Anti-drone market “to be worth USD1.5 billion” by 2023 – new report

The anti-drone market is expected to grow from USD 342.6 million in 2016 to USD 1,571.3 million by 2023, at a CAGR of 25.9% between 2017 and 2023, according to a new market survey by ASDReports. This growth can be attributed to the increased security breach incidences by unidentified drones and increased terrorism and illicit activities. However, high initial R&D expenditure and public safety concerns restrict the growth of the anti-drone market.

The anti-drone market for the commercial vertical is expected to grow at the highest CAGR between 2017 and 2023. Key factors responsible for this growth include the increasing awareness and rapid development of inexpensive drones in the market, creating more public safety concerns. The market for the homeland security vertical is expected to grow at the second-highest CAGR between 2017 and 2023.

The detection and disruption application held the largest share of the anti-drone market in 2016. This can be attributed to the fact that detection and disruption systems have major applications in the military and defense and homeland security sectors, wherein the unauthorized drones entering into the prohibited area of any country are detected as well as disrupted on the spot.

The anti-drone market for the electronics system is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. The major factor responsible for this growth is huge investment by key players in electronics system-based anti-drones across the globe. Along with this, low cost of development and easily comprehensible technology propel the growth of the electronics system-based anti-drone market.

The Americas held the largest share of the anti-drone market in 2016 owing to the increasing number of security breach incidents by unidentified drones and increasing terrorist attacks in the American countries, especially the US. This compelled the government to deploy anti-drone systems to ensure safety and security from drones in this region. The market in APAC is expected to grow at the highest CAGR between 2017 and 2023. Major factors contributing to this growth include the development of new technologies in APAC to stop the increasing drone-related crimes and several ongoing developments in the market by the market players in this region.

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