Tactical Communications Market by Platform (Airborne, Shipborne, Land, Underwater), Type (Soldier Radio, Manpack, VIC, HCDR), Technology (TDM, NGN), Application (ISR, Communications, Combat, Command & Control) - Global Forecast to 2021

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Date: 05-Sep-2016
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“The tactical communications market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 16.52%”

The tactical communications market is estimated to be valued at USD 8.62 billion in 2016 and is projected to reach USD 18.53 billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 16.52% between 2016 and 2021. The demand for more advanced tactical equipment has increased as older equipment require a large number of vehicles to transport, which limits their deployment flexibility. Furthermore, the bandwidth within which this equipment operates is unable to adequately meet the demand for modern network enabled applications. This is expected to drive the tactical communications market.

“Combat segment is projected to grow at the highest CAGR in the tactical communications market”

The combat segment of the tactical communications market, by application, is anticipated to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. This is due to the increasing usage of tactical communication systems by troops in the battlefield for extensive exchange of digital data garnered from sensors, weapons, computers, and command centers. The use of such systems in the battlefield has also increased as they have become more agile and are easier to set up compared to the legacy equipment, which restricted mobility.

Command & control is expected to be the second-fastest growing segment in the tactical communications market, by application.

“North America to account for a dominant share, whereas Asia-Pacific the fastest-growing regional market for tactical communications”

North America dominates the tactical communications market. The market in the region is mainly driven by the U.S. which has been focusing toward developing faster, stealthier, and more ruggedized communications systems for use in various terrains. The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is expected to exhibit the highest growth rate in the tactical communication market during the forecast period of 2016 to 2021. This growth in tactical communications market in the APAC region can be attributed to the increase in the procurement of tactical communication systems by emerging economies and focus on strengthening their communications infrastructure in the defense sector.

Break-up of profile of primary participants for this report:


  • By Company Type: Tier 1 – 35%, Tier 2 – 45% and Tier 3 – 20%

  • By Designation: C level – 35%, Director level – 25%, Others – 40%

  • By Region: North America - 45%, Europe – 20%, Asia-Pacific – 30%, RoW – 5%


Key players profiled in the tactical communications market report include Northrop Grumman Corporation (U.S.), Raytheon Company (U.S.), General Dynamics Corporation (U.S.), Thales Group (France),and Harris Corporation (U.S.), among others.

Objectives Of The Study


  • To define, describe, and forecast the tactical communications market on the basis of platform, type, technology, application, and region

  • To analyze the demand-side indicators and provide a factor analysis of it influencing the tactical communications market

  • To understand the market structure by identifying various subsegments of the market

  • To provide in-depth market intelligence regarding market dynamics and factors that influence the growth of the tactical communications market (drivers, restraints, opportunities, and industry-specific challenges)

  • To forecast the size of various segments of the tactical communications market in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and Rest of the World (RoW)

  • To analyze technological advancements and new product launches in the market

  • To identify financial positions, key products, and key developments of leading companies in the tactical communications market

  • To analyze micro markets with respect to their individual growth trends, future prospects, and their contribution to the overall market

  • To provide a detailed competitive landscape of the market along with market share analysis

  • To provide a comprehensive analysis of business and corporate strategies adopted by the key market players


Target Audience for this Report:


  • Military and Defense Organizations

  • Government Agencies

  • Software Providers

  • Defense System Manufacturers

  • Subcomponent Manufacturers

  • Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs)

  • Technology Support Providers

  • System Integrators

  • Communication Equipment Manufacturers


Scope of the Report

This research report categorizes the tactical communications market into the following segments and subsegments:

By Platform


  • Airborne

  • Shipborne

  • Land

  • Underwater


By Type


  • Soldier Radio

  • Manpack

  • VIC (Vehicular Intercommunication Radio)

  • High Capacity Data Radio (HCDR)

  • Others (such as situational awareness video receiver, rugged networking devices)


By Technology


  • TDM

  • NGN


By Application


  • ISR

  • Communications

  • Combat

  • Command & Control

  • Others


By Region


  • North America

  • Europe

  • Asia-Pacific

  • Middle East

  • Rest of the World

Tactical Communications Market by Platform (Airborne, Shipborne, Land, Underwater), Type (Soldier Radio, Manpack, VIC, HCDR), Technology (TDM, NGN), Application (ISR, Communications, Combat, Command & Control) - Global Forecast to 2021

Table of Contents

1 Introduction
1.1 Objectives of The Study
1.2 Market Definition
1.3 Study Scope
1.3.1 Markets Covered
1.3.2 Geographic Scope
1.3.3 Years Considered for The Study
1.4 Currency & Pricing
1.5 Distribution Channel Participants
1.6 Limitations
1.7 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology
2.1 Research Data
2.1.1 Secondary Data
2.1.1.1 Key Data From Secondary Sources
2.1.2 Primary Data
2.1.2.1 Key Data From Primary Sources
2.1.2.2 Breakdown of Primaries
2.2 Factor Analysis
2.2.1 Introduction
2.2.2 Demand-Side Indicators
2.3 Market Size Estimation
2.3.1 Bottom-Up Approach
2.3.2 Top-Down Approach
2.4 Market Breakdown & Data Triangulation
2.5 Research Assumptions

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights
4.1 Attractive Market Opportunities in  Tactical Communications Market
4.2 Tactical Communications Market Growth, By Application
4.3 Tactical Communications Market Growth, By Platform
4.4 Life Cycle Analysis, By Region

5 Market Overview
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Market Evolution
5.3 Market Segmentation
5.4 Market Dynamics
5.4.1 Drivers
5.4.2 Restraints
5.4.3 Opportunities
5.4.4 Challenges

6 Industry Trends
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Value Chain Analysis
6.3 Technology Trends

7 Tactical Communications Market, By Platform
7.1 Airborne
7.2 Land
7.3 Shipborne
7.4 Underwater

8 Tactical Communications Market, By Type
8.1 Soldier Radio
8.2 Manpack
8.3 VIC (Vehicular Intercommunication Radio)
8.4 HCDR (High Capacity Data Radio)
8.5 Others

9 Tactical Communications Market, By Technology
9.1 TDM
9.2 NGN

10 Tactical Communications Market, By Application
10.1 Isr
10.2 Communications
10.3 Combat
10.4 Command & Control
10.5 Others

11 Tactical Communications Market, By Region
11.1 Introduction
11.2 North America
11.2.1 By Platform
11.2.2 By Application
11.2.3 By Country
11.2.3.1 U.S.
11.2.3.1.1 By Platform
11.2.3.1.2 By Application
11.2.3.2 Canada
11.2.3.2.1 By Platform
11.2.3.2.2 By Application
(Every Region and Country Would Have The Market Forecast By Above Segments Aptly)
11.3 Asia-Pacific
11.3.1 By Platform
11.3.2 By Application
11.3.3 By Country
11.3.3.1 China
11.3.3.2 India
11.3.3.3 Japan
11.3.3.5 Australia
11.3.3.6 Others
11.4 Europe
11.4.1 By Platform
11.4.2 By Application
11.4.3 By Country
11.4.3.1 U.K.
11.4.3.2 Germany
11.4.3.3 France
11.4.3.4 Russia
11.4.3.5 Others
11.5 Middle East
11.5.1 By Platform
11.5.2 By Application
11.5.3 By Country
11.5.3.1 U.A.E.
11.5.3.2 Saudi Arabia
11.5.3.4 Others
11.6 Rest of The World
11.6.1 By Platform
11.6.2 By Application
11.6.3 By Country
11.6.3.1 Brazil
11.6.3.2 South Africa

12 Competitive Landscape
12.1 Overview
12.2 Market Share Analysis
12.3 Competitive Situation and Trends
12.3.1 Contracts
12.3.2 New Product Launches
12.3.3 Other Developments
12.4 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations and Joint Ventures

13 Company Profiles
13.1 Introduction
(Overview, Financials, Products & Services, Strategy, and Developments)*
13.2 Northrop Grumman Corporation
13.3 Raytheon Company
13.4 General Dynamics Corporation
13.5 Thales Group
13.6 Harris Corporation
13.7 Lockheed Martin Corporation.
13.8 BAE Systems PLC
13.9 L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc
13.10 Ultra-Electronics...
13.11 Iridium
13.12 Viasat, Inc
13.13 Tactical Communications Group, LLC...

*Details on Overview, Financials, Product & Services, Strategy, and Developments Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies.

14 Appendix
14.1 Discussion Guide
14.2 Introducing RT: Real Time Market Intelligence
14.3 Available Customizations
14.4 Related Reports

List of Tables

Table 1 Year Considered
Table 2 The Tactical Communications Market is Driven By The Advanced Communications Systems to Replace Legacy Equipment
Table 3 Ensuring Seamless Connectivity in A Limited Bandwidth Posing to Be A Major Restraint
Table 4 Defense Funding for Tactical Communications By Key Regions, 2015 (USD Million)
Table 5 Use of Commercial Off The Shelf Technology in The Tactical Communications is an Opportunity for Manufacturers to Tap
Table 6 Ensuring Interoperability of Communications Technology of Tactical Communications Prove to Be an Important Challenge
Table 7 Tactical Communications Market Size, By Platform, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 8 Tactical Communications, By Type, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 9 Tactical Communications Size, By Technology, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 10 Tactical Communications Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 11 Tactical Communications, By Region, 2014-2021
Table 12 North America: Tactical Communications Market Size, By Country, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 13 North America: Tactical Communications Size, By Platform, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 14 North America: Tactical Communications Size, By Application, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 15 U.S.: Market Landscape, 2015
Table 16 U.S.: Tactical Communications Size, By Platform, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 17 U.S.: Tactical Communications Size, By Application, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 18 Canada: Market Landscape, 2015
Table 19 Canada: Tactical Communications Market Size, By Platform, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 20 Canada: Tactical Communications Market Size, By Application, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 21 Europe: Tactical Communications Size, By Country, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 22 Europe: Tactical Communications Size, By Platform, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 23 Europe: Tactical Communications Size, By Application, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 24 U.K.: Market Landscape, 2015
Table 25 U.K.: Tactical Communications Market Size, By Platform, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 26 U.K.: Tactical Communications Market Size, By Application, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 27 France: Market Landscape, 2015
Table 28 France: Tactical Communications Size, By Platform, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 29 France: Tactical Communications Size, By Application, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 30 Germany: Market Landscape, 2015
Table 31 Germany: Tactical Communications Market Size, By Platform, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 32 Germany: Tactical Communications Market Size, By Application, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 33 Russia: Market Landscape, 2015
Table 34 Russia: Tactical Communications Size, By Platform, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 35 Russia: Tactical Communications Size, By Application, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 36 Asia-Pacific: Tactical Communications Market Size, By Country, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 37 Asia-Pacific: Tactical Communications Size, By Platform, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 38 Asia-Pacific: Tactical Communications Size, By Application, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 39 Japan: Market Landscape, 2015
Table 40 Japan: Tactical Communications Market Size, By Platform, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 41 Japan: Tactical Communications Market Size, By Application, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 42 India: Market Landscape, 2015
Table 43 India: Tactical Communications Size, By Platform, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 44 India: Tactical Communications Size, By Application, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 45 China: Market Landscape, 2015
Table 46 China: Tactical Communications Size, By Platform, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 47 China: Tactical Communications Size, By Application, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 48 Australia: Tactical Communications Market Size, By Application, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 49 South Korea: Market Landscape, 2015
Table 50 South Korea: Tactical Communications Size, By Platform, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 51 South Korea: Tactical Communications Size, By Application, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 52 Middle East: Tactical Communications Market Size, By Country, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 53 Middle East: Tactical Communications Size, By Platform, 2015–2021 (USD Million)
Table 54 Middle East: Tactical Communications Size, By Application, 2015–2021 (USD Million) 5

List of Figures

Figure 1 Market Scope: Tactical Communications Market
Figure 2 Geography Along With Its Countries Covered: Tactical Communications Market
Figure 3 Study Years: Tactical Communications Market
Figure 4 Report Flow
Figure 5 Research Design
Figure 6 Breakdown of Primary Interviews: By Company Type, Designation & Region
Figure 7 Tactical Communications Platform Market Size (USD Million), 2014-2021
Figure 8 Tactical Communications By Type, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Figure 9 Possible Failures of Components
Figure 10 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 11 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 12 Data Triangulation
Figure 13 Assumptions of Research Study
Figure 14 North America Leads The Tactical Communications Market, 2014-2021
Figure 15 North America to Hold The Largest Market Share in 2016
Figure 16 Contracts Fueled The Demand for Tactical Communications Market 2014-2016
Figure 17 Tactical Communications Market Snapshot, 2014-2021
Figure 18 Underwater is Projected to Grow at The Highest CAGR By Platform, 2014-2021
Figure 19 Manpack to Grow at The Highest CAGR From 2014-2021
Figure 20 Tactical Communications is Estimated to Account for The Highest Market Share in North America
Figure 21 Tactical Communications Market, By Platform, 2014-2021
Figure 22 Europe Market Expected to Grow at Highest Rate
Figure 23 Market Segmentation: By Platform
Figure 24 Market Segmentation: By Type
Figure 25 Market Segmentation: By Technology
Figure 26 Market Segmentation: By Application
Figure 27 Market Segmentation: By Region

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