The market for UAS Traffic Management Services – 2018-2021

The 2017 edition of The market for UAS Traffic Management Services – 2018-2021 gives the world’s most comprehensive market guide to opportunities and future developments within the global UAS air traffic management sector. We have linked with Hawk Associates, publishers of Military Procurement International and Security Procurement International to provide an analysis of opportunities, spending plans and competition drivers within this rapidly developing market place.

The forecast looks at country-by-country plans – where in a mature state – for UTM programmes across the three domains of the military, the security and the civil air traffic sectors. It lists:

Executive summary


Introduction to the market

  • The elements that make up a UTM system
  • The US vision: NASA’s UTM
  • The European Union vision – U-Space
  • Japan’s UTM consortium
  • Nanjing Technical University’s UTM concept
  • Technology provider and other UTM concepts

A growing demand for services

  • Overview of high-level forecasts for commercial drone operator services, by sector, value, geography and platform numbers
  • Forecast growth in private drone numbers
  • Integrating military UAS platform operators

A country-by-country and regional guide to programmes creating the procedures and protocols required for UTM

  • Africa
  • Australasia
  • Europe
  • Far East
  • Latin America
  • Middle East
  • North America

The role of regulators, certification and standards agencies – Likely scenarios for developing the regulatory framework for UTM

  • ICAO
  • European agencies (including Eurocontrol, EASA)
  • Other regulatory bodies (including JARUS)
  • National regulators
  • Legal bodies
  • Standards organisations

Financing UTM

  • Methods of financing UTM systems
  • Current and emerging technologies

    • UTM technology providers and their offerings
    • Drone registration
    • Flight planning
    • Geo-fencing
    • Surveillance and identification
    • Sense and avoid
    • Communications

    Counter drone requirements by law enforcement, local authority and security agencies

    • Introduction to the non-military C-UAS market
    • Current and historic major non-military C-UAS programmes and contracts
    • Forecast demand by value, geography and sector

    Market forecasts for growth in the global UTM market – by value, geographic demand and sectors

    • Introduction – how UTM services are currently being implemented worldwide
    • The developing role of UTM software and hardware system providers
    • Air navigation service providers and UTM business opportunities
    • UTM opportunities for other industry stakeholders – including data providers and the ATM industry
    • UTM market forecasts by value, geographic demand and sectors

    The forecast is available for £470 (plus VAT where applicable). To order or to find out more about this service – please send an email with your contact details and information request to:

    Available December, 2017