1 INTRODUCTION 15
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 15
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 15
1.3 MARKET SCOPE 16
1.3.1 MARKETS COVERED 16
1.3.2 GEOGRAPHIC SCOPE 16
1.3.3 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 16
1.4 CURRENCY 17
1.5 LIMITATIONS 17
1.6 MARKET STAKEHOLDERS 17

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 18
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 18
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 19
2.1.2 KEY DATA FROM SECONDARY SOURCES 19
2.1.3 PRIMARY DATA 19
2.1.4 KEY DATA FROM PRIMARY SOURCES 20
2.1.4.1 Breakdown of primaries 20
2.2 FACTOR ANALYSIS 21
2.2.1 DEMAND SIDE ANALYSIS 21
2.2.1.1 Increasing conflicts and disputes globally 21
2.2.1.2 Growing defense budgets of emerging nations 22
2.2.1.3 Global militarization index 22
2.3 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 23
2.3.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 23
2.3.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 24
2.4 MARKET BREAKDOWN & DATA TRIANGULATION 25
2.5 RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS 26

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 27

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 32
4.1 ATTRACTIVE MARKET OPPORTUNITIES IN THE NETWORK CENTRIC WARFARE MARKET 32
4.2 NETWORK CENTRIC WARFARE MARKET, BY PLATFORM 32
4.3 NETWORK CENTRIC WARFARE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 33
4.4 NETWORK CENTRIC WARFARE MARKET, BY MISSION TYPE 33
4.5 NETWORK CENTRIC WARFARE MARKET, BY REGION SNAPSHOT, 2014-2021 34
4.6 LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS, BY REGION 34

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 35
5.1 INTRODUCTION 35
5.2 MARKET SEGMENTATION 35
5.2.1 BY PLATFORM 35
5.2.2 BY APPLICATION 36
5.2.3 BY MISSION TYPE 37
5.2.4 BY COMMUNICATION NETWORK 37
5.2.5 BY ARCHITECTURE 38
5.3 MARKET DYNAMICS 38
5.3.1 DRIVERS 39
5.3.1.1 Transformation of battlefield in the information age 39
5.3.1.2 Growing need for networking unmanned platforms 39
5.3.1.3 Huge R&D investments for technological advancements in defense operations 39
5.3.1.4 Requirement for accurate and timely information in the battlefield 40
5.3.2 RESTRAINTS 40
5.3.2.1 Defense budget cuts by Amercian and European countries 40
5.3.2.2 Inability of network centric warfare systems to self-heal in case communication nodes are interrupted 41
5.3.3 OPPORTUNITIES 41
5.3.3.1 Network centric warfare systems for systems which cannot be connected 41
5.3.3.2 Encryption of networks against cyber attacks 41
5.3.3.3 Increased bandwidth capabilities 42
5.3.4 CHALLENGES 42
5.3.4.1 Information filtering to match decision requirements 42
5.3.4.2 Potential attack on sensors 42
5.3.4.3 Easy plugin capabiltiy of network centric warfare systems into new platfoms in the battlefield 42

6 INDUSTRY TRENDS 44
6.1 INTRODUCTION 44
6.2 NETWORK CENTRIC WARFARE MARKET: NEW PROGRAMS 44
6.3 BANDWIDTH LIMITS ARE PROJECTED TO CREATE PROBLEM IN THE NETWORK CENTRIC WARFARE MARKET 45
6.4 INTEGRATED INDIVIDUAL SYSTEMS IS ONE OF THE SIGNIFICANT TECHNOLOGIES TO BE USED BY 2021 46
6.5 CHANGING BATTLESPACE SCENERIO AND FUTURE VEHICLES 46
6.6 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 47
6.6.1 THREAT FROM NEW ENTRANTS 47
6.6.2 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES 48
6.6.3 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 48
6.6.4 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 48
6.6.5 INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY 49

7 NETWORK CENTRIC WARFARE MARKET, BY PLATFORM 50
7.1 INTRODUCTION 51
7.2 LAND 52
7.3 AIR 52
7.4 NAVAL 53
7.5 UNMANNED 53

8 NETWORK CENTRIC WARFARE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 55
8.1 INTRODUCTION 56
8.2 INTELLIGENCE, SURVELLIANCE AND RECONNAISSANCE (ISR) 58
8.3 COMMUNICATIONS 60
8.4 COMPUTERS 61
8.5 CYBER 62
8.6 COMBAT 63
8.7 COMMAND & CONTROL 64
8.8 ELECTRONIC WARFARE 65

9 NETWORK CENTRIC WARFARE MARKET, BY MISSION TYPE 67
9.1 INTRODUCTION 68
9.2 TACTICAL 68
9.3 STRATEGIC 70

10 NETWORK CENTRIC WARFARE MARKET, BY COMMUNICATION NETWORK 71
10.1 INTRODUCTION 72
10.2 WIRED 72
10.3 WIRELESS 73

11 NETWORK CENTRIC WARFARE MARKET, BY ARCHITECTURE 74
11.1 INTRODUCTION 75
11.2 HARDWARE 76
11.3 SOFTWARE 77

12 NETWORK CENTRIC WARFARE MARKET, BY REGION 78
12.1 INTRODUCTION 79
12.2 NORTH AMERICA 80
12.2.1 U.S. 84
12.2.1.1 By platform 85
12.2.1.2 By application 86
12.2.2 CANADA 86
12.2.2.1 By platform 87
12.2.2.2 By application 88
12.3 EUROPE 88
12.3.1 U.K. 93
12.3.1.1 By platform 94
12.3.1.2 By applications 94
12.3.2 FRANCE 95
12.3.2.1 By platform 95
12.3.2.2 By application 96
12.3.3 GERMANY 96
12.3.3.1 By platform 97
12.3.3.2 By application 97
12.3.4 RUSSIA 97
12.3.4.1 By platform 98
12.3.4.2 By application 98
12.3.5 REST OF EUROPE 99
12.3.5.1 By platform 99
12.3.5.2 By application 100
12.4 ASIA-PACIFIC 100
12.4.1 CHINA 104
12.4.1.1 By platform 105
12.4.1.2 By application 105
12.4.2 INDIA 106
12.4.2.1 By platform 106
12.4.2.2 By application 107
12.4.3 JAPAN 107
12.4.3.1 By platform 108
12.4.3.2 By application 108
12.4.4 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC 109
12.4.4.1 By platform 109
12.4.4.2 By application 109
12.5 REST OF THE WORLD (ROW) 110

13 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 113
13.1 INTRODUCTION 113
13.2 COMPETITIVE SITUATION AND TRENDS 114
13.2.1 CONTRACTS 115
13.2.2 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES 117
13.2.3 PARTNERSHIPS AND AGREEMENTS 119
13.2.4 ACQUISITIONS 119
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14 COMPANY PROFILES 121
14.1 INTRODUCTION 121
(Overview, Financials, Products & Services, Strategy, and Developments)*
14.2 CISCO SYSTEMS INC. 122
14.3 LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 126
14.4 THE RAYTHEON COMPANY 130
14.5 ROCKWELL COLLINS, INC. 134
14.6 BAE SYSTEMS PLC. 138
14.7 NORTHROP GRUMANN CORPORATION 142
14.8 THALES GROUP 146
14.9 GENERAL DYNAMICS CORPORATION 151
14.10 ELBIT SYSTEMS LTD 154
14.11 L-3 COMMUNICATIONS HOLDINGS, INC. 158
14.12 AIRBUS GROUP N.V. 161
14.13 HARRIS CORPORATION 165
*Details on overview, financials, product & services, strategy, and developments might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.

15 APPENDIX 168
15.1 DISCUSSION GUIDE 168
15.2 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS’ SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 172
15.3 INTRODUCING RT: REAL TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 174
15.4 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 175
15.5 RELATED REPORTS 175