UAV Payload and Subsystems Market Research Report- Global Forecast to 2027

Global UAV Payload and Subsystems Market Information, By Payload (C4I, Radar, Electronic Warfare (EW), Electro-optic and Infrared Sensor (EO/IR), and Sonar), By Type (MALE UAVs, HALE UAVs, Man-portable UAVs and others) - Forecast to 2027

ID: MRFR/A&D/0729-CR | March 2018 | Region: Global | 110 pages

Please note that the assessment period of report has been updated from 2017-2023 to 2020-2027. Cordially fill the sample form for updated data.

Market Overview

Market Research Future (MRFR) assessed the Global UAV Payload and Subsystems Market 2020 across the study tenure from 2017 to 2023. As stated in the MRFR report, the UAV payload and subsystem market is expected to surge at an 8% CAGR throughout the forecast tenure. By 2023, the UAV payload and subsystems market can acquire decent value. Payload is defined as the weight that a drone or an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) can carry. This weight is counted as the weight other than the drone itself. This weight includes everything that is additional to the drone, such as; sensors, extra cameras, or packages for delivery.

COVID-19 Analysis

The COVID-19 pandemic outbreak has interrupted the regular activities of companies dedicated to generating world for the world. Issues arising due to weakened demand for product, inconvenience in supply chain, slashing of manpower, production, and economic crunch, as result of the pandemic are addressed in the report. Moreover, the impact of the pandemic on major players and their financial status is also discussed in brief. The regional progress status of the UAV payload and subsystem market and different competitors present in these regions are also elaborated for the entire study tenure of the market. Strategies and plans adopted by players to restore and scale-up their business in the global crisis are vividly explained under the COVID 19 impact analysis of the market.

Market Dynamics


Rise of Military Force to Profit UAV Payload and Subsystem Market

The upscaling demand for UAVs in several military activities across the globe for surveillance, intelligence, and reconnaissance missions is identified to act as the most potential driving cause for the market. The introduction of AAS has replaced traditional UAVs that required various personnel for monitoring and controlling. AAS can do these activities with a single person. The increasing popularity of the Hummingbird UAVs can favor the market rise in the near future.


Increase in Demand of UAVs in Growing Photography Profession to Favor Market

The increase in need for lightweight UAV payload for the rising number of commercial uses, such as; photography, wildlife research, and in numerous industries, such as; agriculture and oil & gas can hold lucrative growth opportunities for emerging marketers. Other growth scopes that are likely in the market on a global scale are discussed in the report.


Security Breach Identified as Major Hinderance in Market Growth

Increase in the risk of collision in case of domestic flights and the growing application of UAVs for militant activities can impede the upsurge of the UAV payload and subsystem market.

Segment Overview

By Payload

The radar segment can register high CAGR across the study period. The segment can secure considerable valuation for the global UAV payload and subsystem market. The increase in awareness about several advantages of radar can cause the segment to thrive.

By Application

The HALE UAVs segment can hold the major value of the worldwide market by 2025. The segment is likely to retain its forefront position, while the MALE UAVs can earn high traction. Both cause can benefit the market in the review period.

Regional Analysis

North America Market to Acquire Considerable Profit

North America UAV payload and subsystems market share can hold considerable share of the global market. Increasing initiative to enhance radar and communication capabilities of UAV by deploying weaponry payloads, and sensors and detection, technologies can support rise of the regional market. The U.S. can register the highest CAGR in the regional UAV payload market. The expansion of the avionics industry can contribute to the market expansion in the forecast period.

APAC Market Momentum to Surge in Near Future

An increase in military UAV activities, along with the increase in entertaining and marketable application of UAVs can opened up numerous growth opportunities for the market. In addition, the presence of top-notch UAV and payload merchants in several regions of North America can earn decent share of the UAV market in the years to come.

Europe UAV Payload and Sub-system Market to Earn High Revenue

Reputed companies in the aviation sector are observed to invest in military aircraft and engage in their production. A hike in R&D budget in the aerospace segment of the region and subsequent modification of weapons systems for global strikes, and unmanned and manned military aircraft can add to the progress of the regional UAV payload and sub-system market. Effective mobility, high-graded surveillance, and excellent engagement systems are benefits of UAV that are observed to gain high traction for the market.

Competitive Landscape

The report enlists UAV payload and subsystems market suppliers and their impact on the UAV payload and subsystems market forecast for the study period. The UAV payload and subsystem market’s competitive analysis by MRFR shed light on the impact of different suppliers on the market. Insights on growth strategies, important plans for expansion and franchises, and marketing policies of these companies profiled in the report that can assist investors make better decisions are elaborated in the report.

List of Key Companies Covered in this Report

  • AAI Corp (U.S.)

  • Alpha Unmanned Systems(Madrid)

  • BAE Systems(UK)

  • IAI(Israel)

  • Insitu Pacific(USA)

  • AeroVironment(U.S.)

  • Boeing(U.S.)

  • Elbit Systems(Israel)

  • Lockheed Martin(U.S.)

  • Northrop Grumman(U.S.)

Recent Developments

  • December 2020- DJI Technology Co., Ltd., headquartered in Shenzhen; a Chinese technology company, announced the launch of its first full-frame camera payload to be used in aerial surveying and integrated lidar drone solution, namely; P1 and Zenmuse L1, respectively.

Report Overview

The report details about UAV payload and subsystem market trends to acquire in-depth understanding of the expansion dynamics of the market. The UAV payload and subsystem market comprise the definition of the market, following the segment overview. Key players across several regions and the progress status of the market in these regions are elaborated in this report. The impact of growth factors and restrains on the market are well-discussed in the report. Opportunities and threats are studied for the market that are explained in the report.

By Payload

  • C4I

  • Radar

  • Electronic Warfare

  • Electro-optic and Infrared Sensor

  • Sonar

By Type



  • Man-portable UAV’s

  • Others