Quantum Computing in Aerospace, Defense and Security – Thematic Intelligence

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Quantum Computing in Aerospace and Defense Thematic Report Overview

Quantum computing aims to use the counterintuitive behavior of sub-atomic particles to spawn computers of mind-boggling power. Quantum computers can simulate large, uncertain, complicated systems in seconds, including the weather, financial markets, chemical reactions, molecules, and neurons in the human brain. In the aerospace and defense industry quantum capabilities are theorized to have applications in sensing, communications, computing, navigation, and electronic warfare, with the unique properties of quantum mechanics enhancing situational awareness and accelerating decisions throughout the various domains of modern warfare.

The commercial potential of quantum computing technology is still hindered by well-known obstacles, despite the market’s continued global expansion. The complexity of producing a functional quantum computer continues to stymie the development of practical applications in the defense sector and beyond. However, steady investment in this sector is revealing new design philosophies. These new design philosophies could accelerate the timetable for eventual deployments. Additionally, studies on the potential for quantum systems are promising and can enhance existing capabilities.

The ‘Quantum Computing in Aerospace and Defense’ thematic intelligence report gives you an in-depth insight into the quantum computing market and the impact it will have on the aerospace and defense industry. It further entails a deep-dive analysis of the industry, including real-life use case studies that showcase the impact of quantum computing on aerospace and defense. The report identifies the key market trends that will shape quantum computing in defense theme over the coming years and gives an insight into the market players and the competitive landscape within the theme.

Report Pages 79
Regions Covered Global
Value Chain ·        Quantum Infrastructure

·        Quantum Hardware Platforms

·        Quantum Software

·        Quantum Applications

·        Quantum Services

Key Trends ·        Technology Trends

·        Macroeconomic Trends

·        Regulatory Trends

Leading  Aerospace and Defense Companies ·        Airbus

·        BAE Systems

·        Bright Apps

·        Boeing

·        CETC

Leading Public Technology Companies ·        Alibaba

·        Amazon

·        Alphabet(Google)

·        IBM

·        Microsoft

Leading Private Technology Companies ·        1Qbit

·        Algorithmiq

·        Cambridge Quantum Computing

·        D-Wave

·        IonQ

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Quantum Computing in Aerospace and Defense – Key Trends

The primary trends that will shape the quantum computing in defense theme over the next 12 to 24 months are classified into technology trends, macroeconomic trends, and regulatory trends.

  • Technology trends: The key technology trends impacting the quantum computing in defense theme are the high demand for advanced materials & silicon photonics, the development of algorithms, the availability of cloud-based quantum services, the use of hybrid quantum computing, and the growing investment in sovereign capabilities among others.
  • Macroeconomic trends: Geostrategic competition between economic and military superpowers, industrial research and developmentoutpacing the defense sector, growing hype around quantum computing’s potential, the rising procurement and defense R&D costs, and major supply-chain bottlenecks are a few of the key macroeconomic trends expected to influence the market.
  • Regulatory trends: The tightening of FDI screening and the growing threat around internet encryption protocols are part of the regulatory trends impacting the quantum computing market.

Quantum Computing in Aerospace and Defense - Value Chain Analysis

The quantum computing value chain consists of quantum infrastructure, quantum hardware platforms, quantum software, quantum applications, and quantum services.

Quantum infrastructure: The quantum infrastructure segment of the value chain comprises the components needed to start building a quantum computer. The infrastructure required depends on the qubit’s architecture. For example, superconducting qubits require superconducting cables for operation, whereas photonic qubits need lasers.

Quantum Computing Value Chain Analysis

Quantum Computing Value Chain Analysis

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Leading Aerospace and Defense Companies

A few leading aerospace and defense companies making their mark within the quantum computing theme are:

  • Airbus
  • BAE Systems
  • Bright Apps
  • Boeing
  • CETC

Leading  Public Technology Companies

The leading listed players associated with the quantum computing theme are:

  • Alibaba
  • Amazon
  • Alphabet(Google)
  • IBM
  • Microsoft

Leading  Private Technology Companies

The leading private companies associated with the quantum computing theme are:

  • 1Qbit
  • Algorithmiq
  • Cambridge Quantum Computing
  • D-Wave
  • IonQ

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3D Sector Scorecard

At GlobalData, we use a scorecard approach to predict tomorrow’s leading companies within each sector. Our power sector scorecard has three screens: A thematic screen, a valuation screen, and a risk screen.

  • The thematic screen ranks companies based on overall leadership in the 10 themes that matter most to their industry, generating a leading indicator of future performance.
  • The valuation screen ranks our universe of companies within a sector based on selected valuation metrics.
  • The risk screen ranks companies within a particular sector based on overall investment risk.

3D Sector Scorecard – Thematic Screen

3D Sector Scorecard – Thematic Screen

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

• Analysis of the defense related quantum computing projects currently under development, as well cross-industry research initiatives which could impact the future applications of this technology.

Key Highlights

  • Scientific overview of Quantum Computing
  • Studies of emerging technological trends and their broader impact on the market.
  • Analysis of the various technologies programs currently under development, their history, and projections on future development initiatives.

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 Quantum Computing theme.
  • Understand how spending on Quantum Computing will fit into the overall market and which spending areas are being prioritized.

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Table of Contents

  • 1. Executive Summary
  • 2. Players
  • 3. Technology Briefing

    • 3.1. Quantum in defense: High hopes & low expectations

  • 4. Trends

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

  • 5. Industry Analysis

    • 5.1. Country outlook
    • 5.2. Mergers and acquisitions
    • 5.3. Venture financing
    • 5.4. Patent trends
    • 5.5. Company filing trends
    • 5.6. Hiring trends
    • 5.7. Case studies
    • 5.8. Timeline

  • 6. Value Chain

    • 6.1. Quantum infrastructure
    • 6.2. Quantum hardware platforms
    • 6.3. Quantum software
    • 6.4. Quantum applications
    • 6.5. Quantum services

  • 7. Companies

    • 7.1. Defense companies
    • 7.2. Public tech companies
    • 7.3. Private tech companies

  • 8. Sector Scorecards

    • 8.1. Aerospace, defense, and security sector scorecard

  • 9. Glossary
  • 10. Further Reading
  • 11. Our Thematic Research Methodology
  • 12. About GlobalData
  • 13. Contact Us

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