1 INTRODUCTION 31
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 31
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 31
1.3 MARKET SCOPE 32
1.3.1 REGIONAL SCOPE 33
1.3.2 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 33
1.4 CURRENCY 34
1.5 MARKET STAKEHOLDERS 34

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 35
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 35
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 37
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 37
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 37
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 38
2.1.2.2 Breakdown of primaries 38
2.2 MARKET DEFINITION & SCOPE 39
2.2.1 SEGMENTS AND SUBSEGMENTS 39
2.2.2 SEGMENT DEFINITION 40
2.2.2.1 UAV Market, By System 40
2.2.2.2 UAV Market, By Vertical 40
2.2.2.3 UAV Market, By Industry 40
2.2.2.4 UAV Market, By Class 41
2.2.2.5 UAV Market, By Type 41
2.2.2.6 UAV Market, By Mode of Operation 41
2.2.2.7 UAV Market, By Range 41
2.2.2.8 UAV Market, By MTOW 41
2.2.3 EXCLUSION 41
2.3 RESEARCH APPROACH & METHODOLOGY 42
2.3.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 42
2.3.1.1 Approach for UAV market 42
2.3.1.2 Regional split of UAV market 43
2.3.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 44
2.3.3 PRICING ANALYSIS 44
2.4 DATA TRIANGULATION 44
2.5 RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS 46
2.6 LIMITATIONS 46

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 47

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 51
4.1 ATTRACTIVE GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES IN THE UAV MARKET 51
4.2 UAV MARKET, BY RANGE 51
4.3 UAV MARKET, BY MODE OF OPERATION 52
4.4 NORTH AMERICA UAV MARKET, BY VERTICAL 52
4.5 STRATEGIC & TACTICAL UAVS MARKET 53
4.6 UAV MARKET, BY VERTICAL 53
4.7 UAV MARKET, BY COUNTRY 54

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 55
5.1 INTRODUCTION 55
5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 56
5.2.1 DRIVERS 56
5.2.1.1 Increasing use of UAVs in civil & commercial applications 56
5.2.1.2 Growing use of UAVs in military applications 57
5.2.1.2.1 Increasing use of UAVs in life-threatening military missions 57
5.2.1.2.2 Increasing use of modern warfare techniques by defense forces 57
5.2.1.2.3 Increasing use of UAVs as loitering munition 58
5.2.1.3 Increasing use of UAVs in advanced patrolling of marine borders 58
5.2.1.4 Exemptions made by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to permit the use of UAVs in several industries 59
5.2.1.5 Growing use of UAVs to counter terrorism 60
5.2.2 OPPORTUNITIES 60
5.2.2.1 Increased deployment of UAVs to carry out aerial remote sensing 60
5.2.2.2 Growing defense budgets of major economies 60
5.2.2.3 Technological developments in the field of drone payloads 61
5.2.2.4 Use of UAVs for cargo delivery in military operations 61
5.2.3 CHALLENGES 62
5.2.3.1 Lack of proper air traffic management for UAVs 62
5.2.3.2 Restrictions imposed on the commercial use of UAVs in various countries 62
5.2.3.3 Possible threats to safety and violation of privacy 63
5.2.3.4 Issues with political and social acceptability of UAVs 63
5.2.3.5 Lack of skilled & trained personnel to operate UAVs 64
5.2.3.6 Issues with safety and security of UAVs 64
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6 INDUSTRY TRENDS 65
6.1 INTRODUCTION 65
6.2 TECHNOLOGY TRENDS 65
6.2.1 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN UAVS 65
6.2.2 3D PRINTING OF UAVS 66
6.2.3 USE OF ADVANCED MATERIALS IN MANUFACTURING UAVS 66
6.2.4 MULTI-SENSOR DATA FUSION FOR UAV NAVIGATION 67
6.2.5 CLOUD COMPUTING-BASED SERVICES 67
6.2.6 ENDURANCE IN UAVS 68
6.2.7 DEVELOPMENT OF SUPERIOR COMPUTING TECHNOLOGIES FOR UAVS 68
6.2.8 DRONE PAYLOADS 68
6.2.9 WIRELESS CHARGING 69
6.2.10 AUTOMATED GROUND CONTROL STATIONS 69
6.2.11 COMPUTER VISION 69
6.2.12 MACHINE LEARNING-POWERED ANALYTICS 69
6.2.13 CONNECTED DRONES 69
6.3 PRODUCT INNOVATIONS 70
6.3.1 DRONE TAXIES OR PASSENGER DRONES 70
6.3.2 REFUELING DRONES 70
6.3.3 SWARM DRONES 70
6.3.4 SPY DRONES 71
6.3.5 COMBAT DRONES 71
6.3.6 INFLATABLE DRONES 72
6.3.7 IOT DRONES 72
6.3.8 VTOL UAVS 73
6.3.9 THINKING DRONES 75
6.3.10 ANTI-UAV DEFENSE SYSTEMS 75
6.3.11 TETHERED DRONES 76
6.3.12 FISHING DRONES 76
6.4 INDUSTRY USE CASES 76
6.4.1 INSPECTION OF INACCESSIBLE PROJECT SITES 77
6.4.2 CONTINUOUS DATA SHARING FOR DEVELOPMENT OF DIGITAL TWIN TECHNOLOGY 77
6.4.3 IDENTIFICATION OF ANOMALOUS EVENTS THROUGH PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE 77
6.4.4 HIGH ACCURACY DATA FOR DETECTION OF VOLUMETRIC CHANGES 77
6.4.5 CLASSIFICATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF OBJECTS OF INSURANCE INDUSTRY 78
6.4.6 IMPROVISED PAYLOAD CAPABILITIES FOR MAPPING & SURVEYING INDUSTRY 78
6.4.7 AVIATION MRO ASSISTANCE BY EXTERNAL INSPECTION OF AIRCRAFT 78
6.4.8 URBANIZATION, CROWD CONTROL, AND TRAFFIC ASSISTANCE THROUGH REAL-TIME DATA EXCHANGE 78
6.4.9 DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION 78
6.4.10 AERIAL DRONE DELIVERY 79
6.5 UAV ECOSYSTEM 80
6.5.1 MAJOR UAV PRODUCTS 80
6.5.2 LEVEL OF AUTONOMY 83
6.5.2.1 Level 1 84
6.5.2.2 Level 2 84
6.5.2.3 Level 3 84
6.5.2.4 Level 4 84
6.5.2.5 Level 5 84
6.5.3 MATURITY MAPPING OF DRONE TECHNOLOGIES 84
6.5.4 MATURITY MAPPING OF COMMERCIAL DRONE APPLICATIONS 85
6.5.5 INTERCONNECTED UAV SOLUTIONS 85
6.5.6 COUNTRY-WISE DRONE REGULATIONS 86
6.5.7 DRONE INSURANCE 89
6.6 PATENT ANALYSIS 91

7 UAV MARKET, BY SYSTEM 94
7.1 INTRODUCTION 95
7.2 UAV PLATFORMS MARKET, BY SUBSYSTEM 96
7.2.1 UAV AIRFRAMES, BY MATERIAL TYPE 96
7.2.1.1 Increasing demand for light weight UAVs is leading to higher adoption composite material airframes 96
7.2.1.2 UAV alloys 97
7.2.1.3 UAV plastics 97
7.2.1.4 UAV composites, by type 97
7.2.1.4.1 Carbon fiber reinforced polymers 98
7.2.1.4.2 Glass fiber reinforced polymers 98
7.2.1.4.3 Boron fiber reinforced polymers 99
7.2.1.4.4 Aramid fiber reinforced polymers 99
7.2.2 UAV AVIONICS, BY COMPONENT 99
7.2.2.1 Rising need for UAVs equipped with advanced flight control systems and communications system drives demand for advanced avionics 99
7.2.2.2 UAV flight control systems, by subcomponent 100
7.2.2.2.1 UAV air data computers 100
7.2.2.2.2 UAV autopilots/flight control computers 100
7.2.2.3 UAV navigation systems, by subcomponent 100
7.2.2.3.1 UAV GPS/GNSS 101
7.2.2.3.2 UAV INS/IMU 101
7.2.2.3.3 UAV sense & avoid systems 101
7.2.2.4 UAV sensors, by type 101
7.2.2.4.1 Speed sensors 102
7.2.2.4.2 Light sensors 102
7.2.2.4.3 Proximity sensors 102
7.2.2.4.4 Position sensors 102
7.2.2.4.5 Temperature sensors 102
7.2.2.5 UAV communication systems 102
7.2.2.6 Others 103
7.2.3 UAV PROPULSION SYSTEMS, BY COMPONENT 103
7.2.3.1 Growing use of small UAVs in commercial applications is leading to increased use of electric engines 103
7.2.3.2 UAV engines, by type 103
7.2.3.2.1 Gas engines 103
7.2.3.2.2 Electric engines 103
7.2.3.3 UAV power sources, by type 104
7.2.3.4 UAV batteries 104
7.2.3.4.1 Solar cells 104
7.2.3.4.2 Hybrid cells 104
7.2.3.4.3 Fuel cells 104
7.2.4 UAV SOFTWARE 105
7.2.4.1 Increasing use of UAVs in commercial applications is leading to develop industry-specific UAV software 105
7.3 UAV PAYLOADS, BY TYPE 105
7.3.1 UAV CAMERAS, BY TYPE 106
7.3.1.1 Use of Thermal and EO/IR cameras by government & law enforcement agencies for night surveillance is increasing 106
7.3.1.2 High-resolution cameras 106
7.3.1.3 Multispectral cameras 106
7.3.1.4 Hyperspectral cameras 106
7.3.1.5 Thermal cameras 106
7.3.1.6 EO/IR cameras 107
7.3.2 UAV CBRN SENSORS 107
7.3.2.1 Development of advanced sensors for armed forces to detect nuclear, chemical, biological crises is on the rise 107
7.3.3 UAV ELECTRONIC INTELLIGENCE PAYLOADS, BY TYPE 107
7.3.3.1 Wide-scale use of electronic payloads by military UAVs in intelligence gathering drives demand for them 107
7.3.3.2 Signal intelligence 108
7.3.3.3 Electronic intelligence 108
7.3.3.4 Communication intelligence 109
7.3.3.5 Telemetry intelligence 109
7.3.4 UAV RADAR, BY TYPE 109
7.3.4.1 Increasing use of portable radars by armed forces drives the market for them 109
7.3.4.2 Synthetic aperture radar 109
7.3.4.3 Active electronically scanned array radar 110
7.3.5 UAV LIDAR 110
7.3.5.1 Use of LiDAR is increasing in commercial UAV applications 110
7.3.6 UAV GIMBALS 110
7.3.6.1 Higher adoption of gimbal-based moving cameras in photography applications is driving their demand 110
7.4 UAV DATA LINKS 110
7.4.1 RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH MILITARY DATA TRANSFER IS LEADING TO HIGH DEMAND FOR UAV DATA LINKS 110
7.5 UAV GROUND CONTROL STATIONS 111
7.5.1 DEVELOPMENT OF ADVANCED MILITARY UAVS IS DRIVING THE NEED FOR TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED GROUND CONTROL STATIONS 111
7.6 UAV LAUNCH & RECOVERY SYSTEMS 111
7.6.1 INCREASING USE OF CATAPULT-LAUNCHED UAVS DRIVES DEMAND FOR LAUNCH & RECOVERY SYSTEMS 111
8 UAV MARKET, BY CLASS 112
8.1 INTRODUCTION 113
8.2 SMALL UAVS 115
8.2.1 ADVANCEMENTS IN TECHNOLOGY FOR MINIATURISATION OF DRONES IS LEADING TO INCREASED USE OF SMALL UAVS IN COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS 115
8.2.2 NANO UAVS 116
8.2.3 MICRO UAVS 116
8.2.4 MINI UAVS 116
8.3 STRATEGIC & TACTICAL UAVS 117
8.3.1 RISING DEMAND FOR SURVEILLANCE AND INTELLIGENCE GATHERING
BY MILITARY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES DRIVES THE MARKET 117
8.3.2 CLOSE-RANGE (CR) UAVS 118
8.3.3 SHORT-RANGE (SR) UAVS 118
8.3.4 MEDIUM-RANGE (MR) UAVS 118
8.3.5 MEDIUM-RANGE ENDURANCE (MRE) UAVS 119
8.3.6 LOW-ALTITUDE DEEP PENETRATION (LADP) UAVS 119
8.3.7 LOW-ALTITUDE LONG ENDURANCE (LALE) UAVS 119
8.3.8 MEDIUM-ALTITUDE LONG ENDURANCE (MALE) UAVS 119
8.3.9 HIGH-ALTITUDE LONG ENDURANCE (HALE) UAVS 119
8.4 SPECIAL-PURPOSE UAVS 121
8.4.1 DEMAND FOR COMBAT DRONES IS INCREASING IN MAJOR ECONOMIES SUCH AS CHINA, FRANCE, GERMANY, US, AND AUSTRALIA 121
8.4.2 UNMANNED COMBAT AERIAL VEHICLES (UCAVS) 121
8.4.3 LOITERING UAVS 121
8.4.4 SWARM DRONES 121
8.4.5 LETHAL UAVS 121
8.4.6 DECOY UAVS 122
8.4.7 STRATOSPHERIC UAVS 122
8.4.8 EXO-STRATOSPHERIC UAVS 122
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9 UAV MARKET, BY VERTICAL 123
9.1 INTRODUCTION 124
9.2 MILITARY 125
9.2.1 INTELLIGENCE, SURVEILLANCE, AND RECONNAISSANCE (ISR) 126
9.2.1.1 Development of advanced surveillance UAVs for military and government applications by major manufacturers drives the market 126
9.2.2 COMBAT OPERATIONS 126
9.2.2.1 Use of combat UAVs to launch precision guided munitions on terrorists launchpads is increasing 126
9.2.3 BATTLE DAMAGE MANAGEMENT 127
9.2.3.1 Spending on R&D to develop unmanned aerial platforms to reduce collateral damage is increasing 127
9.3 COMMERCIAL 127
9.3.1 REMOTE SENSING 129
9.3.1.1 Development of high-altitude UAVs is leading to increased use of UAVs in remote sensing applications 129
9.3.2 INSPECTION & MONITORING 129
9.3.2.1 Rising need for inspection & monitoring activities in oil & gas and mining industries is driving demand for UAVs 129
9.3.3 PRODUCT DELIVERY 130
9.3.3.1 Amazon and DHL starting aerial drone delivery services is resulting increased demand for UAVs for product delivery 130
9.3.4 SURVEYING & MAPPING 130
9.3.4.1 UAVs equipped with advanced payloads are helping companies reduce operational costs of surveying and mapping 130
9.3.5 INSPECTION & MONITORING 131
9.3.5.1 Growing need for aerial monitoring in mining industry drives the demand for UAVs 131
9.3.6 AERIAL IMAGING 131
9.3.6.1 Increasing use of UAVs in the film industry and journalism drive the aerial imaging segment 131
9.3.7 INDUSTRIAL WAREHOUSING 131
9.3.7.1 The use of UAVs in automated warehousing to reduce operational time is increasing 131
9.3.8 OTHERS 131
9.4 GOVERNMENT & LAW ENFORCEMENT 132
9.4.1 BORDER MANAGEMENT 133
9.4.1.1 Development of specialized products by major manufacturers for border management applications is increasing 133
9.4.2 TRAFFIC MONITORING 133
9.4.2.1 Growing traffic is leading to increasing real-time monitoring using UAVs to track accidents 133
9.4.3 FIREFIGHTING & DISASTER MANAGEMENT 134
9.4.3.1 Advancements in UAV payloads help enhance the monitoring of forest fires 134
9.4.4 SEARCH & RESCUE 134
9.4.4.1 The use of small UAVs for search & rescue operations by local police authorities is rising 134
9.4.5 POLICE OPERATIONS & INVESTIGATIONS 134
9.4.5.1 Use of advanced UAVs in crime scene investigation by local police departments is driving the segment 134
9.4.6 MARITIME SECURITY 135
9.4.6.1 Growing integration of surveillance UAVs with naval fleets across the globe drives the market 135
9.5 CONSUMER 135
9.5.1 PROSUMERS 136
9.5.1.1 Increasing use of flying cameras for making video contents 136
9.5.2 HOBBYISTS 136
9.5.2.1 Growing use of toy drones for leisure activities 136

10 UAV MARKET, BY INDUSTRY 137
10.1 INTRODUCTION 138
10.2 DEFENSE & SECURITY 139
10.2.1 DRONES HAVE BECOME AN INTEGRAL PART OF MILITARY AND DEFENSE OPERATIONS 139
10.3 AGRICULTURE 139
10.3.1 INCREASING DEMAND FOR CROP MONITORING, INSPECTION, AND PESTICIDE SPRAYING APPLICATIONS RESULTING IN THE GROWTH OF UAV MARKET 139
10.4 LOGISTICS & TRANSPORTATION 141
10.4.1 POSTAL & PACKAGE DELIVERY 141
10.4.1.1 Use of drones in Australia, Germany, Switzerland, and Singapore for postal delivery is expected to begin 141
10.4.2 HEALTHCARE & PHARMACY 141
10.4.2.1 Delivery of medical supplies using autonomous aerial drones is expected to commercialize in the forecast period 141
10.4.3 RETAIL & FOOD 142
10.4.3.1 Retail & food delivery is anticipated to adopt autonomous last mile delivery solutions 142
10.5 ENERGY & POWER 142
10.5.1 POWER GENERATION 143
10.5.1.1 Drones used for inspection and maintenance of high-voltage transmission and distribution lines is expected to drive the UAV market 143
10.5.2 OIL & GAS 143
10.5.2.1 Safe and efficient maintenance and inspections by drones in oil & gas plants drive the market for UAV 143
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10.6 CONSTRUCTION & MINING 143
10.6.1 DATA COLLECTION OF CONSTRUCTION SITE, 3D MAPPING, ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, AND STOCKPILE MANAGEMENT HAS RESULTED IN THE ADOPTION OF UAV 143
10.7 MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT 144
10.7.1 USE OF UAVS FOR LIVE STREAMING OF AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEOGRAPHY IS DRIVING THE MARKET 144
10.8 INSURANCE 145
10.8.1 DRONE SERVICES WIDELY USED FOR PROPERTY REVIEW, DAMAGE INSPECTION, AND INSURANCE CLAIM INVESTIGATIONS 145
10.9 WILDLIFE & FORESTRY 145
10.9.1 SPECIALIZED MICRO DRONES EQUIPPED WITH HIGH-RESOLUTION CAMERAS MAP AND MONITOR WILDLIFE 145
10.10 ACADEMICS & RESEARCH 146
10.10.1 USE OF UAVS TO EXAMINE THE LEVEL OF GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS AND MONITOR POLLUTION LEVELS IS INCREASING 146

11 UAV MARKET, BY TYPE 147
11.1 INTRODUCTION 148
11.2 FIXED-WING UAVS 148
11.2.1 PREDATOR AND REAPER ARE THE MOST COMMONLY USED FIXED-WING UAVS IN MILITARY APPLICATIONS 148
11.3 FIXED-WING VTOL UAVS 149
11.3.1 FIXED-WING VTOL UAVS ARE CAPABLE OF CARRYING HEAVY PAYLOADS RESULTING IN GROWTH OF THE UAV MARKET 149
11.4 ROTARY-WING UAVS 149
11.4.1 ROTARY-WING UAVS ARE USED FOR SEARCH & RESCUE OPERATIONS, PRECISION FARMING, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT 149
11.4.2 SINGLE ROTOR UAVS 149
11.4.3 MULTI ROTOR UAVS 150
11.4.3.1 Bicopters 150
11.4.3.2 Tricopters 150
11.4.3.3 Quadcopters 150
11.4.3.4 Octocopters 150

12 UAV MARKET, BY RANGE 151
12.1 INTRODUCTION 152
12.2 VISUAL LINE OF SIGHT UAVS 153
12.3 EXTENDED VISUAL LINE OF SIGHT UAVS 153
12.4 BEYOND LINE OF SIGHT UAVS 154

13 UAV MARKET, BY MTOW 155
13.1 INTRODUCTION 156
13.2 <25 KILOGRAMS 157
13.3 25-170 KILOGRAMS 157
13.4 >170 KILOGRAMS 158

14 UAV MARKET, BY MODE OF OPERATION 159
14.1 INTRODUCTION 160
14.2 REMOTELY PILOTED 161
14.3 OPTIONALLY PILOTED 161
14.4 FULLY AUTONOMOUS 162

15 UAV MARKET, BY POINT OF SALE 163
15.1 INTRODUCTION 164
15.2 ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER (OEM) 164
15.3 AFTERMARKET 165
16 UAV ADJACENT MARKET 166
16.1 INTRODUCTION 166
16.2 DRONE ANALYTICS MARKET, BY APPLICATION 166
16.2.1 THERMAL DETECTION 167
16.2.2 GEOLOCATION TAGGING 167
16.2.3 AERIAL MONITORING 167
16.2.4 GROUND EXPLORATION 168
16.2.5 VOLUMETRIC CALCULATIONS 168
16.2.6 3D MODELING 168
16.2.7 OTHERS 168
16.3 DRONE ANALYTICS MARKET, BY TYPE 168
16.3.1 ON-PREMISES 169
16.3.2 ON-DEMAND 169
16.4 DRONE SERVICES MARKET, BY APPLICATION 170
16.4.1 AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY & REMOTE SENSING 171
16.4.2 DATA ACQUISITION & ANALYTICS 171
16.4.3 MAPPING & SURVEYING 171
16.4.4 3D MODELING 172
16.4.5 DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT & MITIGATION 172
16.4.6 INSPECTION & ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING 172
16.4.7 OTHERS 172
16.5 DRONE SERVICES MARKET, BY TYPE 173
16.5.1 DRONE PLATFORM SERVICES 173
16.5.2 DRONE MRO SERVICES 174
16.5.3 DRONE TRAINING & EDUCATION SERVICES 174
16.6 ANTI-DRONE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 174
16.6.1 DETECTION 175
16.6.2 DETECTION & DISRUPTION 176
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16.7 ANTI-DRONE MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY 178
16.7.1 LASER SYSTEMS 179
16.7.2 KINETIC SYSTEMS 179
16.7.3 ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS 179
17 REGIONAL ANALYSIS 180
17.1 INTRODUCTION 181
17.2 REGIONAL CONTRACT MAPPING FOR THE UAV MARKET 182
17.3 NORTH AMERICA 185
17.3.1 US 188
17.3.1.1 Changing FAA regulations and the increasing use of commercial and military drones will drive the growth of the UAV market in the US 188
17.3.2 CANADA 189
17.3.2.1 Stringent regulations and licensing requirements restrain the growth of the UAV market in Canada 189
17.4 EUROPE 190
17.4.1 UK 193
17.4.1.1 Technological advancement and changed regulatory policies is expected to drive the unmanned aerial market in UK 193
17.4.2 FRANCE 194
17.4.2.1 Government initiatives to support development of UAV capabilities is expected to fuel the UAV market in France 194
17.4.3 GERMANY 195
17.4.3.1 Increasing demand for logistics and delivery services by aerial drones 195
17.4.4 ITALY 197
17.4.4.1 Rising demand of UASs for border surveillance, intelligence gathering and maritime patrol in expected to lead the UAV market in Italy 197
17.4.5 RUSSIA 198
17.4.5.1 Increasing spending on procurement of technologically advanced combat drones by Russian armed forces 198
17.4.6 SWEDEN 199
17.4.6.1 Growing procurement of UAV’s for military applications 199
17.4.7 REST OF EUROPE 200
17.5 ASIA PACIFIC 201
17.5.1 CHINA 203
17.5.1.1 Rising procurement of combat drones and growing use of UAVs in commercial application in the country 203
17.5.2 JAPAN 205
17.5.2.1 Increasing use of agricultural drones for monitoring, spraying, and surveying applications in Japan 205
17.5.3 INDIA 206
17.5.3.1 Increasing demand for military UAVs leading to indigenous development of UAV 206
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17.5.4 SOUTH KOREA 208
17.5.4.1 Growing use of UAV by armed force in surveillance and monitoring applications 208
17.5.5 AUSTRALIA 209
17.5.5.1 Growing use of UAVs for commercial applications such as delivery of food products and medical supplies 209
17.5.6 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC 210
17.6 MIDDLE EAST 211
17.6.1 SAUDI ARABIA 213
17.6.1.1 Increasing demand for armed drones drives the market in Saudi Arabia 213
17.6.2 ISRAEL 214
17.6.2.1 Increased spending in research & development of UAVs for military and commercial applications drives the market in Israel 214
17.6.3 TURKEY 215
17.6.3.1 Increasing focus on indigenization of UAV platforms and subsystems in the country drives the market in Turkey 215
17.6.4 UAE 216
17.6.4.1 Increasing procurement of UAVs for military and law enforcement applications drives the market in the UAE 216
17.6.5 REST OF MIDDLE EAST 217
17.7 LATIN AMERICA 219
17.7.1 BRAZIL 221
17.7.1.1 Rising use of UAVs by the police force to monitor drug trafficking and smuggling drives the market 221
17.7.2 MEXICO 222
17.7.2.1 Rising use of UAVs by the Mexican government to fight organized crimes and carry out surveillance activities drives market growth 222
17.7.3 ARGENTINA 223
17.7.3.1 Rising demand for UAVs for pipeline inspections drives the market in Argentina 223
17.7.4 REST OF LATIN AMERICA 224
17.8 AFRICA 225

18 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 227
18.1 INTRODUCTION 227
18.2 COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS 227
18.3 OEM COMPETITIVE LEADERSHIP MAPPING 228
18.3.1 VISIONARY LEADERS 228
18.3.2 INNOVATORS 228
18.3.3 DYNAMIC DIFFERENTIATORS 229
18.3.4 EMERGING COMPANIES 229
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18.4 STARTUP COMPETITIVE LEADERSHIP MAPPING 230
18.4.1 PROGRESSIVE COMPANIES 230
18.4.2 RESPONSIVE COMPANIES 230
18.4.3 DYNAMIC COMPANIES 231
18.4.4 STARTING BLOCKS 231
18.5 MAJOR PLAYERS IN THE UAV MARKET 231
18.6 BRAND ANALYSIS 232
18.7 COMPETITIVE SCENARIO 234
18.8 INVESTMENT ANALYSIS 234
18.9 LEADING/EMERGING DRONE MANUFACTURING COMPANIES, BY AREA OF EXPERTISE 236
18.9.1 NEXT-GENERATION DRONE CHIP MANUFACTURERS 236
18.9.2 MANUFACTURERS OF DRONES THAT CAPTURE AERIAL VIDEOS, DATA, AND IMAGERY 236
18.9.3 MANUFACTURERS OF DELIVERY DRONES 237
18.9.4 DRONE AND PILOT RENTAL SERVICE PROVIDERS 237
18.9.5 MANUFACTURERS OF UAV HARDWARE 238
18.9.6 MANUFACTURERS OF COMMERCIAL DRONES 238
18.9.7 MANUFACTURERS OF DRONES AND UAV SOFTWARE 239
18.9.8 UAV TRAINING & SUPPORT SERVICE PROVIDERS 239
18.9.9 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES 240
18.9.10 CONTRACTS 242
18.9.11 AGREEMENTS, ACQUISITIONS, COLLABORATIONS, AND JOINT VENTURES 244

19 COMPANY PROFILES 248
(Business Overview, Products & Services Offered, Recent Developments, and MnM View)*
19.1 INTRODUCTION 248
19.2 GENERAL ATOMICS 248
19.3 NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORPORATION 251
19.4 ELBIT SYSTEMS 255
19.5 ISRAEL AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES 259
19.6 AEROVIRONMENT 263
19.7 LOCKHEED MARTIN 268
19.8 BOEING 272
19.9 AERONAUTICS 275
19.10 SAAB 278
19.11 THALES 280
19.12 DJI 283
19.13 PARROT 286
19.14 3D ROBOTICS 289
19.15 TEXTRON 291
19.16 BAE SYSTEMS 293
19.17 RAYTHEON 295
19.18 EHANG 297
19.19 ECA GROUP 298
19.20 TURKISH AEROSPACE INDUSTRY 300
19.21 YUNEEC 301
19.22 MICRODRONES 303
19.23 PRECISIONHAWK 305
19.24 FLIR SYSTEMS INC. 307
19.25 AIRBUS 310
*Details on Business Overview, Products & Services Offered, Recent Developments, and MnM View might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.

20 APPENDIX 313
20.1 DISCUSSION GUIDE 313
20.2 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS’ SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 318
20.3 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 320
20.4 RELATED REPORTS 320
20.5 AUTHOR DETAILS 321