Automatic Weapons Market Research Report - Global Forecast to 2027

Automatic Weapons Market Research Report: Information by Product (Automatic Rifles, Machine Guns, Light Machine Guns, Medium Machine Guns, Automatic Launchers, Grenade Launchers, Missile Launchers, Mortar Launchers, Automatic Cannons, and Gatling Guns), End Use (Land, Naval, and Airborne), and Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, Latin America)—Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/A&D/6312-HCR | September 2022 | Region: Global | 133 Pages         

Automatic Weapons Market

Automatic Weapons Market Size Valued at USD 12.23 Billion, market Grow at a CAGR Of 8.09% by 2020 -2030

Segmentation

By Product Automatic Rifles Machine Guns Light Machine Guns Medium Machine Guns Automatic Launchers Grenade Launchers Missile Launchers Mortar Launchers Automatic Cannons Gatling Guns
By End Use Land Naval Airborne

Key Players

  • Northrop Grumman (US)
  • Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC (US)
  • Rheinmetall AG (Germany)
  • FN Herstal (Belgium)
  • ST Engineering (Singapore)
  • Heckler & Koch AG (Germany)
  • KBP Instrument Design Bureau (Russia)

Drivers

  • Increasing and widespread need for factors like high precision
  • automatic weight
  • followed by the widespread usage of compact weapon systems.
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Automatic Weapons Market Overview


 Automatic Weapons Market is estimated to register a CAGR of nearly 7.62% during the forecast 2020-2027


The global market is witnessing the emergence of market factors like the rising demand for precision weapon systems in most of the developing and emerging countries followed by the advancement in land warfare systems, and continuous up-gradation of existing combat platforms. Also, there has been interconnected warfare that is expected to drive the automatic weapons market during the forecast period ending in 2028.


 COVID Analysis


 The untimely spread and outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic in 2020 have brought not introduced any good trends or news for the automatic weapons market growth during the ongoing forecast period that will be ending in 2028. The arrival of the pandemic has been challenging the trends that support mankind and their way of living their lives.


The uninvited arrival of the Covid-19 pandemic has also, impacted the mushrooming market dynamics like drivers and restraints, and has further, hampered the growing degree of global market competition, followed by the global demand and supply chain mechanism for the forecast period ending in 2028.


The revenues that are registered to have gone down in the pandemic year of 2020 and may resume an uptrend gradually from the beginning of the forecast period in 2021. This is because the global market has been witnessing a rising need for resuming the market operations for the rising ability of the global market and hence, meeting the target audiences’ demand that is spread in various global locations that are a part of the market. The global market companies are likely to opt for optimizing their operation funnels and their strategy will sustain and beat the competition.


 Market Dynamics


 Drivers


 The automatic weapons market is likely to be driven by the increasing and widespread need for factors like high precision, automatic weight, followed by the widespread usage of compact weapon systems. There has been a substantial degree of growth in foreign direct investments (FDI) especially in the defense industry is expected to accelerate the global market growth in most of the developing economies like the Asian Pacific region and others like Latin America. Moreover, there has been a continuous improvement in the design of these automatic weapons available in the market that is expected to encourage market growth during the forecast period ending in 2028.


 Restraints


However, the automatic weapons market size is likely to witness the emergence of certain challenges like illegal trading of automatic weapons, followed by the rise of stringent licensing procedures and regulations that are creating major issues for the market. Also, the policies that are being formulated in terms of companies dealing in import and export procedures are, likely to hinder the global market growth to a certain extent.


Technology Analysis


The automatic weapons market has been fortunate enough to witness the prominent technological developments of the global market during the forecast period that ends in 2028. The global market is further, witnessing the emergence of market factors such as the rising terrorist attacks using these weapons followed by the enhancing degree of focus on counter operations that are likely to have a reliable and positive impact on the automatic weapons market growth.


In addition, there global market companies and governments have been on the rise in defense expenditure, especially in developing countries like the APAC region and the European regions that are further, opting for the trends that are boosting the market growth during the ongoing forecast period ending in 2028.


 Study Objectives


The global automatic weapons market report has been curated to offer help to the market investors for understanding the rising scope of the market functioning followed by the market dynamics that will be available to the global market functioning both in terms of the growth perspectives and restraints.

This will help the buyers and investors have a better hand at the marketing and hence, they will be able to take their investment and funding decisions similarly.

The global automatic weapons market report is further, likely to render a helping hand to the new entries of the global market to understand the propelling functions followed by the rising requirement of resources. The global market report further, helps in the analysis of the regional segmentation of the global market operations and resources and further, discuss the prominence of other mushrooming market segments that will help in meeting the developing needs of the global target audience followed by the rising ability of the global market to meet the projected revenue figures for the global period that will be ending in 2028.

The market report is also helpful in analyzing the rising degree of global market competition amongst the propelling market companies that are a part of the domestic and international regions. The market report is further, helpful in covering the emergence of factors like the recent developments that are likely to be undertaken by the players during the period that will be ending in 2028. 


Segment Overview


The global automatic weapons market has been segmented to meet the dwelling needs of the various consumer groups that are a part of various participating regions in the domestic and international market. The market segmentation has been mentioned as follows:


Based on the Market Product


The automatic weapons market has been segmented based on the market products and includes the following:



  • Automatic Rifle

  • Machine Gun

  • Light Machine Gun (LMG)

  • Medium Machine Gun (MMG)

  • Heavy Machine Gun (HMG) 


Automatic Launchers



  • Grenade launcher

  • Mortar Launcher

  • Missile Launcher

  • Automatic Cannon

  • Gatling Gun


Based on the End-Use Industry


The automatic weapons market share includes the segment of the end-use industry and includes the following:



  • Land

    • Battle Tanks

    • Armored Fighting Vehicles

    • Light Protected Vehicles



  • Naval

    • Destroyers

    • Frigates

    • Corvettes

    • Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs)



  • Airborne

    • Fighter Aircraft

    • Helicopters

    • Combat Support Aircraft




Based on the Market Caliber


  • The automatic weapons market is inclusive of the market caliber segment and includes the following:


Small Caliber, By Type


  • 5.56mm

  • 7.62mm

  • 12.7mm

  • 14.5mm


Medium Caliber, By Type


  • 20mm

  • 25mm

  • 30mm

  • 40mm

  • Others (35,27)


Large Caliber, By Type


  • 81mm

  • 120mm

  • Others (50, 68, 82)


Based on the Market Type

The automatic weapons market includes the type segment that includes the following:



  • Fully Automatic

  • Semi-Automatic


Regional Analysis


  • North America is estimated to account for the largest market share in the close-in weapon systems (CIWS) market during the ongoing forecast period. The Asian Pacific region is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the ongoing forecast period. One of the major factors that are driving the North American automatic weapons market is the continuation of the up-gradation of warfare platforms with newer market technologies in the weapons market in the USA.


Competitive Landscape
 
The automatic weapons market forecast includes the developments of the following players:


  • Northrop Grumman (US)

  • Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC (US)

  • Rheinmetall AG (Germany)

  • FN Herstal (Belgium)

  • ST Engineering (Singapore)

  • Heckler & Koch AG (Germany)

  • KBP Instrument Design Bureau (Russia)


Recent Developments


  •  Northrop Grumman is one of the prominent players of the market that acquired another company - Orbital ATK and hence, has become Northrop Grumman’s fourth business sector.

  • .Another prominent market company - Rheinmetall Defense had received a contract that had a total worth of USD 2.27 billion to carry on with the supply in Australia with 211 Boxer wheeled armored vehicles. The Australian Defence Force is likely to introduce several variants of the Boxer 8×8 vehicles, that are inclusive of 133 of the reconnaissance variant with others like the Lance turret system and 30mm automatic cannon.

  •  ST Engineering and Hirtenberger Defence Systems (HDS) are considerable share companies of the automatic weapons market from the UK that have signed a cooperation agreement to pursue the propelling business opportunities for the 120mm mortar system in Europe.


 Report Overview


  •  This automatic weapons market report has been prepared to lend qualitative help and further, provide important information about the global market analysis followed by the dynamics that will be prevalent over the forecast period that will be ending in 2028.

  •  The automatic weapons market report further, discusses the role of the market industry, market players, and technology trends that are currently prevailing in the global market premises. This market report also helps in categorizing the weapons based on various market segments that help meet the rising needs of the global target audience. The report highlights the impact of the pandemic on the market and hence, discusses the trends that the market is supporting to cover the losses of the pandemic.



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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The development and subsequent rise in demand for high-precision weapons systems are estimated to define the market progress.

A 7.62% CAGR is estimated to guide the market in the upcoming period.

Heckler & Koch AG (Germany), F.N. Herstal (Belgium), KBP Instrument Design Bureau (Russia), and Colt’s Manufacturing Company L.L.C. (U.S.) are a few of the notable contenders in the market.

The APAC regional market is estimated to lead the international market in the coming period.

An ascendant revenue level is estimated for the market in the forecast period.