Electronic Warfare Market Research Report - Forecast till 2027

Electronic Warfare Market Research Report: Information By Category (Electronic Attack (EA), Electronic Support (ES) and Electronic Protection (EP)), Product (Jammers, Countermeasure System, Decoy, Directed Energy Weapon, 2G Antennas, 3G Antennas, 4G Antennas, 5G Antennas and Others), Platform (Land-based, Airborne and Naval) and Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East & Africa) - Forecast to 2027

ID: MRFR/A&D/1023-CR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 169 pages         

Electronic Warfare Market

The global electronic warfare market is projected to register a market growth of USD 18,333.4 Million for the forecast period of 2027.


By Category Electronic Attack (EA) Electronic Support (ES) Electronic Protection (EP)
By Product Jammers Countermeasure System Decoy Directed Energy Weapon 2G Antennas 3G Antennas 4G Antennas 5G Antennas Others
By Platform Land-based Airborne Naval

Key Players

  • Saab AB (Sweden)
  • General Dynamics Corporation (US)
  • BAE Systems (UK)
  • Raytheon Technologies Corporation (US)
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation (US)
  • Thales Group (France)
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation (US)
  • HENSOLDT (Germany)
  • Boeing (US)
  • Leonardo SpA (Italy)


  • The emergence of cognitive electronic warfare technology
  • Increasing transnational disputes and wars
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Electronic Warfare Market Overview

The global electronic warfare market is projected to register a market growth of USD 18,333.4 Million for the forecast period of 2027. Further, the global market is registered to procure 4.03% CAGR during the research timeframe. Generally, electronic warfare is the essential help for military action. Electronic welfare uses electromagnetic energy to prevent, determine, or reduce the hostile use of the electromagnetic spectrum from the enemy's side. 

Electronic warfare includes different products such as countermeasure systems, jammers, directed weapons, antennas, and decoys. Electronic warfare has primary applications in surveillance, collision avoidance, attack, and defense. Especially, it has major application in the military sector of various countries. The increasing safety concern among the countries focuses on improving the counter-terrorism measures to ensure safety and protect lives, which is increasing the demand for the electronic warfare market. Electronic warfare systems are helpful to increase the capability of defense organizations and improve the flexibility to fight back with the enemy or terrorist. Hence, electronic warfare systems have been increasing their demand over the past few years.

The growing spending on the modernization of armed forces is another reason for the growth of the global market. In addition, the continuous support of the intended audiences like electronic warfare manufacturing providers, component providers, Governmental organizations, and others are propelling the growth of the global market and generating the higher electronic warfare market Revenue for the review period. 

COVID-19 Analysis

The ongoing pandemic has impacted the global electronic warfare market for the years 2020 and 2021. The global market has lost its investors, workforce, transportation, and many more at this period. Along with that, the supply chain has also been disrupted.

Therefore, more key players have been employed to boost up the growth of the global Electronic Warfare Market.

Market Overview 

  • Major Drivers of the Market

The growing use of integrated electronic warfare systems, the emergence of cognitive electronic warfare technology, and increasing transnational disputes and wars are the major growth driving factors for the global Electronic Warfare Market. The electronic welfare system is developed to enhance situational awareness and for attacking and defending purposes.

The Trump administration has aimed to enhance the Electronic Warfare spending by a 16.3 percent increase, i.e., $1.48 billion for the year 2021, a 16.9 percent increase, i.e., $1.53 billion for the year 2022, and a 14.8 percent increase, i.e., $1.41 billion for the year 2023. Thus, the global Electronic Warfare Market is growing on a large scale. 

  • Opportunities of the global market

The global electronic warfare market has lucrative growth opportunities for several reasons, such as the increasing demands of electronic warfare systems among various industries and the development of missile defense systems and new-generation air.

Here, the key players and manufacturers having more opportunities to develop their skills and include innovations to the electronic warfare systems; thus, it can increase the Electronic Warfare Market Growth for the assessment period. 

  • Market Restraints

The global electronic warfare market might face restraints due to the vulnerability to cyber-attacks and cybercrimes across various parts of the world. Along with that, the changing preferences of the developing countries towards conventional warfare systems rather than showing interest in electronic warfare systems. 

These market restraints need to be given special preferences to grow the global market. Hence, the global market is employing new key players to enhance the electronic warfare market Growth for the forecast period.

  • Market Growth challenges

The global electronic warfare market might get hampered due to security reasons and vulnerability to cyber-attacks. Also, the global market might face the biggest challenges due to the high cost of deployment.

According to the Electronic Warfare Market Outlook report, these challenges are at the center of attraction for global key players, and they are working efficiently to combat the challenges.

Cumulative growth Analysis

The Electronic Warfare Market Outlook report has explained that the current market is experiencing significant market growth.

In 2019, the North American region had registered a market share of 43.15%, and further, the Asia-Pacific is considered the third-largest market share. Additionally, the regions like North America and the Asia Pacific play a significant role in uplifting the market growth for the electronic warfare market in the Forecast Period. 

Global Electronic Warfare Market Growth, 2019–2027
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Market segment Overview

  • By Product:

Based on product segment, the global Electronic Warfare Market has been segregated into countermeasure systems, jammers, 2G antennas, decoy, directed energy weapon, 5G antennas, 4G antennas, 3G antennas, and others.

According to the Electronic Warfare Market Analysis report, these products have specific characteristics that fuel the global market's demands.  

  • By Category: 

Based on the category segment, the global Electronic Warfare Market has been classified into electronic protection (EP), electronic support (ES), and electronic attack (EA). 

These three categories have specific demands in the defense industry. 

Electronic Warfare Market Size

  • By Platform:

The global Electronic Warfare Market has been segregated into naval, land-based, and airborne based on the platform segment.

These platforms enhance the market performance by generating the significant electronic warfare market size for the research period.

Regional Analysis

The global Electronic Warfare Market has been classified into Europe, North America, the Middle East & Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America based on geographical locations.

In 2019, the North American region had registered to generate the significant electronic warfare market share and is projected to register the higher market share for the research period. Moreover, the Asia-Pacific Electronic Warfare Market is the fastest rising market in the forecast period due to the growing demand for the product from homeland security agencies and military forces. The demand for electronic warfare equipment is increasing in the Asian Pacific region due to the territorial disputes among the India-China borders and India-Pakistan along with the Himalayas, the South China Sea, and the Indian Ocean. Hence, these neighboring countries accounted for the electronic warfare technologies to improve their cross-border activities. The global market manufacturers are also giving more preference to the advanced electronic warfare technologies and developing electronic warfare to enhance the capabilities and growth. Further, the Asia-Pacific electronic warfare market is predicted to account for a CAGR of 5.16% for the forecast timeframe.

Global Electronic Warfare Market Segmentation

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Competitive landscape Analysis

According to the electronic warfare market trends report, the market key players are the pillars of the global market. These pillars are:

  • Saab AB (Sweden), 

  • General Dynamics Corporation (US), 

  • BAE Systems (UK), 

  • Raytheon Technologies Corporation (US), 

  • Lockheed Martin Corporation (US),  

  • Thales Group (France), 

  • Northrop Grumman Corporation (US), 

  • HENSOLDT (Germany), 

  • Boeing (US), 

  • Leonardo SpA (Italy).

The above-discussed key players have a vast knowledge of marketing ideas, which is helping the Electronic Warfare Market boost the growth of the global market. Additionally, these market players are implementing new strategies and effective methods to the global market to generate a higher electronic warfare market share for the assessment timeframe. 

Recent Developments

  • In October 2020, the US Army and the Northrop Grumman Corporation had signed a contract, which was included worth USD 91 million to the project. It has aimed to offer the AN/APR-39D(V)2 digital radar warning receivers to the needed countries.

  • In October 2019, Northrop Grumman Corporation (US) and Lockheed Martin signed an agreement worth USD 50.9 million. This project has aimed to meet the US Navy's E-2D aircraft program with serving AN/ALQ-217 Electronic Support Measure (ESM) systems.

Report Overview

The present electronic warfare market trends report has involved a brief analysis of the qualitative and quantitative analysis. Here, secondary sources like annual reports, government associations, journals, white papers, corporate presentations, paid databases, and company websites have gathered important information related to the global Electronic Warfare Market. It has also included some primary research by interviewing industry stakeholders such as directors, marketing executives, CEOs, and VPs to understand the deep insight of the market production, market forecast, projected market growth, and recent trends.

As per the electronic warfare market analysis, the report has covered some important themes, including the market challenges, restraints, market overview, market segment, market dynamics, recent developments, regional analysis, COVID-19 analysis, and competitive landscape analysis. This report has also thrown light on the advanced strategies and product launches of the key players. 

Global Electronic Warfare Market Share, By Region, 2019 (%)

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Segment Table:

By Product:

  • countermeasure system, 

  • jammers, 

  • 2G antennas, 

  • decoy, 

  • directed energy weapon, 

  • 5G antennas, 

  • 4G antennas, 

  • 3G antennas, 

  • others

By Category:

  • electronic protection (EP), 

  • electronic support (ES), 

  • electronic attack (EA)

By Platform:

  • naval, 

  • land-based, 

  • airborne

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

A 4.03% CAGR is forecasted for the global market by the year 2027.

Leonardo SpA (Italy), FishEye (U.S.), General Dynamics Corporation (U.S.) are the renowned contenders in the market.

The global market is estimated to reach USD 18,333.4 Million by 2027.

The materialization of cognitive electronic warfare technology is likely to aid in market expansion.

The high investment level from the North American region is estimated to put it at the top position in the upcoming period.