; Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market Size, Share, Forecast, 2032

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market Size, Share, and Analysis, By System (UAV Avionics, UAV Payloads, UAV Propulsion, UAV Airframe and UAV Software),  By Class (Small UAVs, Tactical UAVs, Strategic UAVs), By Technology (Semi-autonomous, Fully-autonomous, Remotely Operated), By Component (Propulsion System, Airframe, Payload, Guidance Navigation & Control), By Range (Visual Range of Sight, Beyond Visual Line of Sight), By Weight (Less Than 50 Kg, More Than 50 Kg), By Point of Sale (OEM, Aftermarket), By Platform (Rotary-Wing, Fixed-Wing and Others), By Application (Agriculture, Commercial, Construction, Military, Mining and Other) and Regional Forecasts, 2022-2032

Published on: Aug-2023
Report Code: FG A&D 01630
No. of Pages: 170-350
Report Format: PDF

Product Overview:

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market size was USD 21.22 billion in 2021 and projected to grow from USD 28.1 billion in 2023 to USD 102.4 billion by 2032, exhibiting a CAGR of 15.4% during the forecast period.

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are usually referred to as drones which are an important component of Unmanned Aerial System (UAS). These aerodynamic structures are originated to perform actions using desired navigation system. The autonomous aircraft are supplied with onboard computers which can be remotely controlled. They aid in reducing the risk to human life for military personnel and are used in observing behaviour, enemy troop tracking, and gathering information.

Market Highlights

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market is expected to project a CAGR of 15.4% during the forecast period, 2022-2032

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market is expected to reach USD 102.4 billion, growing at a CAGR of 15.4% during forecast period. UAV are the modern aircraft technology which help in assessment, surveillance, photography etc. The initiation of rules and regulation related to the use of UAVs is expected to drive the growth of unmanned aerial vehicle. The increasing acceptance of the smart technology and their applications in the different areas like agricultural, civil, transportation, healthcare, mining, etc. is expected to boost the growth of the market.

 

 

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market Segmentation:

Small UAVs Segment is expected to grow with high CAGR during the forecast period

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market is classified based on the Class into Small UAVs, Tactical UAVs, Strategic UAVs. Small UAVs segment dominated the market in 2021 and is expected to continue its dominance in the market over the forecast period owing to the presence of civil and military applications along with the use in monitoring, security, and surveillance. The increasing demand for military drones is boosting the growth of the market. The usage of small UAVs for commercial purposes such as mapping, agriculture, surveying etc., is expected to drive the demand in the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles market.

Fully-autonomous Segment is expected to grow during the forecast period

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market is classified based on the Technology into Semi-autonomous, Fully-autonomous, Remotely Operated. Remotely operated segment dominated the market in 2021 owing to the products being operated by the remote technology. Fully-autonomous segment is expected to dominate the market in the forecast period as it is controlled fully by the UAVs without any outer command. Fully-autonomous UAVs are high payload mission-based UAVs designed for proper operations and involve a flight planning system and command delivery system to modify the ranges before operating.

 

Market Dynamics:   

Growth Drivers

Increasing Demand for UAVs is Expected to Boost the Growth of the Market

The demand for UAVs is increasing in various countries owing to the adaptation of drone technology and the numerous applications coupled with it. The increased purchase of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles is expected to boost the growth of the market owing to the incidence of border crossing and rivals trespassing. The structures are drawn for airstrikes at planned targeted areas. The ability of countries to produce armed drones is expected to boost the growth of the market. Unmanned Aerial Vehicles are designed to perform major tasks involving surveillance, intelligence, and reconnaissance.

Rising Infrastructure Projects Requiring UAVs is Expected to Boost the Growth of the Market

UAVs are used by several industries, but the usage of drone have increased and are registered for collecting information and develop the aspired strategic decisions and is expected to boost the market growth dur to its high acceptance and usage in the commercial sectors like construction, oil & gas, mining, agriculture etc. The construction projects aid in creating opportunity for market growth due to the necessity in surveying, observation, mapping and inspection.

Restraint

Stringent Regulations May Restrain the Growth of the Market

The strict government regulations set to use airspace for avoiding any damages and safety is restraining the growth of the market. The deficit of managing air traffic connected to the commercial flights of UAVs is expected to hamper the growth of the market.

 Recent Developments:

  • In May 2021, Teledyne FLIR LLC obtained a USD million worth contract from the US Army to dispatch the Black Hornet 3 palm-sized UAV.
  • In January 2021, Aerovironment, Inc. declared the purchase of Arcturus UAV, Inc. for USD 405 million.

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market

Key Players Covered:

  • Holy Stone
  • Autel Robotics
  • AeroVironment Inc
  • Hexagon
  • Kesper Drone
  • DJI
  • Yuneec
  • Parrot
  • Go Pro
  • Delair
  • Other Prominent Players (Company Overview, Business Strategy, Key Product Offerings, Financial Performance, Key Performance Indicators, Risk Analysis, Recent Development, Regional Presence, SWOT Analysis)

Regional Analysis

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market is segmented based on regional analysis into five major regions: North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East and Africa. North America dominated the market in 2021 owing to the high use of drones in aerial mapping and for various other applications. Unites states is a major manufacturer of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and the presence of the key market players in the countries of this region had aided in the growth of the market. Asia Pacific is expected dominate the market in forecast period owing to the growing demand for modern unmanned aerial vehicles in countries of this region.

 

 

Impact of Covid-19 on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market

The COVID-19 outbreak had resulted in the economic downfall. Several countries had imposed lockdowns and travel bans to control the coronavirus spread. The demand for commercial and military has reduced but the utilization of drones by few companies has increased for handling of material during COVID-19. There has been an increased inspection by drones to monitor public gathering during this period. Covid-19 had slight negative impact on growth of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market.

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market is further segmented by region into:

  • North America Market Size, Share, Trends, Opportunities, Y-o-Y Growth, CAGR – United States and Canada
  • Latin America Market Size, Share, Trends, Opportunities, Y-o-Y Growth, CAGR – Mexico, Argentina, Brazil and Rest of Latin America
  • Europe Market Size, Share, Trends, Opportunities, Y-o-Y Growth, CAGR – United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Hungary, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, NORDIC, Russia, Turkey and Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific Market Size, Share, Trends, Opportunities, Y-o-Y Growth, CAGR – India, China, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, New Zealand, Australia and Rest of APAC
  • Middle East and Africa Market Size, Share, Trends, Opportunities, Y-o-Y Growth, CAGR – North Africa, Israel, GCC, South Africa and Rest of MENA.

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market Scope and Segments:

ATTRIBUTE

  DETAILS

Study Period

2018-2032

Base Year

2022

Forecast Period

2022-2032

Historical Period

2019-2021

Growth Rate

CAGR of 15.4% from 2022-2032

Unit

Value (USD Billion)

Segmentation

Main Segments List

System

  • UAV Avionics
  • UAV Payloads
  • UAV Propulsion
  • UAV Airframe
  • UAV Software

Class

  • Small UAVs
  • Tactical UAVs
  • Strategic UAVs

Technology

  • Semi-autonomous
  • Fully-autonomous
  • Remotely Operated Virtual Assistant

Component

  • Propulsion System
  • Airframe, Payload
  • Guidance Navigation & Control

Range

  • Visual Range of Sight
  • Beyond Visual Line of Sight

Weight

  • Less Than 50 Kg
  • More Than 50 Kg

Point of Sale

  • OEM
  • Aftermarket

Platform

  • Rotary-Wing
  • Fixed-Wing
  • Others

Application

  • Agriculture
  • Commercial
  • Construction
  • Military
  • Mining
  • Other

By Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • U.K.
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Scandinavia
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia
    • Southeast Asia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • GCC
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market size was estimated at USD 21.22 billion in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 102.4 billion in 2032.

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are usually referred to as drones which are an important component of Unmanned Aerial System (UAS). These aerodynamic structures are originated to perform actions using desired navigation system. The autonomous aircraft are supplied with onboard computers which can be remotely controlled.

Small UAVs and Fully-autonomous segment accounted for the largest Unmanned Aerial Vehicles market share.

Key players: Holy Stone, Autel Robotics, AeroVironment Inc, Hexagon, Kesper Drone, DJI, Yuneec, Parrot, Go Pro, Delair and Other Prominent Players are the key players in the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market.

Increasing Demand for UAVs and Rising Infrastructure Projects Requiring UAVs are the factors driving the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles market.

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