The global UAV payload and subsystems market size reached US$ 10.9 Billion in 2023. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 19.7 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 6.5% during 2024-2032.
Market Size in 2023
|US$ 10.9 Billion
Market Forecast in 2032
|US$ 19.7 Billion
|Market Growth Rate 2024-2032
An Unnamed Ariel Vehicle, i.e. UAV, or a drone indispensably carries extra weight which is not included in the weight of the drone itself. This weight includes extra cameras, sensors or packages for delivery. Payloads which are required for business drones mainly include GPS, additional data telemetry, LiDAR etc. With the advancement in technology, military sectors, as well as commercial users, are increasingly utilising drones to enhance their services and outputs. The size and weight of the payloads is decided by the weight of the drone. A heavier drone can carry big payloads. The demand of payload subsystems is increasing in parallel with the increasing popularity of drones.
Drivers of Global UAV Payload and Subsystems Market:
- Both developed as well as the developing nations are seeking the utility of drones for various tasks such as to improve the surveillance and communication systems, make rescue operations more efficient, and the collection and management of data. A wide range of payloads including sensors, communication systems and electronics, etc., are required for performing all the aforementioned tasks.
- There are numerous improvements made in persistent surveillance systems, electronic counter-measures and communications. Along with this, there has been a rise in the use of UAVs for the purpose of search and rescue operations.
- UAVs are being increasingly deployed in military and defence activities. The military industry has increased its spending on the payload subsystems for surveillance, intelligence and imaging, detection of mapping as well as for carrying the weaponries.
- The UAV payload subsystems market has seen a noticeable boost accrediting to the frequent utilisations of UAVs in the agriculture, retail, media and entertainment sectors. Commercial users enhance their photography outputs by using the UAVs.
Key Market Segmentation:
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global UAV payload and subsystems market report, along with forecasts at the global and regional level from 2024-2032. Our report has categorized the market based on type, subsystems and application.
Breakup by Type:
- Camera and Sensors
- Radar and Communications
Based on the type, the market has been segmented as camera and sensors, weaponry, radar and communications, and others. Currently, cameras and sensors currently hold the largest market share.
Breakup by Subsystems:
- Ground Control Station System
- Signal Transmission System
- Propulsion System
Based on the subsystems, the market has been segmented as ground control station system, signal transmission system and propulsion system. Amongst all these, ground control station system currently represent as the leading segment.
Breakup by Application:
Based on the application, the market has been segmented into military and civil. Military applications currently represent as the largest segment.
Breakup by Region:
- North America
- Asia Pacific
- Middle East and Africa
- Latin America
Region-wise, the market has been segmented into North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Latin America. North America represents the biggest market and holds majority of the market share.
The competitive landscape of the market has also been examined with some of the key players being AeroVironment, Boeing, Elbit Systems, BAE Systems, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Harris Corporation, CACI International, Rheinmetall AG, ThalesRaytheonSystems, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Israel Aerospace Industries, General Dynamics Corporation, GA-ASI, Raytheon and Textron Systems.
This report provides a deep insight into the global UAV payload and subsystems market covering all its essential aspects. This ranges from macro overview of the market to micro details of the industry performance, recent trends, key market drivers and challenges, SWOT analysis, Porter’s five forces analysis, value chain analysis, etc. This report is a must-read for entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, consultants, business strategists, and all those who have any kind of stake or are planning to foray into the UAV payload and subsystems industry in any manner.
|Base Year of the Analysis
|Type, Subsystems, Application, Region
| Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
|AeroVironment, Boeing, Elbit Systems, BAE Systems, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Harris Corporation, CACI International, Rheinmetall AG, ThalesRaytheonSystems, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Israel Aerospace Industries, General Dynamics Corporation, GA-ASI, Raytheon and Textron Systems
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Key Questions Answered in This Report:
- How has the global UAV payload and subsystems market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
- What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the global UAV payload and subsystems market?
- What are the key regions in the global UAV payload and subsystems market?
- What are the major types in the global UAV payload and subsystems market?
- What are the major types of subsystems in the global UAV payload and subsystems market?
- What are the major application areas in the global UAV payload and subsystems market?
- What are the various stages in the value chain of the global UAV payload and subsystems industry?
- What are the key driving factors and challenges in the global UAV payload and subsystems industry?
- What is the structure of the global UAV payload and subsystems industry and who are the key players?
- What is the degree of competition in the global UAV payload and subsystems industry?