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Non-Lethal Weapons Market by End User, Product Type, Technology  & Region - Global Forecast to 2020

Non-Lethal Weapons Market: Global Forecast until 2020

  • April 2016
  • 172 pages
  • ID: 3765460
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The global non-lethal weapons market is estimated at USD ##,##.## million in 2015 and is projected to reach USD ##,##.## million by 2020, at a CAGR of ##.##% during the forecast period Market growth is attributed to increasing political disputes and civil unrest, and militarization of law enforcement agencies The emerging economies of APAC and the Middle East are expected to be major drivers for non-lethal weapons market in the coming years Increasing R&D for non-lethal weapons offers lucrative opportunities to market players Agreements, partnerships, and collaborations are expected to be the key strategies adopted by market players during the forecast period


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"Increasing need of non-lethal weapons to facilitate human right violations"

The overall non-lethal weapons market is forecasted to grow from an estimated ~$5.7B in 2015 to ~$8.4B by 2020, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.20 percent between 2015 and 2022. The industry for non-lethal weapons is influenced by critical factors, including growing political disputes and civil unrest, and militarization of law enforcement agencies, among others.

"Law enforcement segment to witness higher rise during the outlook period"

The top end users for non-lethal weapons market considered are military and law enforcement.

The law enforcement segment market is forecasted to grow at the highest CAGR (Compound annual growth rate) during the estimate period, among consumers. Non-lethal weapons are used often to accomplish the objectives, including discourage, delay or prevent hostile actions and limit escalations, among others. The military segment market is also increasing at a modest rate as they are used in conjugation with lethal weapons systems to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of military operations.

"North America continent controls; Asia-Pac (APAC) to grow at the maximal rate"

The North American area controls the overall non-lethal weapons market in 2015, and is anticipated to continue its dominance during the forecast period of 2015 to 2020. The U.S.A is considered to be the most important developer, operator and exporter of non-lethal weapons globally, thereby constituting the biggest share of the North American area in the overall non-lethal weapons market. The main application of the non-lethal weapons market is for riot control, avoid post-conflict costs of reconstructions, temporary disable equipment, facilities and personnel and also to support commanders in contingency operations.

The sector in APAC is expected to grow at the highest compound annual growth rate (CAGR) during the outlook period. This quick increase can be accredited to the fact that more than 10 nations in Asia-Pac currently have active non-lethal weapons programs, including China, India (IN), Japan (JP) and South Korea (KR), among others. With fast advancements and adoption of technologies in the territory, the non-lethal weapons market in Asia Pacific (APAC) is expected to grow significantly during the forecast period (2015 to 2020). Another main factor driving the increase of the Asia-Pacific market is the rising investments and development of directed energy weapons, including laser dazzlers and active denial systems. China (CN) has developed WB-1 MMW active denial systems, a non-lethal, microwave-directed energy weapons that can be used in crowd control, anti-pirate and anti-terrorism operations.

Distribution of profile of primary members taking part for the Non-lethal Weapons Market

- By Company category - Tier 1 - 35 %, Tier 2 - 45.0 percent and Tier 3 - 20.0 percent

- By Description - C-suite - 35.0 percent, D-level - 25.0 percent, Others - 40.0 percent

- By area - North america (NA) - 45.0 percent, Europe - 30.0 percent, APAC - 20.0 percent, RoW - 5.0 percent

The main firms decribed in the analysis contain Taser International Manufacturing Company, Combined Systems Inc., The Safariland Group, and Amtec Less lethal Systems Inc., among others.

Why Purchasing This Study Can Help You:

From an insight prospect, this market research has emphasized several levels of analysis - industry (sector trends, and technology trends), market share research of top players, supply-chain review, and company descriptions, which together comprise and examine the basic overviews on the competitive landscape, coming out and high-growth segments of the non-lethal weapons market, high-growth areas and territories and their specific regulatory policies, government actions, and sector drivers, market restraints, and alternatives.

This study furnishes highlights on the following points:

- Business entry: Exhaustive information on non-lethal weapons provided by top 10 actors in the overall non-lethal weapons market

- Product improvement/Innovative products: In-depth understanding on up-on-coming technologies, analysis & growth activities, and recent product launches in the non-lethal weapons market

- Industry development: Highlighted information about profitable emerging sectors - the report analyses the sectors for non-lethal weapons across localities

- Industry diversification: Complete information about recent products, untapped areas, recent evolutions, and market investments in the overall non-lethal weapons market

- Opposing assessment: Detailed assessment of market shares, strategies, products, and manufacturing competences of key players in the overall non-lethal weapons market

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