Directed Energy Weapons (DEWs) Market – Key Drivers, Trends and New Developments

Pages: 59 Published: August 31, 2017 Report Code: GD-DF0004HT

Proliferation of unconventional energies and constantly prevailing threats from technologically enhanced weapons have led to the development of Directed Energy Weapons. The defensive and offensive potential of unconventional energies such as lasers, microwaves, sound and particle beam are being invested upon to develop varied range of weapons for both military and homeland security. With the ongoing programs and rapid progress in technology, demand for Directed Energy Weapons is expected to surge in future.


The report offers analysis of the global Directed Energy Weapons (DEWs) and covers key technological and market trends in the industry, and analyzes drivers/factors influencing demand for directed energy weapons. Additionally, the report provides an overview of five top spenders in the sector including recent procurements undertaken by these countries and profiles of five major directed energy weapons manufacturers in the domain.

Large scale research initiatives being undertaken by key defense spenders across the world are a primary factor that will drive investment for Directed Energy Weapons over the coming years. Evolving military requirements to combat threats of varied range of weapons has compelled the military forces to seek development of directed energy weapons which can provide improved detection, navigation, targeting and countering such threats.

The US, Russia and China are poised to continue driving the developments in the Directed Energy Weapons market in the coming years, however, demand for such systems has already begun exhibiting an upward trend globally. Laser weapons will continue to lead the Directed Energy Weapons market both in terms of military as well as homeland security requirements.

Reasons to Buy

– Snapshot of Directed Energy Weapons (DEWs) market, including highlights of the demand drivers, trends, and technology developments.

– Insights into the Directed Energy Weapons (DEWs) market and a detailed analysis of factors driving the market for each segment with segments including Homeland Security and Military

– Determining the prevalent trends in the sector segmented into Homeland Security and Military

– Determining the current technical standards and new developments that will shape the market in the future

– Analyzing the major countries and defense companies playing significant roles in development of Directed Energy Weapons

Key Players

Lockheed Martin Corporation
Northrop Grumman Corporation
The Raytheon Company
BAE Systems plc
The Boeing Company

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Evolution of Directed Energy Weapons (DEWs)

Directed Energy Weapons (DEWs) – Market Dynamics

Market Drivers – Directed Energy Weapons (DEWs)

Demand Drivers: Analysis of factors that trigger expenditure within the sector

Market Trends – Directed Energy Weapons (DEWs)

Key Trends: Prevalent practices and development patterns within the market

Key Challenges

End User Analysis – Military and Homeland Security

Technology Trends and New Developments

Directed Energy Weapons (DEWs) – Global Perspective

Country Analysis – Profiles of five leading countries

Overview of Directed Energy Weapons (DEWs) market in the country


Company Analysis – Profiles of five leading companies

Company Overview

Major Products

Recent Developments

Financial Analysis


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