 Russia
  • A. Market Analysis
    • Sustained Increase in Defense Budget Augurs Well for Smart Weapons Market
    • Russia Showcases Smart Weapons Arsenal in Syrian Campaign
    • Aerospace & Defense Industry Flourishes in Russia
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 23: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Smart Weapons Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.4.7 Rest of Europe
  • Market Analysis
    • Table 24: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Smart Weapons Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.5 Asia-Pacific
  • A. Market Analysis
    • Defense Spending on the Rise, Bodes Well for Market Growth
    • China: A Potential Laden Market for Smart Weapons
      • Significant Government Funding for Developing Technically Advanced Weapons
      • Ambiguity Surrounds China's Weapon System Technologies
      • Despite Substantial Growth, Inadequacies Remain
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 25: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Smart Weapons Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.6 Latin America
  • Market Analysis
    • Table 26: Latin America Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Smart Weapons Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.7 Rest of World
  • Market Analysis
    • Table 27: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Smart Weapons Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

8. COMPANY PROFILES

  • Total Companies Profiled: 40 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 47) The United States (15) Canada (2) Europe (19) - France (5) - Germany (4) - The United Kingdom (2) - Italy (1) - Rest of Europe (7) Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (5) Africa (2) Middle East (4)
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