Military Gas Mask Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2027

Military Gas Mask Market Report: Information by Type (Full-Face & Half-Face), Product Type (Air-Purifying Respirator & Powered Air-Purifying Respirator), Application (Chemical, Nuclear, Biological, & Radiological Defense), & Region - Global Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/A&D/5307-HCR | 140 Pages | Published By Swapnil Palwe on March 2023         

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Military Gas Mask Market Overview

Military gas masks are essential for the militants because they face harmful gases during the terror attacks. Terrorists use harmful gases such as chlorine, sulfur, and other gases as a weapon to attack the militants. The rise in concern for the military departments enhances the Military Gas Mask Market Growth. Military gas masks are an essential product that is very important in military operations.

The gas masks act as a protection cover and don’t allow the harmful gas to enter the militant’s body through the nose or mouth. These masks completely cover the sensitive organs through which harmful gases can easily access the body. The military gas mask consists of transparent eyeglasses for a clearer view of the outside environment to easily see the necessary visuals even during gas leakage.

It even consists of a flexible face cover, straps, and filter cartridge canisters that firmly fit on the face. During the spread of the novel coronavirus, a military gas mask was used for the surgeons to protect them from the virus infection while treating patients. Due to all these major driving features, the Military Gas Mask Market is flourishing across the globe. The increased rate of terror attacks, conflicts between countries, and wars between the nations are rising the demand for the Market. 

The use of toxic gases for attacks has been seen in various previous records of attacks due to which a large number of militants loss their life. Concerning the life of militaries and understanding their importance for the nation, the government and the defense entities increased their investments in safety equipment to protect the armies. This rise in concern of the defense entities and the government worldwide is driving the Military Gas Mask Market at the global level. The growing demand for safeguarding equipment for soldier safety enhances the Military Gas Mask Market Growth.

The key players advise the manufacturing units to develop improved gas masks with outstanding features such as flexible polyurethane lenses for better visualization and a face piece made up of soft and durable rubber. The advancement in developing improved military gas masks will emerge the Military Gas Mask Market Analysis in the global market. Due to the productive advantages of the product, the Market Forecast is projected to register a CAGR of 5% during the evaluation period.

 COVID-19 Analysis

During the COVID-19 period, the Military Gas Mask Market Forecast has shown a downfall in the growth graph because the industrial sectors were shut down. The manufacturing units and production process were stopped, and the supply of raw materials was delayed because of the government’s strict lockdown guidelines.

 But the Military Gas Mask Market Share started to regain its growth when the war and conflicts between nations were started, and the government’s concern for their military officials was increased. And the use of the military gas mask for the surgeons emerged to protect them while fighting against the virus. These factors uplifted the Market Value, and it will continue to progress with its active growth during the post-pandemic period. Therefore, the market will account for a good CAGR during the forecast period.

Chief Factors Existing In The Market

Key Market Drivers

Various growth factors chiefly drive the Military Gas Mask Market Trends. The increased rate of terror attacks, violence, conflicts, and other war activities between the nation is rising. The demand for safety equipment for the military is one of the crucial growth factors of the Military Gas Mask Market. The need for effective warfare solutions is even driving the market across the world. The government’s concern towards the armed forces for their protection accelerates the market.

Market Challenges

The Military Gas Mask Market had faced challenges during the COVID-19 when the industries faced revenue loss. The market's other challenging factors are the demand for an improved gas mask with a better air-purifying technique. The key players are targeting the challenging factors to meet the rising demand for the defense sectors.

Market Opportunities

The Military Gas Mask Market Trends is all set for grabbing various opportunities. The market is receiving widespread opportunities because government officials of different nations are concerned about their military generals and staff’s security. The investment of defense entities to safeguard the militaries is enhancing the possible opportunities of the market.


The Military Gas Mask Market even has restraining factors that resume its growth during its proceeding stage. The rise in cost for producing the highly improved gas mask is a market restraining factor. Still, the players focus on the manufacturers to meet the market’s demand and deliver the product in an affordable range.

Cumulative Evaluation Of The Market

The Military Gas Mask Market evaluation states that it is expected to register a healthy CAGR because of its maintained growth consistency. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Military Gas Mask Market Outlook will progress significantly due to the driving factors and worldwide opportunities. The factors hampering the global Military Gas Mask Market are paid core attention to work on it. The market growth to continue well in the upcoming years because due to the rise in concern of the government for the military forces in different nations. 

Market Segmentation

The Military Gas Mask Market is segmented based on various segmented, further sub-segmented into different categories. 

By Type

In the type segment Military Gas Mask Market is sub-categorized into a full-face and half-face military gas mask. The full-face gas mask is widely preferred by the military forces across every nation for safeguarding the armed forces. The full-face mask provides more protection with great comfort because of its full coverage feature. 

By Product Type

The Military Gas Mask Market Size is segmented into air-purifying and powdered air-purifying respirators in the product type segments. These respirators are widely used to purify the outer environment's air before inhaling. Powered air-purifying respirators have advanced features to purify the air completely.

By Application

The Military Gas Mask Market is categorized into chemical, nuclear, biological, and radiological defense based on the application segment.

Regional Analysis

According to the geographical distribution, the Military Gas Mask Market Outlook is diversely spreading its growth in different developing regions such as North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Latin America. The North American market is holding the title of largest market share in recent years because of the increase in investment in nuclear, biological, chemical, and radiological weapons in the major regions such as US and Canada. The US is considered the major manufacturer of the Military Gas Mask Market due to prominent key players in the region. The European market region holds the second-largest market share due to its rise in demand for military gas masks because of conflicts and riots between countries. The UK region is noticed as the region for demanding military gas masks. The Asia Pacific region will witness itself as the rapidly growing region during the evaluation period because of the concern for innovating warfare solutions in India, China, and South Korea.

Competitive Intensity Within The Industry

The key players and partners are implementing strategies to emerge the Military Gas Mask Market in the global competition. There are responsible for boosting the market by targeting opportunities from various sources. The list of prominent key players of the Military Gas Mask Market is mentioned below: 

  • Avon Protection Systems, Inc. (US)

  • Honeywell International Inc. (US)

  • 3M (US), Nexter Group (France)

  • Metadure Inc. (US)

  • All Safe Industries (US)

  • Shalon Chemical Industries Ltd. (Israel)

  • Durham Mask (Israel)

  • MSA (US)

Recent Market Development

The US Department of Defense awarded Avon Protection System USD 245.9 Billion contracts to produce M53A1 chemical-biological protective gas mask systems.

In India, Jammu and Kashmir police announced the procurement of anti-riot gas masks to protect the personnel from toxic gas leakages in 2020.

 Report Overview

The Military Gas Mask Market overview describes the growth progression during the assessment period. Amid being hit by the pandemic, the Military Gas Mask Market successfully emerged globally.

The marketing strategies of the key players to tackle the challenging and restraining factors of the market are useful. The various market segments are driven by the key drivers who are stimulating the market's growth factors. The overall report concludes that the Military Gas Mask Market Value will reach a USD value during the forecast period. 

Key Industrial Segments

  • By Type

  • Full-Face

  • Half-Face

By Product Type

  • Air Purifying Respirator

  • Powered Air Purifying

  • Respirator

By Application

  • Chemical Defense

  • Nuclear Defense

  • Biological Defense

  • Radiological Defense

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The military gas mask market can rise at 5% CAGR by 2023.

By 2025, the military gas mask market can worth substantial amount.

Metadure Inc. (US), Shalon Chemical Industries Ltd. (Israel), and All Safe Industries (US) are some well-established military gas mask market players.

Rise in need for effective warfare solutions to favor the military gas mask market.

APAC military gas mask market can rise in the years to come.