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Small Arms And Light Weapons Market By Product (Small Arms, Light Weapons), By Application (Military, Law Enforcement) - Growth, Future Prospects, And Competitive Analysis, 2017 -2025

Published: Oct 2017 | Report Code: 58737-10-17

Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW’s), as the name suggests comprises two separate categories of weapons. Small arms are the weapons which are meant for individual use. On the other hand, light weapons refer to those weapons that require two or three people to operate. Presently, there are more than 1,000 companies around the world producing small arms and light weapons. However, these weapons often result in massive human rights violations and also forced displacement of civilians. The impact of small arms and light weapons can be understood from the fact that since the World War II, around 90% of war casualties can be directly attributed to SALW’s.

Police and defense modernization programs across various countries are the primary factors driving the growth of the SALW’s market. Moreover, growing instances of terrorist attacks and urban warfare have also impacted the market growth positively. Increasing focus on the part of the various law enforcement and home security bodies towards curbing illegal activities such as drug trafficking and smuggling has also led to the increasing adoption of SALW’s. In addition, the high practicality of using small arms in encounters and close quarter combat scenarios makes SALW’s the weapon of choice for most of the law enforcement bodies.

Small Arms And Light Weapons Market

The report titled “Global Small Arms and Light Weapons Market – Growth, Future Prospects and Competitive Analysis, 2017 – 2025” offers strategic insights into the global small arms and light weapons market along with the market size and estimates for the duration 2015 to 2025. The said research study covers in-depth analysis of market segments based on product type, application and cross-sectional study across different geographies and sub-geographical regions. The study covers the comparative analysis of different segments for the years 2016 & 2025. The report also provides a prolific view on market dynamics such as market drivers, restraints and opportunities. In addition, the report includes a section providing insights on the key trends followed in the market.

In order to help strategic decision makers, the report also includes competitive profiling of the leading small arms and light weapons vendors, their business strategy analysis, market positioning and key developments. Some of the major players profiled in the report are General Dynamics Corporation, Heckler & Koch GmBH, Sturm, Ruger & Company, FN Herstal, S.A, Colt's Manufacturing Company LLC, SIG Sauer GmbH & Co., Lockheed Martin Corporation, Carl Walther GmbH, Beretta S.p.A, Browning Arms Company, and Glock Ges.m.b.H. among others. Apart from the company profiles, the report includes a section covering the competitive landscape wherein the market positioning of the companies has been discussed. The section also provides a view of key business strategies adopted by the leading market players. Other in-depth analysis provided in the report includes:

  • Current and future market trends to justify the forthcoming attractive markets within the small arms and light weapons market.
  • Comparative analysis for different segments for the years 2016 & 2025
  • Market fuelers, market impediments, and their impact on the market growth
  • In-depth competitive environment analysis including the positioning of market players and their business strategy analysis
  • Trailing 2-Year market size data (2015 – 2016)
  • SRC (Segment-Region-Country) Analysis

Overall, the research study provides a holistic view of the global small arms and light weapons market, offering market size and estimates for the period from 2017 to 2025, keeping in mind the above mentioned factors.

Chapter 1 Preface
1.1 Report Description
1.1.1 Purpose of the Report
1.1.2 Target Audience
1.1.3 USP and Key Offerings
1.2 Research Scope
1.3 Market Segmentation
1.4 Research Methodology
1.4.1 Phase I – Secondary Research
1.4.2 Phase II – Primary Research
1.4.3 Phase III – Expert Panel Review
1.4.4 Assumptions
1.4.5 Approach Adopted

Chapter 2 Executive Summary
2.1 Market Snapshot: Global Small Arms and Light Weapons Market
2.2 Global Small Arms and Light Weapons Market, By Product Type
2.3 Global Small Arms and Light Weapons Market, By Application
2.5 Global Small Arms and Light Weapons Market, By Geography

Chapter 3 Market Dynamics
3.1 Market Overview
3.1.1 Global Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue and Growth, 2015 – 2025, (US$ Bn) (Y-o-Y %)
3.2 Market Drivers
3.3 Market Growth Inhibitors
3.3.1 Impact Analysis of Drivers and Restraints
3.4 Key Market Trends and Future Outlook
3.5 Attractive Investment Proposition
3.6 Competitive Analysis
3.6.1 Market Positioning of Key Vendors
3.6.2 Key Strategies Adopted by the Leading Players

Chapter 4 Global Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Analysis, by Product Type
4.1 Market Analysis
4.2 Small Arms
4.2.1 Rifles
4.2.2 Pistols
4.2.3 Shotguns
4.2.4 Handguns
4.2.5 Others
4.3 Light Weapons
4.3.1 Grenade Launchers
4.3.2 Landmines
4.3.3 Rocket Launchers
4.3.4 Mortars
4.3.5 Anti-Tank Weapons
4.3.6 Rocket Propelled Grenades
4.3.7 Others

Chapter 5 Global Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Analysis, by Application
5.1 Market Analysis
5.2 Military
5.3 Law Enforcement
5.4 Others

Chapter 6 North America Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Analysis
6.1 Overview
6.2 North America Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Analysis, By Product Type, 2015 – 2025
6.2.1 Market Analysis
6.3 North America Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Analysis, By Application, 2015 – 2025
6.3.1 Market Analysis
6.4 North America Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Analysis, By Region, 2015 – 2025
6.4.1 U.S.
6.4.1.1 U.S. Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, by Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
6.4.1.2 U.S. Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
6.4.2 Canada
6.4.2.1 Canada Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, by Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
6.4.2.2 Canada Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)

Chapter 7 Europe Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Analysis
7.1 Overview
7.2 Europe Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Analysis, By Product Type, 2015 – 2025
7.2.1 Market Analysis
7.3 Europe Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Analysis, By Application, 2015 – 2025
7.3.1 Market Analysis
7.4 Europe Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Analysis, By Region, 2015 – 2025
7.4.1 U.K.
7.4.1.1 U.K. Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, by Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
7.4.1.2 U.K. Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
7.4.2 Germany
7.4.2.1 Germany Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, by Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
7.4.2.2 Germany Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
7.4.3 France
7.4.3.1 France Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, by Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
7.4.3.2 France Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
7.4.4 Russia
7.4.4.1 Russia Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, by Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
7.4.4.2 Russia Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
7.4.5 Rest of Europe
7.4.5.1 Rest of Europe Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, by Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
7.4.5.2 Rest of Europe Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)

Chapter 8 Asia Pacific Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Analysis
8.1 Overview
8.2 Asia Pacific Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Analysis, By Product Type, 2015 – 2025
8.2.1 Market Analysis
8.3 Asia Pacific Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Analysis, By Application, 2015 – 2025
8.3.1 Market Analysis
8.4 Asia Pacific Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Analysis, By Region, 2015 – 2025
8.4.1 China
8.4.1.1 China Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, by Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
8.4.1.2 China Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
8.4.2 Japan
8.4.2.1 Japan Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, by Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
8.4.2.2 Japan Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
8.4.3 South Asia
8.4.3.1 South Asia Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, by Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
8.4.3.2 South Asia Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
8.4.4 Rest of Asia Pacific
8.4.4.1 Rest of Asia Pacific Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, by Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
8.4.4.2 Rest of Asia Pacific Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)

Chapter 9 Rest of the World (RoW) Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Analysis
9.1 Overview
9.2 RoW Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Analysis, By Product Type, 2015 – 2025
9.2.1 Market Analysis
9.3 RoW Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Analysis, By Application, 2015 – 2025
10.3.1 Market Analysis
9.4 RoW Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Analysis, By Region, 2015 – 2025
9.4.1 Middle East & Africa (MEA)
9.4.1.1 MEA Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, by Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
9.4.1.2 MEA Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
9.4.2 Latin America
9.4.2.1 Latin America Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, by Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
9.4.2.2 Latin America Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, by Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)

Chapter 10 Company Profiles
10.1 General Dynamics Corporation
10.2 Heckler & Koch GmBH
10.3 Sturm, Ruger & Company
10.4 FN Herstal, S.A.
10.5 Colt's Manufacturing Company LLC
10.6 SIG Sauer GmbH & Co.
10.7 Lockheed Martin Corporation
10.8 Carl Walther GmbH
10.9 Beretta S.p.A
10.10 Browning Arms Company
10.11 Glock Ges. m.b.H.

Note : Profiles of specific players, if required, shall be added to the report upon request

List of Tables :

TABLE 1 Market Snapshot: Global Small Arms and Light Weapons Market
TABLE 2 Impact Indicators
TABLE 3 Impact Analysis of Drivers and Restraints
TABLE 4 North America Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 5 North America Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 6 U.S. Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 7 U.S. Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 8 Canada Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 9 Canada Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 10 Europe Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 11 Europe Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 12 U.K. Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 13 U.K. Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 14 Germany Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 15 Germany Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 16 France Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 17 France Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 18 Russia Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 19 Russia Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 20 Rest of Europe Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 21 Rest of Europe Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 22 Asia Pacific Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 23 Asia Pacific Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 24 China Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 25 China Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 26 Japan Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 27 Japan Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 28 South Asia Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 29 South Asia Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 30 Rest of Asia Pacific Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 31 Rest of Asia Pacific Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 32 RoW Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 33 RoW Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 34 MEA Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 35 MEA Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 36 Latin America Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Product Type, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 37 Latin America Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, By Application, 2015 – 2025 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 38 General Dynamics Corporation,: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Product Portfolio, Business Strategy Analysis, Recent Developments)
TABLE 39 Heckler & Koch GmBH: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Product Portfolio, Business Strategy Analysis, Recent Developments)
TABLE 40 Sturm, Ruger & Company: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Product Portfolio, Business Strategy Analysis, Recent Developments)
TABLE 41 FN Herstal, S.A.: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Product Portfolio, Business Strategy Analysis, Recent Developments)
TABLE 42 Colt's Manufacturing Company LLC: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Product Portfolio, Business Strategy Analysis, Recent Developments)
TABLE 43 SIG Sauer GmbH & Co.: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Product Portfolio, Business Strategy Analysis, Recent Developments)
TABLE 44 Lockheed Martin Corporation: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Product Portfolio, Business Strategy Analysis, Recent Developments)
TABLE 45 Carl Walther GmbH: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Product Portfolio, Business Strategy Analysis, Recent Developments)
TABLE 46 Beretta S.p.A: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Product Portfolio, Business Strategy Analysis, Recent Developments)
TABLE 47 Browning Arms Company: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Product Portfolio, Business Strategy Analysis, Recent Developments)
TABLE 48 Glock Ges. m.b.H.: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Product Portfolio, Business Strategy Analysis, Recent Developments)

List of Figures :

FIG. 1 Global Small Arms and Light Weapons: Market Segmentation
FIG. 2 Global Small Arms and Light Weapons Market: Research Methodology
FIG. 3 Top-Down and Bottom Up Approach
FIG. 4 Global Small Arms and Light Weapons Market, By Product Type, 2016 (US$ Bn)
FIG. 5 Global Small Arms and Light Weapons Market, By Application, 2016 (US$ Bn)
FIG. 6 Global Small Arms and Light Weapons Market, By Geography, 2016 (US$ Bn)
FIG. 7 Global Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue and Growth, 2015 – 2025, (US$ Bn) (Y-o-Y %)
FIG. 8 Attractive Investment Proposition
FIG. 9 Market Positioning of Key Small Arms and Light Weapons Manufacturers, 2016
FIG. 10 Global Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue Contribution, By Product Type, 2016 & 2025 (%)
FIG. 11 Global Small Arms Market Revenue, 2015 – 2025, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 12 Global Rifles Market Revenue, 2015 – 2025, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 13 Global Pistols Market Revenue, 2015 – 2025, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 14 Global Shotguns Market Revenue, 2015 – 2025, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 15 Global Handguns Market Revenue, 2015 – 2025, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 16 Global Others Market Revenue, 2015 – 2025, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 17 Global Light Weapons Market Revenue, 2015 – 2025, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 18 Global Grenade Launchers Market Revenue, 2015 – 2025, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 19 Global LandminesMarket Revenue, 2015 – 2025, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 20 Global Rocket Launchers Market Revenue, 2015 – 2025, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 21 Global Mortars Market Revenue, 2015 – 2025, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 22 Global Anti-Tank Weapons Launchers Market Revenue, 2015 – 2025, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 23 Global Rocket Propelled Grenades Market Revenue, 2015 – 2025, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 24 Global Others Market Revenue, 2015 – 2025, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 25 Global Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue Contribution, By Application, 2016 & 2025 (%)
FIG. 26 Global Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue from Military, 2015 – 2025, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 27 Global Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue from Law Enforcement, 2015 – 2025, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 28 Global Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue from Others, 2015 – 2025, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 29 North America Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, 2015 – 2025, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 30 Europe Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, 2015 – 2025, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 31 Asia Pacific Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, 2015 – 2025, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 32 RoW Small Arms and Light Weapons Market Revenue, 2015 – 2025, (US$ Bn)

On the basis of application, the global small arms and light weapons market is segmented into following categories:

  • Military
  • Law Enforcement
  • Others (sports, security guards, body guards and civilian)

Their contribution to the global small arms and light weapons market in 2016 is as shown in the figure below:

Small Arms And Light Weapons Market

As of 2016, the small arms and light weapons market is led by the military segment. Soldier modernization initiatives on the part of the government of various countries have contributed to the growth of the military segment. Moreover, regional cross border tensions between countries too have led to the increasing adoption of SALW’s. The law enforcement segment follows the military segment, in terms of revenue. Increasing instances of criminal violence and illegal activities such as drug trafficking and smuggling can be attributed to the growth of the law enforcement segment.

Countries throughout the world have increased their focus on improving the safety measures. There has been a continuous procurement of new weapons and also the upgrading of the existing ones. The others category of the SALW’s market is expected to witness a high growth rate during the forecast period on account of growing interest of shooting sports among the civilians.

Based on the geography, the global small arms and light weapons market is segmented as per following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • U.K.
    • Germany
    • France
    • Russia
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • Japan
    • China
    • South Asia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the World (RoW)
    • Middle East & Africa (MEA)
    • Latin America

Small Arms And Light Weapons Market

The global SALW’s market is dominated by the Europe region. As of 2016, the region accounts for more than thirty percent of the overall market revenue generated worldwide. The presence of a large number of developed countries, with advanced military and law enforcement have contributed to the growth of the SALW’s market in the region.

Europe is followed by North America, in terms of revenue, in the market. The U.S. is the largest market for SALW’s in North America. The market in the region is primarily driven by a continuous thrive on the part of the defense and law enforcement bodies to upgrade their weapons. Moreover, drug trafficking is one of the most severe issues faced by the U.S. Cocaine, marijuana, methamphetamines and heroin are illegally imported from neighboring nations quite easily. This in turn impacts the SALW’s market positively.

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