North America Small UAV Market (2016 - 2020)

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North America is home to one of the biggest spenders on military and that is United States of America. In 2013, USA spent $640 billion which was 2.4% of the GDP. The amount that USA spent was more than three times of China which was second to spend the most on military. Even Canada spent more than $20 billion on military.

The global small drones market is projected to grow from USD 5.80 Billion in 2015 to USD 10.04 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 11.6% during the period under consideration. This report covers the forecast of the small drones market and its dynamics over the next five years, while also recognizing the market application gaps, evolving technologies, Latest Expansions in the market, and high potential geographic regions and countries. The small drones market has been analyzed on the basis of application (including commercial and defense).

The Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (SUAV) market forecast report offers a complete analysis of the market across the forecast period of four years from 2016 to 2020. It provides an analysis of the factors that drive the market, restrain the growth of the market, and the challenges faced by the industry.

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 North America Small UAV market is a growing one and the demand is more for non-military uses. Ranging from border control to anti-piracy operations to fighting organized crime and drug cartels, various countries in the region use the Small UAV for varied reasons.

The North America market will witness high growth over the period of 2016-2020. However, the market growth of small UAVs will be defined on how the countries define policies which reduce the market barriers and ease the way for the commercial drone industry to operate at varying degrees of autonomy. The North America Small UAV Market report has been segmented on the basis of product type: Light Fixed-Wing Small UAV, Heavy Fixed-Wing Small UAV, Multi-Rotor VTOL Small UAV, Single-Rotor VTOL Small UAV, Nano UAV and others. They are further classified on the Propulsion Systems used i.e. Hydrogen Cell Propulsion System, Hybrid Propulsion System, Solar Propulsion System, Lithium-Ion Battery Propulsion System. The report discuss small UAV application in different industry such as Defense, Transport/Logistics, Media and Entertainment, Retail, Manufacturing among others.

The report discusses the key factors that will impact the industry and profiles leading suppliers of UAV; like that of hales SA, Boeing Corporation, Lockheed Martin and Airbus Group among others.

The report provides detailed analysis of the UAV market during 2016–2020, including the factors that influence why countries are investing or cutting expenditure on UAV. It provides detailed expectations of growth rates and projected total expenditure. The report will also provide a deep qualitative analysis of the global UAV sector covering sections including demand drivers, SWOT, industry trends, latest technological developments, among others. The major programs section will inform the user about programs being undertaken within the North American UAV departments in different segments of the market.

1. Summary

1.1 Significant Findings

1.2 Research Methodology

  2. Executive Summary  

3. Marketplace Perceptions

3.1 Market Summary

3.2 Features Driving the Market

3.2.1 Growing usage across diverse industries

3.2.2 Snowballing usage by law enforcement agencies

3.2.3 Plummeting costs of smaller UAVs

3.3 Issues Off-putting the Market

3.3.1 Severe airspace regulations

3.3.2 Safety issues

3.3.3 Absence of skilled personnel

3.4 Industry Value Chain Analysis

3.5 Industry Pull – Porter’s Five Forces

3.5.1 Bargaining Power of Sellers

3.5.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers

3.5.3 Threat of New Contestants

3.5.4 Threat of Extra Products or Services

3.5.5 Reasonable Rivalry among Existing Competitors

3.6 Present Opportunities in Market

  4. Technology Impression

4.1 Technology Picture

4.2 Kinds of Small UAVs

4.2.1 Light Fixed-Wing Small UAV

4.2.2 Heavy Fixed-Wing Small UAV

4.2.3 Multi-Rotor VTOL Small UAV

4.2.4 Single-Rotor VTOL Small UAV

4.2.5 Nano UAV

4.2.6 Others

4.3 Small UAVs Propulsion Systems

4.3.1 Lithium-Ion Battery Propulsion System

4.3.2 Hybrid Propulsion System

4.3.3 Solar Propulsion System

4.3.4 Hydrogen Cell Propulsion System

  5. Small UAV Market Segmentation by Type

5.1 Heavy Fixed-Wing Small UAV


5.1.2 Market Share and Forecast

5.2 Light Fixed-Wing Small UAV


5.2.2 Market Share and Forecast

5.3 Single -Rotor VTOL Small UAV


5.3.2 Market Share and Forecast

5.4 Multi -Rotor VTOL Small UAV


5.4.2 Market Share and Forecast

5.5 Nano UAV

5.5.1 Indication

5.5.2 Market Share and Forecast

5.6 Others


5.6.2 Market Share and Forecast

  6. Small UAV Marketplace Segmentation by Propulsion Systems

6.1 Lithium-Ion Battery Propulsion System


6.1.2 Market Share and Forecast

6.2 Hybrid Propulsion System

6.2.1 Summary

6.2.2 Market Share and Forecast

6.3 Solar Propulsion System


6.3.2 Market Share and Forecast

6.4 Hydrogen Cell Propulsion System


6.4.2 Market Share and Forecast

  7. Small UAV Market by Industry Applications

7.1 Media and Entertainment

7.1.1 Summary

7.1.2 Market Share and Forecast

7.1.3 Expert View

7.2 Trade

7.2.1 Summary

7.2.2 Market Share and Forecast

7.2.3 Expert View

7.3 Defense

7.3.1 Summary

7.3.2 Market Share and Forecast

7.3.3 Expert View

7.4 Energy

7.4.1 Summary

7.4.2 Market Share and Forecast

7.4.3 Expert View

7.5 Mining and Metals

7.5.1 Summary

7.5.2 Market Share and Forecast

7.5.3 Expert View

7.6 Others

7.6.1 Summary

7.6.2 Market Share and Forecast

7.6.3 Expert View

  8. Small UAV Market in North America Region

8.1North America

8.1.1 Introduction

8.1.2 Canada

8.1.3 Mexico

8.1.4 USA

8.1.5 Others

8.1.6 Expert View

9. Small UAV Vendor Market Share Investigation  

10. Competitive Intelligence and Profiles of Small UAV Vendors

10.1 Thales SA

10.1.1 Summary

10.1.2 Major Products and Services

10.1.3 Financials

10.1.4 Latest Expansions

10.2 BAE Systems

10.2.1 Summary

10.2.2 Major Products and Services

10.2.3 Financials

10.2.4 Latest Expansions

10.3 Boeing Corporation

10.3.1 Summary

10.3.2 Major Products and Services

10.3.3 Financials

10.3.4 Latest Expansions

10.4 Lockheed Martin Corporation

10.4.1 Summary

10.4.2 Major Products and Services

10.4.3 Financials

10.4.4 Latest Expansions

10.5 Israel Aerospace Industries

10.5.1 Summary

10.5.2 Major Products and Services

10.5.3 Financials

10.5.4 Latest Expansions

10.6 Microdrones GMBH

10.6.1 Summary

10.6.2 Major Products and Services

10.6.3 Financials

10.6.4 Latest Expansions

10.7 Elbit Systems

10.7.1 Summary

10.7.2 Major Products and Services

10.7.3 Financials

10.7.4 Latest Expansions

10.8 Finmeccanica

10.8.1 Summary

10.8.2 Major Products and Services

10.8.3 Financials

10.8.4 Latest Expansions

10.9 Airbus Group

10.9.1 Summary

10.9.2 Major Products and Services

10.9.3 Financials

10.9.4 Latest Expansions

10.10 Aeronautics Ltd.

10.10.1 Summary

10.10.2 Major Products and Services

10.10.3 Financials

10.10.4 Latest Expansions

  11. Investment Analysis

11.1 Latest Mergers and Acquisitions

11.2 Investor Viewpoint

  12. Imminent North America Small UAV Market

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  • Report In PDF:

  • 132 pages

  • 32 figures

  • 25 tables



  • Report In PDF:

  • 132 pages

  • 32 figures

  • 25 tables



  • Report In PDF:

  • 132 pages

  • 32 figures

  • 25 tables