Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Market by Class, Subsystem, Application, Funding, & by Payload – Forecast & Analysis 2014-2020” report to their offering.
The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Market research report provides the market analysis for UAVs over the next six years (2014 – 2020). It discusses the industry, market, and technology trends that are currently prevailing, in the market. The UAVs are categorized on the basis of class, sub-systems, payloads, applications, and geography. The global UAV market is valued at $6,762 million in 2014 and is expected to show a robust growth reaching $10,573 million in 2020, thereby registering a CAGR of 7.73%, up to 2020.
The unmanned aerial vehicle market is driven by the reduced risks associated with the use of UAVs, increasing demand for the UAVs in the commercial and defense sectors, and better technological innovations that have created a demand for the UAVs in performing complex operations with reduction in the need for human intervention.
The success of UAVs in combat operationshas increased their demand by the countries inthe North American, the Middle Eastern and Asia-Pacific region. Reduced defense budget in the North American and European countries in the recent years, is expected to hamper the growth of this market. The lack of skilled and trained pilots along with, strict airspace regulations is expected to constraint the UAV market. There is a huge scope for research and development of UAVs in increasing their operational efficiency and providing complete autonomy. Investments are being made by the emerging countries for adopting autonomous control systems for various applications.
North America accounted for 69% for the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Market in 2014. Large scale Unmanned Aerial Vehicle production and demand in the U.S. and Canada is expected to continue to influence the share of these countries in the UAV market,during the forecast period. Moreover, new R&D programs for applications of the UAV for combat operations, border security, maritime security, and detection of intruders or enemy force is projected to continue to drive the growth of market.
The APAC region has the second highest share in the UAV market with China, India, Australia, and South Korea being the prominent markets. The training for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle’s operation and maintenance is projected to enhance the scope of this market globally,during the forecast period. The application of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for border patrolling and homeland security is expected to boost this market, across the globe. The U.K., Russia, Germany, and France are expected to be the potential markets from the European region.
Alan is serial entrepreneur, active angel investor, and a drone enthusiast. He co-founded DRONELIFE.com to address the emerging commercial market for drones and drone technology. Prior to DRONELIFE.com, Alan co-founded Where.com, ThinkingScreen Media, and Nurse.com. Recently, Alan has co-founded Crowditz.com, a leader in Equity Crowdfunding Data, Analytics, and Insights. Alan can be reached at alan(at)dronelife.com