Global Military Infrared Systems Market, By Platform (Airborne, Naval, Land-based), By Technology (U

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The Military Infrared Systems Market is projected to register high demand during the forecast period with increasing applications of it in various devices such as target acquisition, surveillance, nightvisions, and others during the forecast period. 

Military infrared systems include a broad assortment of discrete technologies centered on mission requirements and target acquisitions. Military infrared systems are used in diverse military applications such as land-based, airborne, and naval. Some of the airborne infrared systems are observation systems, night vision systems, and helmet-mounted displays. Land-based infrared systems comprise weapon mounted sights, night vision goggles, laser rangefinders, thermal imagers, and designators. Naval-based infrared systems comprise infrared imaging and detectors, thermal imagery systems, and surveillance and tracking systems. Military infrared systems enhance visibility, targeting and tracking enemy locations.

The infrared technology used by the military is airborne forward-looking infrared (FLIR) scanners, guidance heads for missiles, and night vision goggles. Infrared light can also help save lives by detecting land mines and be used to uncover evidence of war crimes.

The global military infrared systems market is growing with the increase in demand for high resolution and high throughput sensors for gaining superior situational awareness, countermeasures, and reconnaissance. Moreover, increasing territorial disputes between countries lead to an increasing focus on security and warfare. Additionally, new military infrared sensors are being developed for better observation and IR jamming of a wide range of military vehicles, such as fighter aircraft, UAVs, helicopters, transport aircraft, army vehicles, tanks, artillery, navy ships, warships, submarines, and missiles. All these factors are fueling the growth of the global military infrared systems market.

Key Factors Impacting Market Growth:

  • Increased demand for battlespace awareness by the global defense sector
  • Increased deployment of infrared systems for unmanned vehicles
  • The rapid growth of aerostats
  • Development of infrared systems to synchronize with conventional military systems
  • Inefficient performance in extreme weather conditions
  • Designing efficient and cost-effective targeting systems for military aircraft
  • Static product lifecycle

Regional Outlook:

The Global Military Infrared Systems market by region has been segmented by North America, Western Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Eastern Europe, and the Rest of the World. The rest of the World includes South America and Africa. North America and the European region have been traditional regions for the aerospace & defense sector with the presence of major manufacturers and high market demand. In addition to this, these regions have been aggressive in terms of technological developments and research. This is one of the key factors governing the demand for the global military infrared systems market during the forecast period. Major countries in these regions include the US, France, UK, Germany, Italy, Russia, Canada, and So on. This sector is one of the key contributors to the economies in the region. The Asia Pacific is estimated to be the fastest-growing region with increasing expenditure on defense and space research. With the presence of some of the fastest-growing economies including India and China, this region is projected to be a major market for global military infrared systems during the forecast period. Other key countries in the region include South Korea, Japan, and Australia. The Middle East region promises a high potential demand for the global military infrared systems market during the forecast period. Major countries in this region include UAE, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Israel, and others. The rest of the World is an emerging market for global military infrared systems with demand from countries including South Africa, Brazil, Argentina, Nigeria, and others during the forecast period.

Companies Covered: Lockheed Martin Corporation, Northrop Grumman Corporation, BAE Systems Plc., The Raytheon Company, Thales Group, L-3 Communications Holdings Inc., Saab AB, Rockwell Collins Inc., Rheinmetall AG, Textron Inc., Elbit Systems, , CONTROP Precision Technologies, DRS Technologies, General Dynamics, Harris, Israel Aerospace Industries, Airbus Group, Elbit Systems Ltd, Excelitas Technologies, Finmeccanica SpA, and FLIR Systems Inc. 

Market Segmentation:

By Platform:

  • Airborne
  • Naval
  • Land-Based 

By Technology:

  • Uncooled Infrared Detectors
  • Cooled Infrared Detectors 

By Application:

  • Target Acquisition
  • Surveillance
  • Night Vision
  • Homing
  • Tracking

By Region:

  • North America
    • By Country (US, Canada, Mexico)
    • By Platform
    • By Technology
    • By Application
  • Western Europe
    • By Country (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of Western Europe)
    • By Platform
    • By Technology
    • By Application
  • Eastern Europe
    • By Country (Russia, Turkey, Rest of Eastern Europe)
    • By Platform
    • By Technology
    • By Application
  • Asia Pacific
    • By Country (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Rest of Asia Pacific)
    • By Platform
    • By Technology
    • By Application
  • Middle East
    • By Country (UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Iran, Rest of Middle East)
    • By Platform
    • By Technology
    • By Application
  • Rest of the World
    • By Region (South America, Africa)
    • By Platform
    • By Technology
    • By Application

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