The global firefighting drone market size reached US$ 1,023.20 Million in 2022. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 1,824.50 Million by 2028, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 9.95% during 2023-2028. The increasing frequency and severity of wildfires, the implementation of various government initiatives, and the utilization of three-dimensional (3D) printing in the manufacturing process represent some of the key factors driving the market.
|Market Size in 2022
||US$ 1,023.20 Billion
|Market Forecast in 2028
||US$ 1,824.50 Billion
|Market Growth Rate (2023-2028)
A firefighting drone refers to an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) equipped with specialized tools to aid firefighters in combatting fires. It is comprised of several components, such as a propulsion system, flight control, power supply, communication system, and various payloads, including water tanks, cameras, sensors, and other equipment. Firefighting drone is manufactured using lightweight, durable, and fire-resistant materials, such as carbon fibers, Kevlar, fiberglass, aluminum, and polymers. It is widely used for air reconnaissance activities, fire mapping, hotspot detection, water delivery, fire-retardant delivery, and search and rescue operations. Firefighting drones enhance safety, reduce response time, increase situational awareness, and minimize the risk of injuries, burns, or death. It also aids firefighters in accessing hard-to-reach areas, improving coordination, assessing risk, and gathering critical information, such as the size, temperature, and direction of fire.
Firefighting Drone Market Trends:
The increasing frequency and severity of wildfires across the globe due to climate change and rising global temperature is one of the primary factors propelling the market growth. Firefighting drones are highly versatile, cost-effective, and flexible systems that are widely used by firefighters to access high-definition (HD) images of the fire, improve operational efficiency, minimize response time, and identify hotspots and other areas of concern. Furthermore, the increasing initiatives by several governments to augment the firefighting capabilities of fire departments, improve safety, and protect the crew from potentially hazardous situations are acting as another growth-inducing factor. Additionally, the utilization of three-dimensional (3D) printing in the manufacturing process, which reduces cost, saves time, increases production rate, allows customization, and enhances product quality, is positively influencing the market growth. Besides this, the recent development of smart firefighting drones, which utilize cloud computing and the Internet of Things (IoT) technology to automate the fire suppression process, enable early detection, and provide real-time monitoring, is favoring the market growth. Moreover, the growing consumer awareness regarding the benefits of firefighting drones in effectively combatting fire hazards and minimizing loss of lives and destruction of properties is supporting the market growth. Other factors, including rapid advancements in drone technology, the increasing investment in disaster management, the rising demand for cost-effective firefighting solutions, and the growing demand for aerial surveillance in public safety and emergency response operations, are anticipated to drive the market growth.
Key Market Segmentation:
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each segment of the global firefighting drone market report, along with forecasts at the global, regional, and country levels for 2023-2028. Our report has categorized the market based on type, size, propulsion, and application.
The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the firefighting drone market based on the type. This includes fixed wing and multi-rotor. According to the report, multi-rotor represented the largest segment.
- Micro Drones
- Macro Drones
A detailed breakup and analysis of the firefighting drone market based on the size has also been provided in the report. This includes micro and macro drones. According to the report, micro drones accounted for the largest market share.
- Electric Motor
- Solar Powered
- Piston Engine
A detailed breakup and analysis of the firefighting drone market based on the propulsion has also been provided in the report. This includes electric motor, solar powered, and piston engine. According to the report, electric motor accounted for the largest market share.
- Scene Monitoring
- Search and Rescue
- Post Fire or Disaster Assessment
A detailed breakup and analysis of the firefighting drone market based on the application has also been provided in the report. This includes scene monitoring, search and rescue, post fire or disaster assessment, and firefighting. According to the report, firefighting accounted for the largest market share.
- North America
- United Kingdom
- Asia Pacific
- South Korea
- Latin America
- Middle East and Africa
The report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of all the major regional markets, which include North America (the United States and Canada); Europe (Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, and others); Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, and others); Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and others); and the Middle East and Africa. According to the report, North America was the largest market for firefighting drone. Some of the factors driving the North America firefighting drone market included rising incidences of fires, increasing government initiatives, and rapid advancements in drone technology.
The report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of the competitive landscape in the global firefighting drone market. Competitive analysis such as market structure, market share by key players, player positioning, top winning strategies, competitive dashboard, and company evaluation quadrant has been covered in the report. Also, detailed profiles of all major companies have been provided. Some of the companies covered include Aerialtronics DV B.V., AeroVironment Inc., BSS Holland B.V., Draganfly Inc., Drone Amplified, DSLRPros, Flyability SA, MMC-UAV, Skydio Inc., SZ DJI Technology Co. Ltd., etc. Kindly note that this only represents a partial list of companies, and the complete list has been provided in the report.
Firefighting Drone Market Report Scope:
|Base Year of the Analysis
| Historical Period
|Scope of the Report
||Exploration of Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Catalysts and Challenges, Segment-Wise Historical and Predictive Market Assessment:
||Fixed Wing, Multi-rotor
| Sizes Covered
||Micro Drones, Macro Drones), Propulsion (Electric Motor, Solar Powered, Piston Engine
||Scene Monitoring, Search and Rescue, Post Fire or Disaster Assessment, Firefighting
||Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
||United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico
||Aerialtronics DV B.V., AeroVironment Inc., BSS Holland B.V., Draganfly Inc., Drone Amplified, DSLRPros, Flyability SA, MMC-UAV, Skydio Inc., SZ DJI Technology Co. Ltd., etc.
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Key Questions Answered in This Report:
- How has the global firefighting drone market performed so far, and how will it perform in the coming years?
- What are the drivers, restraints, and opportunities in the global firefighting drone market?
- What is the impact of each driver, restraint, and opportunity on the global firefighting drone market?
- What are the key regional markets?
- Which countries represent the most attractive firefighting drone market?
- What is the breakup of the market based on the type?
- Which is the most attractive type in the firefighting drone market?
- What is the breakup of the market based on the size?
- Which is the most attractive size in the firefighting drone market?
- What is the breakup of the market based on propulsion?
- Which is the most attractive propulsion in the firefighting drone market?
- What is the breakup of the market based on application?
- Which is the most attractive application in the firefighting drone market?
- What is the competitive structure of the global firefighting drone market?
- Who are the key players/companies in the global firefighting drone market?
Key Benefits for Stakeholders:
- IMARC’s report offers a comprehensive quantitative analysis of various market segments, historical and current market trends, market forecasts, and dynamics of the firefighting drone market from 2017-2028.
- The research study provides the latest information on the market drivers, challenges, and opportunities in the global firefighting drone market.
- The study maps the leading, as well as the fastest-growing, regional markets. It further enables stakeholders to identify the key country-level markets within each region.
- Porter's five forces analysis assist stakeholders in assessing the impact of new entrants, competitive rivalry, supplier power, buyer power, and the threat of substitution. It helps stakeholders to analyze the level of competition within the firefighting drone industry and its attractiveness.
- Competitive landscape allows stakeholders to understand their competitive environment and provides an insight into the current positions of key players in the market.