Global Small Drones Market, By Type (Fixed Wing, Rotary Wing, Hybrid or Transitional), Application (Military, Civil and Commercial, Homeland Security, Consumer), MTOW (<5 Kilograms, 5-25 Kilograms, 25-150 Kilograms), Payload (Cameras, CBRN Sensors, Electronic Intelligence, UAV Radar), Power Source (Lithium-ion, Solar Cells, Hybrid Cells, Fuel Cells), Country (U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Rest of South America, Germany, Italy, U.K., France, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe, Japan, China, India, South Korea, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific, Saudi Arabia, U.A.E, South Africa, Egypt, Israel, Rest of Middle East and Africa) Industry Trends and Forecast to 2028
The small drones market is expected to witness market growth at a rate of 14.42% in the forecast period of 2021 to 2028. Data Bridge Market Research report on small drones market provides analysis and insights regarding the various factors expected to be prevalent throughout the forecast period while providing their impacts on the market’s growth. The rise in the use of UAVs to combat terrorism is escalating the growth of small drones market.
A small drone, as the name refers, is a small unmanned aerial vehicle (UAVs) that is small enough to be man-portable. Small drones are of broad range starting from micro air vehicles to man-portable UAVs that can be carried and initiated like an infantry man-portable air-defense system.
Major factors that are expected to boost the growth of the small drones market in the forecast period are the rise in the utilization of small drones in the commercial applications and the increase in the use of small drones in numerous other military applications. Furthermore, the upsurge in the usage of in life-threatening military assignments and the growing utilization by the defense forces as loitering munition are the factors further propelling the growth of the small drones market. Moreover, the rise in the demand for small drones to patrol marine borders is further estimated to cushion the growth of the small drones market.
In addition, the rise in the deployment of small drones for aerial remote sensing and the technological expansions in the field of drone payloads will further provide great opportunities in the small drones market in the coming years. However, the absence of air traffic management for UAVs, limitations executed on the commercial usage of small drones and the probable threats to the security of masses and violation of human privacy might further challenge the growth of the small drones market in the near future.
This small drones market report provides details of new recent developments, trade regulations, import export analysis, production analysis, value chain optimization, market share, impact of domestic and localised market players, analyses opportunities in terms of emerging revenue pockets, changes in market regulations, strategic market growth analysis, market size, category market growths, application niches and dominance, product approvals, product launches, geographic expansions, technological innovations in the market. To gain more info on the small drones market contact Data Bridge Market Research for an Analyst Brief, our team will help you take an informed market decision to achieve market growth.
Small Drones Market Scope and Market Size
The small drones market is segmented on the basis of type, application, and MTOW, payload and end power source. The growth among segments helps you analyse niche pockets of growth and strategies to approach the market and determine your core application areas and the difference in your target markets.
- On the basis of type, the small drones market is segmented into fixed wing, rotary wing, and hybrid or transitional.
- On the basis of application, the small drones market is segmented into military, civil and commercial, homeland security, and consumer. Military is further sub segmented into Intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR), battle damage management. Civil and commercial is further sub segmented into precision agriculture, remote sensing, inspection monitoring, photography and film production, surveying and mapping, product delivery, wildlife research and preservation, scientific research, media coverage. Homeland security is further sub segmented into Border Management, Traffic Monitoring, Fire Fighting and Disaster Management, Search and Rescue, Search and Rescue, Maritime Security. Consumer is further sub segmented into prosumer and hobbyist or DIY
- On the basis of MTOW, the small drones market is segmented into <5 kilograms, 5-25 kilograms, 25-150 kilograms.
- On the basis of payload, the small drones market is segmented into cameras, CBRN sensors, electronic intelligence, and UAV radar. Cameras is further sub segmented into high-resolution cameras, multispectral cameras, hyperspectral cameras, thermal cameras, EO or IR cameras. UAV radar is further sub segmented into synthetic aperture radar (SAR), active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar.
- On the basis of power source, the small drones market is segmented into lithium-ion, solar cells, hybrid cells, fuel cells
Small Drones Market Country Level Analysis
The small drones market is analysed and market size, volume information is provided by country, type, application, MTOW, payload and end power source as referenced above.
The countries covered in the small drones market report are the U.S., Canada and Mexico in North America, Brazil, Argentina and Rest of South America as part of South America, Germany, Italy, U.K., France, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe in Europe, Japan, China, India, South Korea, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific (APAC) in the Asia-Pacific (APAC), Saudi Arabia, U.A.E, South Africa, Egypt, Israel, Rest of Middle East and Africa (MEA) as a part of Middle East and Africa (MEA).
North America dominates the small drones market due to the rise in the utilization of small drones for border and maritime surveillance activities in several countries. Furthermore, the occurrence of major key players will further boost the growth of the small drones market in the region during the forecast period. Europe is projected to observe significant amount of growth in the small drones market due to the rise in the need for aerial photography, crop monitoring, and precise farming. Moreover, the increase in the technologically advanced small drones is further anticipated to propel the growth of the small drones market in the region in the coming years.
The country section of the report also provides individual market impacting factors and changes in regulation in the market domestically that impacts the current and future trends of the market. Data points like down-stream and upstream value chain analysis, technical trends and porter's five forces analysis, case studies are some of the pointers used to forecast the market scenario for individual countries. Also, the presence and availability of global brands and their challenges faced due to large or scarce competition from local and domestic brands, impact of domestic tariffs and trade routes are considered while providing forecast analysis of the country data.
Competitive Landscape and Small Drones Market Share Analysis
The small drones market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, regional presence, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies’ focus related to small drones market.
The major players covered in the small drones market report are Skycatch Inc, Airbus S.A.S., L3 WESCAM, Sci Aero Group, UAV Factory, Danish Aviation Systems Aps, C-Astral d.o.o, Trek Aerospace, Inc, YUNEEC, Boeing., Thales Group, Parrot Drones SAS, Aeryon Labs, DJI, 3DR., Kespry Inc., Textron Inc., Northrop Grumman, BAE Systems., Elbit Systems Ltd., among other domestic and global players. Market share data is available for global, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (APAC), Middle East and Africa (MEA) and South America separately. DBMR analysts understand competitive strengths and provide competitive analysis for each competitor separately.