“The growth in production in battle helicopters will have a significant impact on the manufacturing of equipment “, says Visiongain

23 January 2020
Defence

The Airborne Weapon Delivery Systems Market Report 2020-2030: Forecasts by Product type (Fixed-wing fighter aircraft, Rotary wing and UCAV), By Application (Military agencies, Missile suppliers, Others), by Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa) and analysis of leading companies operating in this industry.

To order to facilitate the deployment of rockets, bombs and other weapons, airborne weapon delivery systems are mounted on fixed-wing aircraft, rotary wing aircraft and unmanned aerial combat vehicles (UCAVs). Some of the key components of airborne weapon delivery systems are fire control devices aboard, tracking containers, weapons bays and fixed bomb racks.

The unmanned fighting aerial vehicle (UCAVs) has been found to become a low-cost solution to traditional airborne assault platforms and according to this industry research and analysis this will be one of the key growth factors for this sector. Military authorities and weapon vendors are invested in developing the capability of small air-to-surface missile attacks launched by unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) due to changing traditional approaches. The production of compact missiles enabled by the miniaturization of guidance systems would enable defense establishments to engage in the acquisition of such missiles.

The production of miniaturized UAVs is one of the latest trends that will gain traction in the airborne armed delivery systems industry in the coming years. Software providers emphasize the creation of miniaturized electro-optic / infrared imaging (EO / IR) systems that can be equipped for small UAVs and can dissipate sufficiently heat without losing the efficiency of a miniaturized UAV.  This will cause suppliers to promote the development of EO / IR solutions in the defense sector, as the sensor suits used in thermal imaging cameras would enhance the target detection and tracking capability of miniaturized UAVs.

Due to the presence of many prominent players vying for full market shares, the airborne weapon delivery systems industry continues to be highly fragmented. The growth in production in battle helicopters will have a significant impact on the manufacturing of equipment and parts relevant to weapons. Organizations with superior technical and financial capabilities will make major changes to existing payloads and subsystems as it allows them in a shorter development cycle period to understand development costs.

Notes for Editors
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