1 INTRODUCTION 21
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 21
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 21
1.2.1 MARKETS COVERED 22
1.2.2 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 22
1.3 CURRENCY & PRICING 23
1.4 LIMITATIONS 23
1.5 MARKET STAKEHOLDERS 23

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 24
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 24
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 26
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 26
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 27
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 27
2.2 MARKET DEFINITION & SCOPE 28
2.2.1 SEGMENT DEFINITIONS 28
2.2.1.1 Fire control system market, by system 28
2.2.1.2 Fire control system market, by platform 28
2.2.1.3 Fire control system market, by weapon class 28
2.2.1.4 Fire control system market, by range 28
2.2.2 EXCLUSIONS 28
2.2.3 BREAKDOWN OF PRIMARIES 29
2.3 RESEARCH APPROACH & METHODOLOGY 29
2.3.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 30
2.3.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 31
2.4 MARKET BREAKDOWN & DATA TRIANGULATION 32
2.4.1 MARKET SIZING AND FORECASTING 33
2.5 GREY AREAS 34

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 35

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 38
4.1 ATTRACTIVE GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES IN FIRE CONTROL SYSTEM MARKET 38
4.2 FIRE CONTROL SYSTEM MARKET, BY SYSTEM 38
4.3 TARGET ACQUISITION & GUIDANCE SYSTEMS MARKET, BY TYPE 39
4.4 LAND FIRE CONTROL SYSTEM MARKET, BY APPLICATION 39
4.5 FIRE CONTROL SYSTEM MARKET, BY REGION 40

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 41
5.1 INTRODUCTION 41
5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 42
5.2.1 DRIVERS 42
5.2.1.1 Rising demand for precision weapon systems 42
5.2.1.2 Advancements in automatic weapon systems 43
5.2.1.3 Ongoing military modernization programs worldwide 43
5.2.1.4 Development of advanced combat systems for improved situational awareness 43
5.2.1.5 Increasing defense expenditure of emerging countries 43
5.2.1.6 Increasing demand for remotely-operated weapon stations 44
5.2.2 RESTRAINTS 45
5.2.2.1 Declining defense budgets of advanced economies 45
5.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES 45
5.2.3.1 Huge R&D investments for technological advancements in defense operations 45
5.2.4 CHALLENGES 46
5.2.4.1 Complexity and high operational cost 46
5.2.4.2 Integration of automatic weapon systems with a wide range of platforms 46
5.2.4.3 Advancements in cyber and electronic warfare can render digital fire control system useless 46
5.2.4.4 Highly complicated and sophisticated products 46
5.2.4.5 Regulatory challenges for sales to overseas countries 47

6 INDUSTRY TRENDS 48
6.1 INTRODUCTION 48
6.2 TECHNOLOGY TRENDS 48
6.2.1 INTEGRATED WEAPON SYSTEMS 48
6.2.2 ADVANCED GUN SYSTEMS 48
6.2.3 FIRE CONTROL SYSTEM FOR RIFLES 49
6.2.4 FIGHTER PILOT HELMET WITH INTEGRATED EO/IR 49
6.2.5 ADVANCED FIRE CONTROL SYSTEMS 49
6.2.6 INTEGRATED TURRET GUN SYSTEM 49
6.2.7 TRAJECTORY CORRECTION SYSTEM (TCS) 49
6.3 INNOVATIONS AND PATENTS REGISTRATIONS 50

7 FIRE CONTROL SYSTEM MARKET, BY SYSTEM 52
7.1 INTRODUCTION 53
7.2 TARGET ACQUISITION & GUIDANCE SYSTEM 54
7.2.1 FIRE CONTROL RADAR 54
7.2.1.1 Military spending across developing as well as developed countries for airborne infrastructure is driving the fire control radar segment 54
7.2.2 SONAR 54
7.2.2.1 Rise in naval shipbuilding leads to increase in demand for sonar systems 54
7.2.3 ELECTRO-OPTIC AND INFRARED (EO/IR) 54
7.2.3.1 Increased demand for battlespace awareness by defense forces and technological advancements resulting in improved efficiency of EO/IR systems driving the demand for EO/IR systems 54
7.2.4 GUN DIRECTOR 55
7.2.4.1 Increased firing accurateness expected to drive the growth of fire control system market 55
7.2.5 RANGEFINDER 55
7.2.5.1 Advancements in defense systems with the use of rangefinders 55
7.3 BALLISTICS COMPUTER AND DISPLAY & INTERFACE UNITS 55
7.3.1 INTEGRATION OF COMBAT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS WITH SITUATIONAL AWARENESS TOOLS IS EXPECTED TO BOOST DEMAND FOR FIRE CONTROL SYSTEMS 55
7.4 NAVIGATION SYSTEMS 56
7.4.1 INCREASING DEMAND FOR ACCURACY IN NAVIGATION IS DRIVING THE NAVIGATION SYSTEMS SEGMENT 56
7.5 POWER SYSTEMS 57
7.5.1 INCREASING DEMAND FOR POWER TO BE ABLE TO TRACK AND MONITOR SURROUNDING AREAS CONTINUOUSLY IS BOOSTING THE DEMAND FOR POWER SYSTEMS 57
7.6 AUXILIARY SYSTEMS 57
7.6.1 INCREASING NEED FOR BACKUP SYSTEMS IN CASE OF MAIN SYSTEM FAILURE IS DRIVING THE GROWTH OF AUXILIARY SYSTEMS SEGMENT 57
7.7 STABILIZATION SYSTEMS 58
7.7.1 INCREASED NEED FOR ACCURATE TARGET TRACKING IS EXPECTED TO DRIVE THE GROWTH OF STABILIZATION SYSTEMS 58
7.8 OTHERS 59

8 FIRE CONTROL SYSTEM MARKET, BY PLATFORM 60
8.1 INTRODUCTION 61
8.2 LAND 62
8.2.1 MAIN BATTLE TANKS 63
8.2.1.1 Battle tanks are mostly used during high-intensity combat operations 63
8.2.2 ARMORED FIGHTING VEHICLES (AFV) 64
8.2.2.1 Increasing internal and external security threats lead to the increased demand for AFVs 64
8.2.3 LIGHT PROTECTED VEHICLES (LPV) 64
8.2.3.1 Increased demand for light protected vehicles for patrolling and reconnaissance functions is due to increasing cross-border terrorist threats 64
8.2.4 MULTIPLE ROCKET LAUNCHER SYSTEMS (MRLS) 64
8.2.4.1 Increased spending on artillery modernization programs and acquisition of new MLRS systems are expected to drive the market 64
8.2.5 UNMANNED GROUND VEHICLES 64
8.2.5.1 Increasing automation in various military applications 64
8.2.6 ARTILLERY SYSTEMS 65
8.2.6.1 Air Defense System 65
8.2.6.1.1 Changing nature of modern warfare is one of the most important factors driving the demand for air defense systems 65
8.2.6.2 Howitzers 65
8.2.6.2.1 Demand for self-propelled howitzers is increasing in various regions 65
8.2.6.3 Mortars 66
8.2.6.3.1 Growing security concerns, rising weapon sales, and increasing modernization programs 66
8.3 NAVAL 66
8.3.1 DESTROYERS 67
8.3.1.1 Increasing naval warfare to drive destroyers market 67
8.3.2 FRIGATES 67
8.3.2.1 Increasing demand for fire control systems for naval platform is driving the demand for frigates 67
8.3.3 CORVETTES 67
8.3.3.1 Changing nature of maritime warfare has prompted governments around the world to spend on smaller surface combatants 67
8.3.4 OFFSHORE PATROL VESSELS (OPVS) 67
8.3.4.1 Increasing demand for small caliber weapons is expected to drive the offshore patrol vessels market 67
8.3.5 AMPHIBIOUS SHIPS 68
8.3.5.1 Many countries are planning to develop amphibious ships to protect their sea shores 68
8.3.6 SUBMARINES 68
8.3.6.1 Increasing investments in maritime security and enhancement of naval capabilities 68
8.3.7 UNMANNED SURFACE VEHICLES (USVS) 68
8.3.7.1 Rising demand for maritime security for protection of shallow waters & ports 68
8.4 AIRBORNE 68
8.4.1 ATTACK HELICOPTERS 69
8.4.1.1 Increasing number of procurements in the US, Europe, and Asia Pacific drive the helicopter market 69
8.4.2 FIGHTER AIRCRAFT 69
8.4.2.1 Increasing need for different types of modern fire control systems to protect against incoming threats 69
8.4.3 SPECIAL MISSION AIRCRAFT 70
8.4.3.1 Replacement of legacy systems with advanced combat systems is expected to drive the special mission aircraft market 70
8.4.4 TACTICAL UAVS 70
8.4.4.1 Increasing use in various military applications is driving the tactical UAVs market 70
9 FIRE CONTROL SYSTEM MARKET, BY WEAPON CLASS 71
9.1 INTRODUCTION 72
9.2 AUTOMATIC GUNS 73
9.2.1 RIFLES 74
9.2.1.1 Increasing demand for automatic rifles by infantries across the world 74
9.2.2 MACHINE GUNS 74
9.2.2.1 Replacement of old machine guns with light machine guns is expected to fuel the growth of the machine guns market 74
9.2.3 GATLING GUNS 74
9.2.3.1 Increased use in fighter aircraft and naval ships is expected to drive the Gatling guns market 74
9.2.4 AUTOCANNONS 75
9.2.4.1 Increasing demand for Bushmaster cannons and medium-caliber ammunition to drive the autocannons market 75
9.3 LAUNCHERS 75
9.3.1 AUTOMATIC GRENADE LAUNCHERS 76
9.3.1.1 Increasing demand for fully-integrated 40mm automatic grenade launcher system from NATO countries is expected to drive the automatic grenade launchers market 76
9.3.2 MISSILE LAUNCHERS 76
9.3.2.1 Increasing geopolitical conflicts, war, and terrorism are driving the demand for missile launchers 76
9.3.3 ROCKET LAUNCHERS 76
9.3.3.1 Increasing investments to upgrade long range weapons by advanced economies 76
9.3.4 MORTAR LAUNCHERS 76
9.3.4.1 Increasing investment to upgrade long range weapons By advanced economies 76
9.3.5 TORPEDO LAUNCHERS 77
9.3.5.1 Increasing investments in maritime security and enhancement of naval capabilities 77

10 FIRE CONTROL SYSTEM MARKET, BY RANGE 78
10.1 INTRODUCTION 79
10.2 SHORT-RANGE (0-9 KM) 80
10.2.1 INCREASING FOCUS OF AIR AND SURFACE TARGETS 80
10.3 MEDIUM-RANGE (9-80 KM) 81
10.3.1 MEDIUM-RANGE SYSTEMS ARE EXTENSIVELY USED IN WARZONE IN AIMING THE TARGET WITH MAXIMUM ACCURACY 81
10.4 LONG-RANGE (ABOVE 80 KM) 82
10.4.1 INCREASING ATTACK THREATS FROM INTERCONTINENTAL BALLISTIC MISSILES ACROSS THE GLOBE ARE DRIVING THE LONG-RANGE SEGMENT 82

11 FIRE CONTROL SYSTEM MARKET, BY REGION 83
11.1 INTRODUCTION 84
11.2 NORTH AMERICA 85
11.2.1 US 88
11.2.1.1 Increasing procurement of fire control systems in the country is driving the growth of the market 88
11.2.2 CANADA 89
11.2.2.1 High focus on modernization of weapon systems expected to drive the market for fire control systems in Canada 89
11.3 EUROPE 90
11.3.1 RUSSIA 94
11.3.1.1 Tensions with Ukraine and other NATO Countries and contracts received from developing countries for military equipment are driving the market for fire control systems in the country 94
11.3.2 GERMANY 95
11.3.2.1 Government initiatives for automation of military weapons and armored vehicles and deployment of German soldiers across the globe is expected to drive the market in Germany 95
11.3.3 FRANCE 96
11.3.3.1 Increasing demand for automatic rifles is expected to drive the growth of the fire control systems market in France 96
11.3.4 ITALY 97
11.3.4.1 Increasing defense procurements and launch of various programs are drive the market for fire control systems 97
11.3.5 UK 98
11.3.5.1 Advancements in the fields of military automation are driving the fire control systems market in the UK 98
11.3.6 REST OF EUROPE 99
11.4 ASIA PACIFIC 99
11.4.1 CHINA 103
11.4.1.1 Increasing focus on modernization of automation weapons and research and development for military is expected to drive the fire control systems market in China 103
11.4.2 INDIA 104
11.4.2.1 Large number of defense contracts signed by India for procurement of military equipment to drive the market for fire control systems in India 104
11.4.3 AUSTRALIA 105
11.4.3.1 Increasing military procurement is driving the market for fire control systems in Australia 105
11.4.4 JAPAN 106
11.4.4.1 Japan’s focus on modernization of military equipment to drive the fire control systems market in the country 106
11.4.5 SOUTH KOREA 107
11.4.5.1 Increasing defense expenditure for weapon systems by the government will boost the demand for fire control systems 107
11.4.6 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC 108
11.5 MIDDLE EAST 109
11.5.1 SAUDI ARABIA 112
11.5.1.1 Increasing military expenditure and tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia are expected to drive the demand for fire control systems in the country 112
11.5.2 ISRAEL 113
11.5.2.1 Israeli Government Invest Significantly to Enhance Its Military Strength to Defend Its Territories Threats 113
11.5.3 TURKEY 114
11.5.3.1 Turkey’s focus on upgrading its weapon systems and increase in military expenditure are driving the fire control systems market in the country 114
11.5.4 REST OF MIDDLE EAST 115
11.6 REST OF THE WORLD 116
11.6.1 AFRICA 118
11.6.1.1 Rising Concerns Regarding Terrorism are Expected to Drive the Growth of the Fire Control System Market in Africa 118
11.6.2 LATIN AMERICA 119
11.6.2.1 Increasing the procurements of Defense land vehicles is expected to drive the Fire Control System Market in Latin America. 119

12 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 120
12.1 INTRODUCTION 120
12.2 COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS 120
12.3 RANK ANALYSIS 121
12.4 COMPETITIVE LEADERSHIP MAPPING 122
12.4.1 VISIONARY LEADERS 122
12.4.2 INNOVATORS 122
12.4.3 DYNAMIC DIFFERENTIATORS 122
12.4.4 EMERGING COMPANIES 122
12.5 COMPETITIVE SCENARIO 123
12.5.1 CONTRACTS, JANUARY 2015–DECEMBER 2018 124
12.5.2 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES, JANUARY 2015–DECEMBER 2018 125
12.5.3 JOINT VENTURES/PARTNERSHIPS, JANUARY 2015–DECEMBER 2018 126

13 COMPANY PROFILES 127
(Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View)*
13.1 ELBIT SYSTEMS LTD. 127
13.2 GENERAL DYNAMICS CORPORATION 130
13.3 INDRA 133
13.4 BAE SYSTEMS PLC 136
13.5 LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 139
13.6 SAFRAN GROUP 142
13.7 ULTRA ELECTRONICS 145
13.8 RHEINMETALL AG 148
13.9 LEONARDO 151
13.10 NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORPORATION 155
13.11 RAYTHEON COMPANY 158
13.12 SAAB 161
13.13 ASELSAN 164
13.14 WILCOX INDUSTRIES 167
13.15 SEILER INSTRUMENT 168
13.16 THALES GROUP 170
13.17 BHARAT ELECTRONICS LIMITED 173
13.18 ISRAEL AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES 176
13.19 CURTISS-WRIGHT CORPORATION 179
13.20 MAS ZENGRANGE LTD. 181
*Details on Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.

14 APPENDIX 182
14.1 DISCUSSION GUIDE 182
14.2 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS’ SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 184
14.3 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATION 186
14.4 RELATED REPORTS 186
14.5 AUTHOR DETAILS 187