Air Forces around the World Seek Advanced AAM System Upgrades that Offer Longer Ranges, Faster Turn Rates, and Quicker Reaction Maneuvers to Protect Fighter Aircraft Investments
Region : North AmericaHistory reflects the importance of air supremacy resulting in extensive investments by developed and emerging nations on both defensive and offensive weaponry. Fighter aircraft sales are on the rise, which is followed by the need to arm them with the best instruments that will protect those investments. The air-to-air missile (AAM), designed to lau...
Evolving Threat Landscape, Affordability, and Proliferation of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) are Key Factors for the Emergence of Managed Services Globally
Region : GlobalThe need for sophisticated ISR solutions is on the rise due to growing geopolitical instability, humanitarian crises, and global terrorism. Although the market situation has improved since the economic crisis of 2007–2008, nations are still cautious about the defense procurement spending. Most nations are still wary about aftershocks and have ref...
Development of Hypersonic Technology is Creating Opportunities for Defense Companies to Accelerate Missile Evolution
Region : North AmericaThis insight is designed to offer readers information concerning the development of hypersonic missiles, a market that is still in its nascent stage. Hypersonic missile technology is currently being developed primarily by China, Russia, the United States, and India. Several other nations are also designing to develop hypersonic technology and, in s...
Dec 2017This research service focuses on the US Department of Defense (DoD) command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) budget spending. Included in this study are an analysis of research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E); procurement; operations and maintenance (O&M); and a variety of servic...
Weapon System Enhancements Including LIDAR, 3D Mapping, and Drone Imaging Add Data beyond Location and Timing Creating Opportunities for New Information Providers
Region : North AmericaThis research focuses on geospatial applications related to the US Department of Defense (DoD) and the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) including Air Force, Army, Navy, Joint Defense, and DHS analysis (e.g., spending by program and category). The defense geospatial applications market is defined here as tools and products that contribute to...
Rising Threat of Small Drone Use for Surveillance and in Executing Terrorist Attacks will Fuel Significant Market Growth
Region : North AmericaGovernments around the world have acknowledged that the threat of potentially harmful drones flying over sensitive facilities is increasing. In the United States, leaders of the military and government agencies, such as the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), discuss the rising concern about adversaries using small drones to conduct terrorist ...
How to Convert New Procurement Programs and Upcoming Contracts into Opportunities as Global Powers Expand their Fleets
Region : GlobalRising global tensions, territorial expansionism, rise of non-state actor-led conflicts, and the associated displacement of population have fueled the expansion of naval deployments. As many nations face vessel obsolescence in the next few years and others have to deploy new, advanced naval assets to counter rival fleet expansionism, the market is ...
The Space Race is Alive and Well as Countries Seek Independence from Long-standing Current Satellite Navigation Systems to Capitalize on Downstream Ma
Region : North AmericaFrost & Sullivan estimates that by the end of 2017 there will be close to 6 billion devices worldwide that will utilize GNSS data in some form or fashion. This number could rise to almost 8.5 billion by 2021 as more of the populace purchases devices that in, some manner, use position and timing information. The largest installed base for GNSS dow...
Defense Budget Pressures are Driving Navies to Initiate Comprehensive Ship Service Life Extension and Modernization Programs
Region : GlobalThe economic downturn over the last decade has resulted in a number of cancellation, postponement, or downsizing of high-value defense programs. These actions have slowed down the induction of new ships into naval fleets. However, the requirement for strong naval assets is at a high amidst the political tensions in Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Sou...
A High-Growth Market that will Transition from Research and Testing to a Procurement Focus by the Early 2020s
Region : North AmericaThe global military unmanned maritime systems (UMS) market is experiencing significant growth and investment; however, funding has been, and continues to be, focused on research, development, and testing of unmanned maritime platforms and enabling technologies. Similar to the unmanned aircraft market, UMS technologies are advancing faster than Moor...