Report Id: SNS/A&D/1164 | May 2022 | Region: Global | 125 Pages
Report Scope & Overview:
Smart Assault Rifle Market Size was valued at USD 16.73 billion in 2022 and is expected to reach USD 27.68 billion by 2030, and grow at a CAGR of 6.5% over the forecast period 2023-2030.
Smart weapons are computer-controlled devices equipped with radio, infrared, laser, global positioning system and satellite navigation system, which provide incredible accuracy and precision. Smart weapons are also referred to as precision-directed weapons aimed at direct targeting strikes and minimizing associated hazard injuries. Smart weapons are used and aided by the use of external applications, located locally. The smart weapons system has changed the course of military involvement and its tactics. Cruise Arrows use information from the navigation satellite to maintain proper direction and direction during flight. Smart guns have protections that allow them to operate only when activated by an authorized person, thus reducing misuse, theft of firearms, and situations of self-harm. Protective features on smart devices include RFID (Radiofrequency Identification Device) chips, fingerprint recognition, biometric sensors, machine locks, and magnetic kit.
Stringent government rule
Middle East & Africa conflict
THE IMPACT OF COVID-19
According to the MRFR, the current projections for the growth of the global smart market by 2028 are expected to be lower than the previous COVID-19 estimates. The epidemic has had a devastating effect on the aviation, defense and maritime industry worldwide. In the defense industry, due to declining tax revenues by declining GDP, it is also expected to reduce the demand for new aircraft, submarines, underground vehicles, and related defense application programs over the next few years. This is also expected to reduce the need for smart weapons.
Many governments around the world are focused on controlling the COVID-19 outbreak in their countries. Therefore, they invest heavily in health care and vaccine development. Therefore, the cost of protection in new systems is expected to decrease over the next few years. The cost of protection is expected to increase gradually during the forecast period after the end of the epidemic.
The missiles segment held the most market share and is expected to grow at the fastest rate during the review period. This is due to the increased development of technologically advanced missiles as well as increased global demand.
During the projection period, this category is expected to develop at a stable rate. This is due to a rise in the demand for munitions as weapons.
During the forecast period, this segment is expected to have the greatest CAGR. This is owing to the rising use of guided projectiles by military forces around the world for UAVs, fighter jets, and helicopters.
The market is divided into three categories according to on the platform: air, land, and naval.
During the forecast period, the land segment is expected to increase the fastest. Increased defense spending, rapid military force expansion, and increased procurement of smart weapons will drive segmental growth. CGI has signed a contract with the United States Army to assist its Aviation and Missile Command programs. The contract was valued at USD 92.5 million. The air segment will experience significant expansion as air forces increase their desire for precision weaponry. The DRDO-developed Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon was launched from the Indian Air Force's Sukhoi Su-30MKI and SEPECAT Jaguar aircraft. The naval segment will experience moderate growth as naval forces increase their procurement of directed energy weapons.
The development of technologically advanced products will drive the most rapid growth in the laser guidance segment. The market is classified into laser guidance, infrared guidance, radar guidance, satellite guidance, and others based on technology.
The laser guidance market is expected to increase at an exponential rate in the future years. The advent of cutting-edge technology, such as lasers, has resulted in increased precision and operating efficiency. During the forecast period, the satellite guidance segment is expected to increase significantly. The increase is attributed to an increase in demand for GPS-guided smart guns, which can work efficiently even in adverse weather conditions.
The worldwide smart weapons market is likely to expand significantly in the future years as defense spending and navy modernization plans increase. The presence of various worldwide and regional suppliers characterizes the global smart weapons industry. The market is extremely competitive, with all firms attempting to achieve the greatest possible market share. The primary variables influencing the global market growth include frequent changes in government policies, fierce rivalry, and government restrictions. The vendors compete on price, product quality, and dependability.
Market Key Players Operating in the Global Smart Weapons Market Are
Lockheed Martin Corporation, Raytheon Technologies Corporation, BAE Systems, PLC, The Boeing Company, L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc., MBDA, Inc, General Dynamics Corporation, Orbital ATK, Thales Group, Textron Inc, Rheinmetall Ag, and Other players.
Key Market Segment:
Collimating Optical Sight
Precision Guided Firearms
North America is made up of two large countries: the United States and Canada. North America leads the world in military spending and technology breakthroughs, and there is a huge demand for smart weaponry. Although Canada invests in the development of such advanced weaponry, the country's smart weapons business is mostly reliant on the United States. Because of the presence of significant manufacturers such as Lockheed Martin, Raytheon Technologies Corporation, and Northrop Grumman, the region held the greatest proportion of the overall market in 2022.
Furthermore, the increased military expenditures by the US Department of Defense on smart weapons in recent years have resulted in a major surge in demand in the regional market. APAC Races Ahead at the Quickest Rate as China and India Take the Lead MRFR expects the Asia-Pacific market to grow at the fastest rate during the forecast period, owing to key economies increased defense spending. Due to increased investments in smart weaponry, major countries such as China, Japan, India, and Australia are driving market expansion in Asia-Pacific.
Rest of Europe
Rest of Asia-Pacific
The Middle East & Africa
Rest of Middle East & Africa
Rest of Latin America
|Market Size in 2022||US$ 16.73 Billion|
|Market Size by 2030||US$ 27.68 Billion|
|CAGR||CAGR of 6.5% From 2023 to 2030|
|Report Scope & Coverage||Market Size, Segments Analysis, Competitive Landscape, Regional Analysis, DROC & SWOT Analysis, Forecast Outlook|
|Key Segments||• By Product (Telescopic Sight, Collimating Optical Sight, Reflex Sight, Missiles, Munitions, Guided Rockets, Guided Projectiles, Guided Firearms)
• By Technology (Infrared, Laser, Radar, Global Positioning System, and Others)
• By Platform (Land, Naval, and Air)
|Regional Analysis/Coverage||North America (USA, Canada, Mexico), Europe
(Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands,
Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (Japan, South Korea,
China, India, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific), The
Middle East & Africa (Israel, UAE, South Africa,
Rest of Middle East & Africa), Latin America (Brazil, Argentina, Rest of Latin America)
|Company Profiles||Lockheed Martin Corporation, Raytheon Technologies Corporation, BAE Systems, PLC, The Boeing Company, L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc., MBDA, Inc, General Dynamics Corporation, Orbital ATK, Thales Group, Textron Inc, Rheinmetall Ag, and Other players.|
|DRIVERS||• Growing need
• Geopolitical conflict
• Higher effectiveness
|RESTRAINTS||• Stringent government rule
• Illegal usage
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Table of Contents:
1.1 Market Definition
1.3 Research Assumptions
2. Research Methodology
3. Market Dynamics
4. Impact Analysis
4.1 COVID-19 Impact Analysis
4.2 Impact of Ukraine- Russia war
4.3 Impact of ongoing Recession
4.3.2 Impact on major economies
18.104.22.168 United Kingdom
22.214.171.124 South Korea
126.96.36.199 Rest of the World
5. Value Chain Analysis
6. Porter’s 5 forces model
7. PEST Analysis
8. Smart Assault Rifle Market, By Technology
9. Smart Assault Rifle Market, By Platform
10. Smart Assault Rifle Market, by Product
10.1 Telescopic Sight
10.2 Collimating Optical Sight
10.3 Reflex Sight
10.6 Guided Projectiles
10.7 Guided Rockets
10.8 Precision Guided Firearms
11. Regional Analysis
11.2 North America
11.3.6 The Netherlands
11.3.7 Rest of Europe
11.4.2 South Korea
11.4.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific
11.5 The Middle East & Africa
11.5.3 South Africa
11.6 Latin America
11.6.3 Rest of Latin America
12. Company Profiles
12.1 Lockheed Martin Corporation
12.1.2 Products/ Services Offered
12.1.3 SWOT Analysis
12.1.4 The SNS view
12.1 Raytheon Technologies Corporation
12.2 BAE Systems, PLC
12.3 The Boeing Company
12.4 L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc.
12.5 MBDA, Inc.
12.6 General Dynamics Corporation
12.7 Orbital ATK
12.8 Thales Group
12.9 Textron Inc
13. Competitive Landscape
13.1 Competitive Benchmark
13.2 Market Share analysis
13.3 Recent Developments
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