1 INTRODUCTION 27
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 27
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 27
1.3 STUDY SCOPE 28
1.3.1 MARKETS COVERED 28
1.3.2 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 28
1.4 CURRENCY & PRICING 29
1.5 LIMITATIONS 29
1.6 MARKET STAKEHOLDERS 29

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 30
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 30
2.2 SECONDARY DATA 32
2.2.1 KEY DATA FROM SECONDARY SOURCES 32
2.3 PRIMARY DATA 33
2.3.1 KEY DATA FROM PRIMARY SOURCES 33
2.3.1.1 Breakdown of primaries 33
2.3.2 FACTOR ANALYSIS 34
2.3.2.1 Introduction 34
2.3.3 DEMAND-SIDE INDICATORS 34
2.3.3.1 Increasing demand for UGVs in defense and commercial applications 34
2.3.3.2 Efficient execution of projects and the safety of personnel 36
2.3.4 SUPPLY-SIDE INDICATORS 36
2.3.4.1 Challenges faced in virtualization 36
2.3.4.2 Demand for increased reliability of unmanned ground vehicles 37
2.3.5 MARKET ESTIMATION 37
2.3.6 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 38
2.4 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 39
2.5 DATA TRIANGULATION 40
2.6 ASSUMPTIONS 41

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 42

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 46
4.1 ATTRACTIVE GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES IN THE UNMANNED GROUND VEHICLE MARKET 46
4.2 UNMANNED GROUND VEHICLE MARKET, BY SYSTEM 46
4.3 EUROPE UNMANNED GROUND VEHICLE MARKET, BY MODE OF OPERATION AND
BY COUNTRY 47
4.4 NORTH AMERICA UNMANNED GROUND VEHICLE MARKET, BY MOBILITY 47
4.5 ASIA PACIFIC UNMANNED GROUND VEHICLE MARKET SHARE IN COMMERCIAL MARKET, BY TYPE 48

5 MARKET DYNAMICS 49
5.1 MARKET DYNAMICS 50
5.1.1 DRIVERS 51
5.1.1.1 Increasing use of robots in areas affected by chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear Defense (CBRN) attacks 51
5.1.1.2 Growing demand for autonomous systems in defense and commercial sectors 52
5.1.1.3 Rising adoption of UGVs for counter-insurgency operations 52
5.1.1.4 Developing smart robots to carry out combat operations 53
5.1.1.5 Improving intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, and target acquisition capabilities of defense forces 53
5.1.2 RESTRAINTS 54
5.1.2.1 Requirement for developing sophisticated and highly reliable UGVs 54
5.1.2.2 Lack of advanced visual capabilities in UGVs 54
5.1.3 OPPORTUNITIES 55
5.1.3.1 Development of fully autonomous UGVs 55
5.1.3.2 Increased defense budgets of different countries for unmanned systems 55
5.1.4 CHALLENGES 56
5.1.4.1 Requirement for continuous and uninterrupted power supply in UGVs 56
5.1.4.2 Hardware and software malfunctions 56

6 INDUSTRY TRENDS 57
6.1 INTRODUCTION 57
6.2 TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENTS 57
6.3 PRICE AND SPECIFICATION OF KEY UNMANNED GROUND VEHICLES 59
6.4 TECHNOLOGY ENABLERS FOR UGVS 62
6.4.1 AUTONOMOUS NAVIGATION 62
6.4.2 COMMUNICATION 62
6.4.3 POWER 62
6.4.4 VISION 62
6.4.5 ARCHITECTURE 62
6.4.6 SOLDIER MACHINE INTERFACE 63
6.4.7 MANIPULATION 63
6.4.8 TERRAIN MOBILITY 63
6.4.9 PAYLOADS 63
6.5 TECHNOLOGICAL TRENDS 63
6.5.1 REMOTE CONTROL STATION 63
6.5.2 ROBOTIC FOLLOWER ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY DEMONSTRATION 63
6.5.3 SEMI-AUTONOMOUS ROBOTICS FOR FUTURE COMBAT SYSTEMS 64
6.5.4 M160 ANTI-PERSONNEL MINE CLEARING SYSTEM 64
6.5.5 PACKBOT AND TALON FAMILY OF SYSTEMS 64
6.5.6 ROUTE RECONNAISSANCE AND CLEARANCE ROBOT PROGRAM 64
6.5.7 APPLIQUE KITS 64
6.5.8 SUPERVISED AUTONOMY TO NEUTRALIZE AND DETECT IEDS 65
6.5.9 SQUAD MISSION SUPPORT SYSTEM 65
6.5.10 BRAIN COMPUTER INTERACTION TECHNOLOGIES 65
6.6 CAPABILITY GAP IN AUTONOMOUS BEHAVIOR TECHNOLOGIES 65
6.7 INNOVATIONS AND PATENT REGISTRATIONS (2010-2018) 68

7 UNMANNED GROUND VEHICLE MARKET, BY MOBILITY 72
7.1 INTRODUCTION 73
7.2 WHEELED 74
7.2.1 INCREASING DEMAND FOR WHEELED ROBOTS FOR SURVEILLANCE APPLICATIONS 74
7.3 TRACKED 74
7.3.1 USE OF TRACKED ROBOTS FOR ROUGH, OFF-ROAD, AND UNPREDICTABLE TERRAINS 74
7.4 HYBRID 74
7.4.1 HYBRID ROBOTS ARE DYNAMIC, FAST, AND ENERGY-EFFICIENT 74
7.5 LEGGED 74
7.5.1 HIGH ADAPTABILITY OF LEGGED ROBOTS FOR HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS 74

8 UNMANNED GROUND VEHICLE MARKET, BY SIZE 75
8.1 INTRODUCTION 76
8.2 SMALL (10-200 LBS) 77
8.2.1 SMALL UGVS HAVE INCREASING DEMAND DUE TO SMALL SIZE AND MANOEUVRABILITY 77
8.3 MEDIUM (200 - 500 LBS) 77
8.3.1 MEDIUM UGVS CARRY OUT CRITICAL MISSIONS, SUCH AS ISR OPERATIONS, DETECTION, AND MONITORING 77
8.4 LARGE (500 - 1000 LBS) 77
8.4.1 LARGE UGVS HAVE HIGH DEMAND FOR MILITARY APPLICATIONS 77
8.5 VERY LARGE (1000 – 2000 LBS) 77
8.5.1 VERY LARGE ROBOTS HAVE HIGH ENDURANCE AND ARE USED FOR LONG RANGE OPERATIONS 77
8.6 EXTREMELY LARGE (>2000 LBS) 77
8.6.1 EXTREMELY LARGE ROBOTS ARE MAJORLY BEING EXPLORED FOR USE IN MILITARY AS WELL AS COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS 77
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9 UNMANNED GROUND VEHICLE MARKET, BY MODE OF OPERATION 78
9.1 INTRODUCTION 79
9.2 TETHERED 80
9.2.1 TETHERED OPERATION ASSISTS HUMANS FOR LINE OF SITE MISSIONS 80
9.3 TELEOPERATED 80
9.3.1 TELEOPERATED UGVS ARE DEPLOYED FOR MINE DETECTION AND CLEARING OPERATIONS 80
9.4 AUTONOMOUS 80
9.4.1 FULLY AUTONOMOUS 80
9.4.1.1 Fully autonomous UGVs assist soldiers in target tracking, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions 80
9.4.2 SEMI-AUTONOMOUS 80
9.4.2.1 Semi-autonomous UGVs have greater adoption as a weapon platform 80

10 UNMANNED GROUND VEHICLE MARKET, BY SYSTEM 81
10.1 INTRODUCTION 82
10.2 PAYLOADS 83
10.2.1 SENSORS 83
10.2.1.1 The growth of the unmanned ground vehicle market in advanced military applications resulted in an increased demand for smaller, lighter, and less expensive electro-optic sensor payloads 83
10.2.2 RADARS 84
10.2.2.1 Radars on land are used as a defense and surveillance tool 84
10.2.3 LASERS 84
10.2.3.1 Robots equipped with laser designators provide immediate targeting of assets by smart munitions 84
10.2.4 CAMERAS 84
10.2.4.1 Red Blue Green (RGB) cameras, multispectral cameras, thermal cameras, infrared, HD cameras, and night vision cameras are the types of cameras used by UGVs 84
10.2.5 MOTOR ENCODERS 84
10.2.5.1 Incremental or absolute, optical or magnetic, shafted or hub/hollow shaft are various types of motor encoder configurations 84
10.2.6 ARTICULATED ARMS 84
10.2.6.1 Articulated arms are widely used for surveillance activities 84
10.2.7 GPS ANTENNAS 85
10.2.7.1 The market for GPS antennas is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period 85
10.2.8 OTHERS 85
10.3 CONTROLLER SYSTEM 85
10.3.1 GROWING DEMAND FOR UGVS HAS RESULTED IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMPACT AND LIGHTWEIGHT CONTROL UNITS 85
10.4 NAVIGATION SYSTEM 85
10.4.1 NAVIGATION SYSTEM PLAY AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN THE MOBILITY OF UGVS 85
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10.5 POWER SYSTEM 85
10.5.1 THE BATTERIES USED IN UGVS ARE MADE UP OF MATERIALS SUCH AS NICKLE CADMIUM, NICKLE METAL HYBRID, OR LITHIUM ION 85
10.6 OTHERS 86
10.6.1 THE BATTERIES USED IN UGVS ARE MADE UP OF MATERIALS SUCH AS NICKLE CADMIUM, NICKLE METAL HYBRID, OR LITHIUM ION 86
11 UNMANNED GROUND VEHICLE MARKET, BY APPLICATION 87
11.1 INTRODUCTION 88
11.2 MILITARY 89
11.2.1 INTELLIGENCE, SURVEILLANCE & RECONNAISSANCE (ISR) 90
11.2.1.1 UGVs are mainly utilized in the military sector to provide battlefield intelligence 90
11.2.2 SEARCH & RESCUE 90
11.2.2.1 Search & rescue is expected to witness high adoption during the forecast period 90
11.2.3 COMBAT SUPPORT 90
11.2.3.1 Combat support is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period 90
11.2.4 TRANSPORTATION 91
11.2.4.1 Transportation robots increase the speed of operations by reducing the ratio of support personnel to combat troops 91
11.2.5 EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL (EOD) 91
11.2.6 MINE CLEARANCE 93
11.2.6.1 Mine reconnaissance and area clearance operations are done using UGVs 93
11.2.7 FIREFIGHTING 93
11.2.7.1 Firefighting robots are increasingly being used to address fire situations to avoid casualties 93
11.2.8 OTHERS 93
11.3 LAW ENFORCEMENT 93
11.3.1 THE INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF TERRORIST ACTIVITIES HAS RESULTED IN THE USE OF UGVS 93
11.4 FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT 94
11.4.1 UGVS ARE USED EXTENSIVELY BY FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT FOR DANGEROUS MISSIONS AND HAVE RESULTED IN SAVING COUNTLESS LIVES 94
11.5 COMMERCIAL 94
11.5.1 OIL & GAS 95
11.5.1.1 The oil & gas industry is one of the many industries which employ UGVs to increase their productivity and ensure safety 95
11.5.2 FIREFIGHTING 95
11.5.2.1 Robots are increasingly being used to address accidents caused by fire and prevent casualties 95
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11.5.3 CBRN 95
11.5.3.1 Protective action taken to prevent interaction with CBRN agents, mitigation of CBRN situations, and containment of CBRN agents are done using UGVs 95
11.5.4 PHYSICAL SECURITY 95
11.5.4.1 Autonomous robots are used for physical security 95
11.5.5 AGRICULTURE 96
11.5.5.1 The use of UGVs in the agriculture sector help boost productivity 96
11.5.6 DOMESTIC 96
11.5.6.1 UGVs are used in various household chores including vacuum cleaning, gutter cleaning, land mowing, and pool cleaning 96

12 REGIONAL ANALYSIS 97
12.1 INTRODUCTION 98
12.2 NORTH AMERICA 99
12.2.1 US 104
12.2.1.1 Increasing R&D and venture capitalist activities in the field of robotics aid growth of the unmanned ground vehicle market in the US 104
12.2.2 CANADA 105
12.2.2.1 Technological developments in UGVs are expected to fuel growth of the Canada unmanned ground vehicle market 105
12.3 EUROPE 107
12.3.1 GERMANY 112
12.3.1.1 Investments in the field of UGVs to develop multifunctional and technologically advanced land or ground robots 112
12.3.2 FRANCE 114
12.3.2.1 Increasing the deployment of UGVs to provide security and carry out surveillance missions boosting the unmanned ground vehicle market 114
12.3.3 UK 116
12.3.3.1 Increasing procurement of military UGVs resulting in the growth of unmanned ground vehicle market 116
12.3.4 SPAIN 118
12.3.4.1 Development of humanoid robots for commercial application boosting unmanned ground vehicle market 118
12.3.5 ITALY 119
12.3.5.1 Presence of major companies that produce military robots contributing to the growth of unmanned ground vehicle market 119
12.3.6 POLAND 121
12.3.6.1 Development of UGVs equipped with advance payloads resulting in increasing demand for UGVs 121
12.3.7 DENMARK 122
12.3.7.1 Increasing defense expenditure is one of the key factors for the growth of the unmanned ground vehicle market 122
12.3.8 HUNGARY 124
12.3.8.1 Increasing use of robots for various industrial applications is expected to result in growth of the unmanned ground vehicle market 124
12.4 ASIA PACIFIC 126
12.4.1 INDIA 130
12.4.1.1 UGVs in India are used for enhanced border surveillance, owing to increased incidences of cross-border terrorism 130
12.4.2 AUSTRALIA 132
12.4.2.1 UGVs in Australia are used for search and track operations, boosting the unmanned ground vehicle market 132
12.4.3 JAPAN 134
12.4.3.1 Technologically-advanced and significant defense budget for the development of UGV technologies in Japan 134
12.4.4 SOUTH KOREA 135
12.4.4.1 Large investing in the robotics technology is boosting unmanned ground vehicle market in South Korea 135
12.4.5 SINGAPORE 137
12.4.5.1 Growing demand for UGVs for security is boosting unmanned ground vehicle market in Singapore 137
12.4.6 NEW ZEALAND 138
12.4.6.1 Increased defense expenditure for the development of UGVs in New Zealand has contributed to the growth of the unmanned ground vehicle market 138
12.4.7 MALAYSIA & INDONESIA 140
12.4.7.1 Increased development of UGVs for construction & security is boosting unmanned ground vehicle market 140
12.5 MIDDLE EAST 142
12.5.1 ISRAEL 146
12.5.1.1 UGVs in Israel are used for patrolling and Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Target Acquisition (RSTA) operations 146
12.5.2 SAUDI ARABIA 148
12.5.2.1 Significant investments in expanding the military and security are expected to fuel the growth of the unmanned ground vehicle market 148
12.5.3 UAE 149
12.5.3.1 Increased procurement of UGVs for firefighting is boosting the unmanned ground vehicle market in the UAE 149
12.5.4 TURKEY 151
12.5.4.1 Increased procurement of UGVs for firefighting is boosting unmanned ground vehicle market in Turkey 151
12.6 REST OF THE WORLD 153
12.6.1 LATIN AMERICA 157
12.6.2 AFRICA 159
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13 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 162
13.1 INTRODUCTION 162
13.2 BRAND ANALYSIS 163
13.3 COMPETITIVE SITUATIONS AND TRENDS 164
13.3.1 CONTRACTS 164
13.3.2 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES 165
13.3.3 PARTNERSHIPS & JOINT VENTURES 166
13.4 COMPETITIVE LEADERSHIP MAPPING 167
13.4.1 VISIONARY LEADERS 167
13.4.2 INNOVATORS 167
13.4.3 DYNAMIC DIFFERENTIATORS 167
13.4.4 EMERGING COMPANIES 167
13.5 COMPETITIVE BENCHMARKING 169
13.5.1 STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO ( 25 PLAYERS) 169
13.5.2 BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE (25 PLAYERS) 170

14 COMPANY PROFILES 171
(Business Overview, Company Scorecard, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis,
MnM View)*
14.1 QINETIQ 171
14.2 NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORPORATION 175
14.3 ENDEAVOR ROBOTICS 180
14.4 COBHAM PLC 182
14.5 ICOR TECHNOLOGY 187
14.6 ASELSAN A.S. 189
14.7 RE2, INC. 193
14.8 NEXTER GROUP 196
14.9 LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 199
14.10 SUPERDROID ROBOTS, INC. 203
14.11 OSHKOSH CORPORATION 206
14.12 CLEARPATH ROBOTICS 210
14.13 HARRIS CORPORATION 213
14.14 GENERAL DYNAMICS CORPORATION 217
14.15 ROBOTEAM 221
14.16 MAGFORCE INTERNATIONAL 224
14.17 DOK-ING D.O.O. 226
14.18 BOSTON DYNAMICS 229
14.19 LEONARDO DRS 231
14.20 AUTONOMOUS SOLUTIONS, INC. 233
14.21 BAE SYSTEMS 236
14.22 ECA GROUP 240
14.23 RHEINMETALL AG 244
14.24 RECONROBOTICS 248
14.25 HOWE & HOWE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 251
*Details on Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.

15 APPENDIX 254
15.1 DISCUSSION GUIDE 254
15.2 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS’ SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 258
15.3 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATION 260
15.4 RELATED REPORTS 260
15.5 AUTHOR DETAILS 261