Anti-drone systems are becoming increasingly popular as the growing adoption of drones in civilian and commercial sectors along with rising security threats from rogue drones. The technology relies on RF detecting methods, electro-optical/infrared sensors, and RF mitigation methods like jamming and interception of drone control signals to identify and disable drones. The systems provide effective solutions for critical infrastructure protection, perimeter security for airports, power plants, prisons and other government facilities against illegal surveillance or armed drone attacks.
The global ANTI-DRONE Market is estimated to be valued at US$ 1720.13 Bn in 2023 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 11% over the forecast period 2024 to 2031, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.
Market key trends:
The rising adoption of anti-drone systems across various sectors is one of the major trends fueling market growth. With the increasing civilian and commercial usage of drones, risks of security breaches, illegal surveillance and armed attacks have also increased. This has boosted the demand for counter-drone solutions from government agencies and enterprises responsible for critical national infrastructure and facility security. Furthermore, ongoing technological advancements are leading to development of more precise and effective counter-drone systems based on AI/Machine learning, electronic warfare and directed energy weapons. Major players are focusing on integrating advanced detection and neutralization capabilities in compact and portable system designs to cater to diverse operational requirements. Such innovations are expected to support wider adoption of counter-drone systems.
The global ANTI-DRONE market is dominated by defense and government agencies sub segment due to high usage of surveillance and security practices. These agencies widely use anti-drone systems to monitor airspaces and prevent unauthorized access. Additionally, rising instances of misuse of drones for illegal activities like smuggling, spying etc. has further increased demand from defense sector.
The Global ANTI-DRONE Market Size is expected to witness high growth.
Regional analysis: North America is expected to dominate the global market during the forecast period. Rising defense spending along with presence of leading manufacturers in countries like US and Canada will drive the regional market. The Asia Pacific region is likely to show fastest growth on back of increasing investments towards border surveillance and rising geopolitical tensions between countries in the region.
Key players operating in the ANTI-DRONE market are IBM Corp., Figbytes Inc., Schneider Electric, Gensuite LLC, SAP SE, Envizi, ICONICS, Inc., Ecova, Inc. Urjanet, Verisae, Inc., Thinkstep, UL EHS Sustainability, Enablon, Sphera, CA Technologies, and Accuvio. IBM majorly focuses on providing anti-drone solutions for critical infrastructure protection. Figbytes Inc. develops AI and computer vision based drone detection systems.
1. Source: Coherent Market Insights, Public sources, Desk research
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