Drone Launchers: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2015 to 2021

$4000 - Single Copy or $8000 - Web Posting | Report # SH26216917 | 393 Pages | 150 Tables and Figures | 2015
  • Key Topics
  • Drones
  • Drone Launchers
  • Launchers
  • UAS launchers
  • Unmanned Aerial Systems
  • UAS
  • Aerial Surveillance
  • Unmanned Aircraft
  • High Speed Jet Unmanned
  • Aircraft
  • Helicopter Unmanned Aircraft
  • Homeland Security UAS
  • Agriculture Mapping UAS
  • Traffic Monitoring UAS
  • Corridor Mapping UAS
  • Military Role Of Unmanned
  • Aircraft Systems
  • UAS Funding By U.S.
  • Department Of Defense (DOD)
  • Chinese Unmanned Aircraft
  • (UAS) Launchers
  • Western Defense
  • UAS Offices at FAA

LEXINGTON, Massachusetts (March 2, 2015) – WinterGreen Research announces that it has published a new study Drone Launchers: Market Shares, Strategy, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2015 to 2021.  The 2015 study has 393 pages, 150 tables and figures.  Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as the drones market increases, bringing the need for launchers that do not use an airfield to get the aircraft airborne.  Launchers provide a way to automate surveillance of wide areas and implement strategic military missions that strike at terrorists without injuring civilians.  

Launchers for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are portable devices that support remote placement of ways to launch self-piloted aircraft.  These drone UAS aircraft can carry cameras, sensors, communications equipment or other payloads.  UAVs are smaller than manned aircraft.  They are cost-effectively stored and transported creating the need for portable launchers.  The UAS do not need an airfield to take off, creating significant UAVs make significant contributions to the fighting capability of operational war forces.

Launchers are core to drone implementation.  The variety of launchers is stunning, but the list of market participants is bound to get shorter as some systems prove themselves superior in the field.  

The designs developed by engineering staff are strong, sturdy, and capable of operating in the most severe environmental conditions. Modular designs create the capacity for interchangeable functions on the same launcher.  Modular systems support component replacement instead of complete overhaul.

Launcher use by regular people depends on ease of use.  These people may be unfamiliar with how to use the launcher.  Units are user-friendly.  In-the-field serviceability is a necessity because the unmanned systems may be located anywhere.  The value of the systems is that they are flexible and easily sent off in the place where there is trouble, where they are needed.   In this instance, quick re-configuration is a necessity.

They provide extensive experience in weight management, RFI problem solving, range maximization and optimization of system performance, and integration of airframe, avionics and payloads.  The aim is to design launchers for UAVs/UATs of any geometric configuration and exit velocity.

According to Susan Eustis, lead author of the team that prepared the study, “Low-cost, long-endurance autonomous unmanned vehicles represent one aspect of miniature robotic aircraft.  Systems integration, communications capability and payload technologies are slated to support market growth going forward.  Market growth comes because as the defense budgets of the industrialized nations will fund the technology for launchers in order to create good enough surveillance and strike capacity.  These capabilities are core in a world dominated by globally integrated enterprises. “ 

Markets at $151 million in 2014 are anticipated to reach $1.2 billion by 2021.  Launchers frequently are used by someone who is unfamiliar with them, it is important that they be user-friendly.  There are a range of different types of launchers, field mobile frame devices, submarine devices, ship deck devices, and truck bed launchers.  All these will see growth of varying degree.

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Companies Profiled
Market Leaders
  • Northrop Grumman
  • BAE Systems
  • Textron / AAI
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Raytheon
  • Boeing / Insitu
Market Participants
  • Arcturus UAV
  • Aries Ingenieria y Sistemas
  • Royal Navy’s Type 45
  • Sampson Radars
  • Canadian Centre for
  • Unmanned Vehicle Systems
  • Hood Tech Mechanical
  • Ilmor Engineering
  • NASA
  • Robonic UAV Launching
  • Systems
  • Sea Corp
  • Tasuma
  • UAV Factory
  • VTI
  • Zodiac Aerospace

Report Methodology

This is the 621st report in a series of market research reports that provide forecasts in communications, telecommunications, the internet, computer, software, and telephone equipment. The project leaders take direct responsibility for writing and preparing each report. They have significant experience preparing industry studies. Forecasts are based on primary research and proprietary databases. Forecasts reflect analysis of the market trends in the segment and related segments. Unit and dollar shipments are analyzed through consideration of dollar volume of each market participation in the segment. Market share analysis includes conversations with key customers of products, industry segment leaders, marketing directors, distributors, leading market participants, and companies seeking to develop measurable market share. Over 200 in-depth interviews are conducted for each report with a broad range of key participants and opinion leaders in the market segment.

About the Company

WinterGreen Research, founded in 1985, provides strategic market assessments in telecommunications, communications equipment, health care, and advanced computer technology. Industry reports focus on opportunities that will expand existing markets or develop major new markets. The reports assess new product and service positioning strategies, new and evolving technologies, and technological impact on products, services, and markets. Market shares are provided. Leading market participants are profiled, and their marketing strategies, acquisitions, and strategic alliances are discussed. The principals of WinterGreen Research have been involved in analysis and forecasting of international business opportunities in telecommunications and advanced computer technology markets for over 30 years.

About the Principal Author

Susan Eustis, President, co-founder of WinterGreen Research, has done research in communications and computer markets and applications. She holds several patents in microcomputing and parallel processing. She is the author of recent studies of the Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) marketing strategies, Internet software, a study of Push to Talk Equipment, Worldwide Telecommunications Equipment, Top Ten Telecommunications, Digital Loop Carrier, Web Hosting, Business Process Management, Servers, Blades, the Mainframe as a Green Machine, and Application Server markets. Ms. Eustis is a graduate of Barnard College.

$4000 - Single Copy or $8000 - Web Posting | Report # SH26216917 | 393 Pages | 150 Tables and Figures | 2015