Missile Defense – Thematic Intelligence

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Missile Defense Report Overview

The balance of strategic power provided by missiles and missile defense capabilities has come into renewed focus in recent years, as the return of high-intensity warfare in Europe and the rise of great power competition in the Asia-Pacific region drive concerns for global security. Nations are also collaborating in this field through treaties, security arrangements, and joint operations, providing greater opportunities for both primes and contractors within the missile defense supply chain to grow their market share by capturing emerging markets and broadening their customer base through bilateral collaboration initiatives.

The missile defense thematic report offers a study of emerging technological trends and their broader impact on the defense market. The report also provides an analysis of the various missile defense platforms, programs, and projects currently under development, as well as the impact of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, hypersonic weapons technologies, and directed energy weapons systems on the outlook of the missile defense theme.

MMDS Market Size (2023) $45.2 billion
CAGR (2023-2033) >4%
Key Trends ·        Technology Trends

·        Macroeconomic Trends

·        Regulatory Trends

Key Value Chain Components ·        BMS, Command & Control (C2), And Support Systems

·        Missiles & Interceptors

·        Radars & Sensor Systems

·        Directed Energy Weapons & Hypersonic Weapons

Key Leading Companies ·        BAE Systems

·        Bayern Chemie

·        Boeing

·        Diehl Defense

·        Elbit Systems

Key Disruptor Companies ·        Almaz-Antey

·        AM General

·        Arquus (Renault)

·        BrahMos Aerospace

·        CEA Technologies

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Missile Defense – Key Trends

The main trends shaping the missile defense theme over the next 12 to 24 months are classified into three categories including technology trends, macroeconomic trends, and regulatory trends.

Technology Trends: The surge in popularity of quantum-enhanced sensors, hypersonic missiles and DEW countermeasures, battlefield digitization & open architecture systems design are some of the leading technology trends influencing the missile defense theme.

Macroeconomic Trends: Militarization of geopolitical competition, investments driven by hypersonics, the impact of war in Ukraine, and rising defense budgets due to heightened security risk are the key macroeconomic trends garnering traction in the market.

Regulatory Trends: Organizations such as the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA) for the development, testing, and support of missile defense systems and withdrawals from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) Treaty are the key regulatory trends impacting the missile defense theme.

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Missile Defense – Industry Analysis

The missiles and missile defense systems (MMDS) market is valued at $45.2 billion in 2023. The market will grow at a CAGR of more than 4% during 2023-2033 primarily driven by air defense modernization and advanced precision strike missile procurement programs by key defense spending countries, such as the US, Russia, China, India, Poland, and the UK, among others. The increased focus on the development and procurement of newer-generation missiles and sophisticated missile defense systems by key military powers is expected to further drive market growth over the forecast period.

The missile defense industry analysis also covers –

  • Market size and forecasts
  • Case studies
  • Timeline
  • Signals
    • M&A Trends
    • Patent Trends
    • Company Filing Trends
    • Hiring Trends

Missile Defense Industry Analysis, 2023 – 2033 ($ Billion)

Missile Defense Industry Analysis, 2023 – 2033 ($ Billion)

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Missile Defense – Value Chain Analysis

The key components of the missile defense value chain are BMS, C2, and support systems, missiles & interceptors, radars & sensor systems, and directed energy & hypersonics. Certain segments of the missile defense value chain such as radars & sensor systems or missiles & interceptors are better established within the global defense market and consequently more accessible than emerging areas such as directed energy weapons and hypersonic technologies development.

BMS, C2, and Support Systems: The BMS, C2, and support systems value chain is predominantly populated by major defense primes with broad expertise in the C4ISR systems market, with the increasing digitization of the modern battlefield driving demand for enhanced interoperability and connectivity between different capabilities, systems, and domains. The BMS market is currently dominated by primes supporting long-running BMS programs, such as Lockheed Martin with the Command, Control Battle Management, and Communications (C2BMC) system or Northrop Grumman’s work on the Integrated Battle Command System (IBCS).

Missile Defense Value Chain Analysis

Missile Defense Value Chain Analysis

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Missile Defense – Competitive Landscape

The missile defense thematic report highlights companies making their mark within the missile defense theme.

Leading Companies: Some of the leading companies in the missile defense theme are BAE Systems, Bayern Chemie, Boeing, Diehl Defense, Elbit Systems, Honeywell, and Israel Aerospace Industries among others.

Leading Companies in Missile Defense Theme

Leading Companies in Missile Defense Theme

Disruptor Companies: Some interesting companies with a potentially disruptive impact on the missile defense theme are Almaz-Antey, AM General, Beijing Aerospace Propulsion Technology, Blighter Surveillance Systems, CEA Technologies, and Elmo Motion Control among others.

Disruptor Companies

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Aerospace, Defense & Security Sector Scorecard

The aerospace, defense & security sector scorecard offers an analysis through the thematic screen, valuation screen, and risk screen.

Aerospace, Defense & Security Sector Scorecard Analysis

Aerospace, Defense & Security Sector Scorecard Analysis

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  • The key defense challenges that force and defense sector suppliers face are covered.
  • The investment opportunities for armed forces, suppliers, and institutional investors, across the whole missile defense value chain are covered.
  • Highlights from the range of different missile defense-related research and development programs currently being undertaken by various military organizations and defense companies.
  • Studies of emerging technological trends and their broader impact on the defense market.
  • Analysis of the various missile defense platforms, programs, and projects currently under development, as well as the impact of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, hypersonic weapons technologies, and directed energy weapons systems on the outlook of the missile defense theme.

Key Highlights

• Studies of emerging technological trends and their broader impact on the defense market.

• Analysis of the various missile defense platforms, programs and projects currently under development, as well as the impact of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, hypersonic weapons technologies and directed energy weapons systems on the future outlook of the missile defense theme.

Reasons to Buy

  • Determine potential investment companies based on trend analysis and market projections.
  • Gaining an understanding of the market challenges and opportunities surrounding the missile defense theme.
  • Understanding how spending on missile defense and related segments will fit into the overall market and which spending areas are being prioritized.

BAE Systems
Bayern Chemie
Diehl Defense
Elbit Systems
Hensoldt Optronics
Israel Aerospace Industries
Iveco Defence Vehicles
Lockheed Martin
Marotta Controls
MTI Motion
Northrop Grumman
Oshkosh Defense
Parker Hannafin
Rafael Advanced Defense Systems
Kollmorgen Corp
Safran Group
Taian SVC
AM General
Arkwin Industries
Beijing Aerospace Propulsion Technology
Bharat Electronics
Blighter Surveillance Systems
BraHMos Aerospace
CEA Technologies
Elmo Motion Control
EME Elektro-Metall
General Dynamics
Hanwha Defense
JSC Tactical Missiles Corp
LIG Nex1
Magellan Aerospace
Maxon Motors
SAE Manufacturing Specialists
Stewart & Stephenson
Ultra Motion
Whippany Actuation Systems

Table of Contents

  • 1 Executive Summary
  • 2 Players
  • 3 Thematic Briefing
  • 4 Trends

    • 4.1 Technology trends
    • 4.2 Macroeconomic trends
    • 4.3 Regulatory trends

  • 5 Industry Analysis

    • 5.1 Market size and growth forecasts
    • 5.2 Case studies
    • 5.3 Timeline

  • 6 Signals

    • 6.1 M&A trends
    • 6.2 Patent trends
    • 6.3 Company filing trends
    • 6.4 Hiring trends

  • 7 Value Chain

    • 7.1 BMS, command & control (C2), and support systems
    • 7.2 Missiles & interceptors
    • 7.3 Radars & sensor systems
    • 7.4 Directed energy weapons & hypersonic weapons

  • 8 Companies

    • 8.1 Leading companies
    • 8.2 Disruptor companies

  • 9 Sector Scorecards

    • 9.1 Aerospace, defense & security sector scorecard

  • 10 Glossary

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