Military Airborne Laser Market 2030 Size Worth Witness USD 971.8 Million at a CAGR Of 17.32%- Report by Market Research Future (MRFR)


Military Airborne Laser Market Research Report By Product Type (LIDAR, 3D Scanning, Laser Weapon, Laser Range Finder and Laser Altimeter), Technology (Fiber-Optic, Solid-State, Chemical, CO2 and Semiconductor), Platform (Fixed Wing and Rotary Wing), Application (Defense and Homeland Security) and Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Latin America) – Forecast till 2030

New York,US, March 14, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Military Airborne Laser Market Overview

Market Research Future (MRFR) ‘s report highlights Military Airborne Laser Market Information By Product Type, Technology, Platform, Application, And Region – Forecast till 2030″; the market will reach USD 971.8 Million by 2030 at a 17.32% CAGR.


Market Synopsis

A military airborne laser is a guided weapon that operates from an airborne platform and employs lasers to eliminate or disable adversarial targets. It has mainly been used for testing and development, although it might be put to use in the future. Some MALs come with strong lasers that may be utilized to kill distant targets. Military airborne lasers are employed in missile defense, target marking, munitions guidance, electro-optical countermeasures, and soldier blinding. The producers will be able to raise the caliber of their offerings in the military airborne laser market thanks to the increased focus on developing commercial technology. Other MALs have less potent lasers that can track and acquire targets. The development of airborne laser systems has involved significant investment, and it is anticipated that during the forecast period, demand will increase significantly.

Although the military has long used MALs, their use has recently grown due to technological advancements. A military airborne laser is used for target identification, munitions guidance, missile defense, and blinding soldiers. The military airborne laser industry’s manufacturers would be able to raise the quality of their goods thanks to the increased focus on developing commercial technology.

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It is necessary for airborne lasers mounted on jet helicopters and planes to be small enough to avoid colliding with airframes and effective enough to take down enemy aircraft and missiles, as well as ground targets such as combat tanks, radar sites, and rocket launchers. Additionally, this market is expanding due to rising R&D expenditures for creating cutting-edge laser technologies. The market for military airborne laser systems is expanding due to various factors, including the demand for extremely precise weaponry and an increase in the usage of high-speed lasers for communications systems.

Report Attribute Details
2030 Market Size USD 971.8 Million
CAGR 17.32% (2020-2030)
Base Year 2019
Forecast Period 2020-2030
Historical Data  2020
Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage  Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered  By Product Type, Technology, Platform, Application, And Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America
Key Market Drivers Increase In The Deployment Of Airborne Weapon Systems On Military Helicopters And Jets

Market Competitive Landscape:

The essential contenders in the military airborne laser market are:

  • American Laser Enterprises LLC (US),
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation (US),
  • Newport Corporation (US),
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation (US),
  • Raytheon Company (US),
  • BAE Systems plc (UK),
  • Coherent Inc. (US),
  • Frankfurt Laser Company (Germany),
  • Saab AB (Sweden),
  • Thales Group (France)

Market U.S.P. Covered:

Market Drivers:

The market expansion can be ascribed to the growing demands for laser technology in homeland and defense security applications. The market for military airborne lasers is anticipated to expand during the projected period. The current laser-directed energy weapons are more geared toward defending vital infrastructure against boats, missiles, and drones. Defense companies are spending money on R&D to expand the use of laser-directed energy weapons. A future search will be conducted in this area of energy weapons due to the armed forces between the world’s military superpowers. These weapons are anticipated to be deployed with munitions and outfitted with various combat platforms. The demand for extremely precise weaponry is one of the factors boosting the military airborne laser global market.

The military airborne laser market is expanding due to the high demand for high-energy weapon systems and the requirement for highly accurate weaponry. The market for military airborne lasers may be constrained in its growth by a lack of technological expertise. During the projection period, it is also anticipated that rising spending on manufacturing new weapons in developing nations would open up new market opportunities. The increased use of high-energy laser weapons for defense equipment and increased investments in advancing new weapons in developed nations are additional growth drivers. These drivers will support the expansion of the worldwide military airborne laser market over the forecast period.

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Market Restraints:

The market obstacles for military airborne lasers are a lack of end-user knowledge, high research costs, regulatory barriers, and technological limitations. As a result, only a few countries can invest in creating airborne lasers.

COVID 19 Analysis

Due to local limits and subsequent demands for important exports from high-income countries, COVID-19 will likely hurt conflicts in the short to medium range. This is because of its adverse and asymmetric economic effects on low- and middle-income countries. Additionally, it has had an impact on social resilience, regional capabilities planning, and non-military challenges that are now given higher emphasis. On the other hand, defense companies are employing multi-sourced materials that may take into account their aim to limit their dependency on components from various locations due to the possibility of comparable supply chain interruptions. Additionally, the cost of the supply chain for armament manufacturers may have been raised to lessen reliance on foreign suppliers.

Market Segmentation

By application, the market includes defense and homeland security. The market includes LIDAR, 3D scanning, laser weapon, laser range finder, and laser altimeter by product type. By platform, the market includes fixed wing and rotary wing. The market includes fiber-optic, solid-state, chemical, CO2, and semiconductor by technology.

Regional Insights

North America is anticipated to be the military airborne lasers’ largest market during the projection period. Competition from the US and Canada is a major factor in the market’s expansion. This is because airborne weapon systems are used more frequently on military helicopters and aircraft. The second-largest market throughout the review period is anticipated to be Europe. Regarding revenue share, North America conquered the world market for military airborne lasers.

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Over the forecast, the region is anticipated to continue to dominate. The United States’ growing defense budget, which contributes significantly to the development costs of lidar systems, and the rising demand for high-precision firearms from ground troops and aircraft pilots in all of the armed services, including the Air Force, Army, and Navy, among other services, are both responsible for this growth. Due to growing investments from China, Japan, and other emerging economies like India, Singapore, and others significantly advancing technology, particularly related lidar systems being used for military uses, the Asia-Pacific regional market is predicted to experience profitable growth over the forecast period. This will drive overall industry growth throughout the region.

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