Global Remote Weapon Station Market size is projected to be valued $XX Billion by 2025; with a CAGR of XX% from 2017 to 2025. A remote weapon station, also known as remote weapon system (RWS), is a remotely operated weaponized system equipped with fire-control system for light and medium caliber weapons which can be installed on ground, sea and air-based combat platforms. Such system is used on the modern military vehicles, as it allows a soldier to remain in the relative protection of the vehicle. Remote Weapon Station provides high-tech systems for enhanced situational awareness and protection of personnel and property in high-risk areas.
Increasing acceptance of UAVs in civil & defense applications, and increased demand for high precision in weapons in military aircraft are boosting the growth of the global Remote Weapon Station market. Moreover, rise in awareness towards border security and increasing procurement of military equipment, are also expected to fuel the growth of the market. However, safety and regulations issues involved in the use of remotely operated military equipment may hinder the growth of the market. Furthermore, ongoing research & development and opportunities among arms & defense industries from emerging economies would provide growth in the upcoming years.
The global remote weapon station market is segmented based on the platform, mobility, weapon type, component, application, technology, and geography. Platform segment can be further segmented into land, naval, airborne. The mobility segment is further divided into stationary and moving segment. Weapon type segment can be bifurcated into lethal and non-lethal. Furthermore, component segment includes sensors, human machine interface and weapons & armaments. The application segment is further divided into military and homeland security. The technology segment is further divided into close-in weapon system and remote controlled gun system.
The global remote weapon station market by geography is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World (RoW). The U.S. and Canada are covered under North America wherein Europe covers U.K, Germany, France, Russia, Italy, and others. Asia-Pacific covers China, India, Japan, South Korea, Australia and others. RoW covers South America, Middle East and Africa.
Major companies operating in the global remote weapon station market are Kongsberg Gruppen,Raytheon Company,Elbit Systems, Leonardo – Società Per Azioni,Saab AB,Electro Optic Systems,BAE Systems, Rheinmetall AG, Aselsan A.S., FnHerstal andRafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. among others.
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