Global Military Gas Mask Market to Reach US$ 2.2 Billion by 2032, Propelled by Growing Geopolitical Conflicts and Unrest

December 28, 2023 | Aerospace and Defense

According to the latest report by IMARC Group, titled “Military Gas Mask Market Report by Mask Type (Full-face Gas Mask, Half-face Gas Mask), Product Type (Powered Respirators, Non-powered Respirators), Application (Chemical Defense, Biological Defense, Radiological Defense, Nuclear Defense), and Region 2024-2032,” the global military gas mask market size reached US$ 1.5 Billion in 2023. A military gas mask is designed to safeguard soldiers against chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) threats. It is manufactured through meticulous steps, primarily focusing on ensuring an airtight seal and integrating advanced filtration systems. It is available in several types, including half-face masks, which cover the nose and mouth, and full-face masks, offering complete facial protection, including the eyes. It is intended for rugged use and offer resistance to damage and failure in extreme conditions. It provides a critical line of defense for military personnel, enabling them to operate in hazardous environments that would otherwise be lethal. It instills confidence in soldiers, knowing they are safeguarded against a spectrum of threats.

Global Military Gas Mask Market Trends:

At present, increasing technological advancements in filtration systems and overall design of gas masks for enhancing their effectiveness and comfort represent one of the key factors impelling the market growth. Additionally, the growing geopolitical conflicts and unrest in various parts of the world are prompting nations to enhance their defense capabilities, including military gas masks. Besides this, the rising need for realistic training environments among military personnel is bolstering the market growth. Moreover, the increasing implementation of stringent regulations and standards set by international bodies and individual countries for military equipment quality and safety are leading to the development of more advanced gas masks. In addition, the growing utilization of military-grade gas masks in law enforcement, disaster response, and counterterrorism are offering a favorable market outlook. Furthermore, rising advancements in textile and material science are leading to the development of more breathable, lighter, and stronger materials for gas masks, enhancing their functionality and wearability. Looking forward, the market value is projected to reach US$ 2.2 Billion by 2032, expanding at a CAGR of 4.36% during 2024-2032.

Market Summary:

  • Based on the mask type, full-face gas mask represents the largest segment, followed by half-face gas mask.
  • On the basis of the product type, the market has been segmented into powered respirators and non-powered respirators. Presently, powered respirators dominate the market, holding the largest share.
  • Based on the application, the market has been segregated into chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear defense. Chemical defense exhibits a clear dominance in the market.
  • Region-wise, the market has been divided into 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. Amongst these, Nort America enjoys the leading position in the market.
  • The competitive landscape of the market has also been examined, with some of the key players being 3M Company, Avon Protection plc, Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA, Honeywell International Inc., MSA Safety Incorporated, and Shalon Chemical Industries Ltd.

Report Scope:

Report Features Details
Base Year of the Analysis 2023
 Historical Period 2018-2023
Forecast Period 2024-2032
Units US$ Billion
Scope of the Report Exploration of Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Catalysts and Challenges, Segment-Wise Historical and Predictive Market Assessment: 
  • Mask Type 
  • Product Type
  • Application
  • Region
Mask Types Covered Full-face Gas Mask, Half-face Gas Mask
Product Types Covered Powered Respirators, Non-powered Respirators
Applications Covered Chemical Defense, Biological Defense, Radiological Defense, Nuclear Defense
Regions Covered Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
Countries Covered United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico
Companies Covered 3M Company, Avon Protection plc, Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA, Honeywell International Inc., MSA Safety Incorporated, Shalon Chemical Industries Ltd., etc.
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