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Software Defined Radios Market By End-Use Vertical (Defense, Commercial), By Platform (Land, Airborne, Naval, Space) - Growth, Share, Opportunities & Competitive Analysis, 2018 - 2026

Published: Jun 2018 | Report Code: 59197-06-18

Rising Need for Seamless & Interoperable Communication to Spur Demand for Software Defined Radios (SDR) Worldwide

The global software defined radios market is poised to reach US$ 43.2 Bn by 2026, expanding at a CAGR of 9.2% during the forecast period from 2018 to 2026. With the advent of digital electronics and advances in communication technologies, software defined radios have evolved to meet demand for seamless and reliable communication. Imminent need for seamless and interoperable communication during mission critical operations identified as the major factor driving demand for software-defined radios globally. Besides offering standard two-way communication, software defined radios also operate as communication repeaters that allow different wireless devices to communicate with each other and offer secure and low latency point-to-point wireless links.

Market Synopsis

Software Defined Radios Market

Defense Segment to Dominate; Commercial Segment to Register Strong Growth

Defense segment covering software-defined radios used for military and homeland security applications represents the largest value contributing end-use segment in the global software defined market. The value contribution of defense segment stood at around three-fourth of the global market value in 2017. This dominance largely credited to superior benefits offered by these radios over traditional communication devices in terms of size, weight, portability, and interoperable communication necessary for enhancing situational awareness on the battlefield. Militaries across the globe are spending substantial amount on state-of-the-art communication equipment including software-defined radios. On the other hand, demand for software-defined radios in commercial space is expected to witness an upsurge during the forecast period.  The projected growth is expected to come from telecom sector since these radios are increasingly used at cellular base stations where standard upgrades and migration to next-generation technologies occur.

Software Defined Radios Market

North America to Dominate; Asia Pacific to Witness Strong Growth

In terms of value contribution, North America was the largest software defined radios market worldwide in 2017. The value share of the region stood at 34.3% in the global software defined radios market for the same year. The dominance majorly credited to the regulated demand from the U.S. military. On-going investments by the U.S. Government in research curriculums that focus on developing next-generation radios capable of accommodating X-band frequencies is further supporting the market growth. Need for interoperable communication among homeland security agencies including fire department, police force, and emergency response teams is also expected to influence demand for software-defined radios in the region. On the other hand, countries in Asia Pacific including China, India, and South Korea are presumed to register strong growth during the forecast period. Consistent increase in defense expenditure and emphasis on strengthening command and control capabilities through procuring state-of-art communication systems will drive future prospects in the region.

Software Defined Radios Market

Naval-based and Space-based Platform slated to Yield Favorable Gains

Based on platform, the global software defined radios market was dominated by the land-based category in 2017. The trend is expected to continue as demand for software defined radios across land-based platform will be aided by both fresh installations and continual upgrades of the existing communication infrastructure. Other variants including naval-based and space-based software defined radios are expected to witness strong growth during the forecast from 2018 to 2026. Increasing sea water disputes among several nations has compelled their navy’s to boost their sea-based intelligence portfolio, thereby assisting market demand in naval-based segment. Growing use of these radios in satellites and launch vehicles will drive demand for software defined radios across space-based platform.

Software Defined Radios Market

Key Players & Competitive Landscape:

Some of the leading manufacturers profiled in the research study include BAE Systems Plc (UK), Harris Corporation (US), Northrop Grumman (US), Thales SA (France), Rockwell Collins (US), General Dynamics (US), ASELSAN (Turkey), Elbit Systems (Israel), Huawei (China), ZTE Corporation (China), and National Instruments (US).

Software Defined Radios Market

Historical & Forecast Period

2016 – Historical Year

2017 – Base Year

2018 - 2026 – Forecast Period

This study offers qualitative and quantitative market data for each segment from 2016 to 2026, considering 2017 as the base year. CAGR (Compounded Annual Growth Rate) for each segment considered for the forecast period from 2018 to 2026.

Report Scope by Segments

The report titled Software defined radios market provides market sizing and estimations based on trends that influence the industry. Key market segments covered in the research study include:

End-use Vertical Segment (2016–2026; US$ Bn)

  • Defense
    • Military
    • Federal & Homeland Security Agencies
  • Commercial

Platform Segment (2016–2026; US$ Bn)

  • Land
  • Airborne
  • Naval
  • Space

Geography Segment (2016–2026; US$ Bn)

  • North America
    • United States
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • United Kingdom
    • Germany
    • France
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific (APAC)
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the World (RoW)
    • Middle East & Africa (MEA)
    • Latin America

Key questions answered in this report

  • What was the global software-defined radio market size in 2016 & 2017?
  • What is the estimated forecast up to 2026?
  • Which is the largest regional software-defined radios market worldwide?
  • Which end-use vertical enjoys the highest adoption of software-defined radios?
  • Which is the most lucrative end-use vertical in the global software defined radios market?
  • Which platform enjoys the largest penetration of software-defined radios?
  • What are the predominant trends shaping the global software defined radios market?
  • Who are the leading software defined radio manufacturers worldwide?
  • What are the major strategies adopted by the leading manufacturers in the global software defined radios market?

1. Preface
1.1. Report Description
1.2. Research Methodology
1.2.1. Phase I-Secondary Research
1.2.2. Phase II-Primary Research
1.2.3. Phase III-Expert Panel Review
1.2.4. Assumptions
1.2.5. Approach Adopted

2. Executive Summary
2.1. Global Software Defined Radios Market Snapshot
2.2. Global Software Defined Radios Market by End-use Vertical, 2017
2.3. Global Software Defined Radios Market by Platform, 2017
2.4. Global Software Defined Radios Market by Geography, 2017

3. Global Software Defined Radios Market Dynamics
3.1. Market Overview
3.2. Drivers
3.3. Challenges
3.4. Impact Analysis of Drivers and Challenges
3.5. Competitive Landscape
3.5.1. Market Positioning of Leading Software Defined Radio Manufacturers, 2017
3.5.2. Strategies Adopted by Leading Software Defined Radio Manufacturers

4. Global Software Defined Radios Market Size (US$ Bn), By End-use Vertical, 2016 – 2026
4.1. Overview
4.1.1. Software Defined Radios Market Analysis by End-use Vertical, 2017 & 2026
4.2. Defense
4.2.1. Military
4.2.2. Federal & Homeland Security
4.3. Commercial

5. Global Software Defined Radios Market Size (US$ Bn), By Platform, 2016 – 2026
5.1. Overview
5.1.1. Software Defined Radios Market Analysis by End-use, 2017 & 2026
5.2. Land
5.3. Airborne
5.4. Naval
5.5. Space

6. North America Software Defined Radios Market Analysis, 2016 – 2026
6.1. Overview
6.2. North America Software Defined Radios Market Size (US$ Bn), By End-use Vertical, 2016 – 2026
6.2.1. Defense
6.2.1.1. Military
6.2.1.2. Federal & Homeland Security
6.2.2. Commercial
6.3. North America Software Defined Radios Market Size (US$ Bn), By Platform, 2016 – 2026
6.3.1. Land
6.3.2. Airborne
6.3.3. Naval
6.3.4. Space
6.4. North America Software Defined Radios Market Size (US$ Bn), By Country, 2016 – 2026
6.4.1. U.S.
6.4.2. Rest of North America

7. Europe Software Defined Radios Market Analysis, 2016 – 2026
7.1. Overview
7.2. Europe Software Defined Radios Market Size (US$ Bn), By End-use Vertical, 2016 – 2026
7.2.1. Defense
7.2.1.1. Military
7.2.1.2. Federal & Homeland Security
7.2.2. Commercial
7.3. Europe Software Defined Radios Market Size (US$ Bn), By Platform, 2016 – 2026
7.3.1. Land
7.3.2. Airborne
7.3.3. Naval
7.3.4. Space
7.4. Europe Software Defined Radios Market Size (US$ Bn), By Country, 2016 – 2026
7.4.1. U.K.
7.4.2. Germany
7.4.3. France
7.4.4. Rest of Europe

8. Asia Pacific Software Defined Radios Market Analysis , 2016 – 2026
8.1. Overview
8.2. Asia Pacific Software Defined Radios Market Size (US$ Bn), By End-use Vertical, 2016 – 2026
8.2.1. Defense
8.2.1.1. Military
8.2.1.2. Federal & Homeland Security
8.2.2. Commercial
8.3. Asia Pacific Software Defined Radios Market Size (US$ Bn), By Platform, 2016 – 2026
8.3.1. Land
8.3.2. Airborne
8.3.3. Naval
8.3.4. Space
8.4. Asia Pacific Software Defined Radios Market Size (US$ Bn), By Country, 2016 – 2026
8.4.1. China
8.4.2. India
8.4.3. Japan
8.4.4. Rest of Asia Pacific

9. Rest of the World Software Defined Radios Market Analysis , 2016 – 2026
9.1. Overview
9.2. Rest of the World Software Defined Radios Market Size (US$ Bn), By End-use Vertical, 2016 – 2026
9.2.1. Defense
9.2.1.1. Military
9.2.1.2. Federal & Homeland Security
9.2.2. Commercial
9.3. Rest of the World Software Defined Radios Market Size (US$ Bn), By Platform, 2016 – 2026
9.3.1. Land
9.3.2. Airborne
9.3.3. Naval
9.3.4. Space
9.4. Rest of the World Software Defined Radios Market Size (US$ Bn), By Region, 2016 – 2026
9.4.1.1. Latin America
9.4.1.2. Middle-East & Africa

10. Company Profiles
10.1. Competitive Dashboard
10.1.1. Harris Corporation
10.1.2. Rockwell Collins
10.1.3. Northrop Grumman
10.1.4. General Dynamics
10.1.5. Thales SA
10.1.6. BAE Systems Plc
10.1.7. Elbit Systems Ltd.
10.1.8. Leonardo
10.1.9. Viasat
10.1.10. ASELSAN
10.1.11. National Instruments
10.1.12. ZTE
10.1.13. Huawei

FIG. 1 Global Software Defined Radios: Market Segmentation
FIG. 2 Global Software Defined Radios Market: Research Methodology
FIG. 3 Top-Down and Bottom Up Approach
FIG. 4 Global Software Defined Radios Market, By End-use Vertical, 2015 (US$ Bn)
FIG. 5 Global Software Defined Radios Market, By Platform, 2015 (US$ Bn)
FIG. 6 Global Software Defined Radios Market, By Geography, 2015 (US$ Bn)
FIG. 7 Global Software Defined Radios Market Value and Growth, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Bn and % Y-o-Y)
FIG. 8 See-Saw Analysis : Global Software Defined Radios Market
FIG. 9 Market Positioning of Leading PSoftware Defined Radio Manufacturers, 2017
FIG. 10 Global Software Defined Radios Market Value Contribution, By End-use Vertical, 2017 & 2026 (Value %)
FIG. 11 Global Software Defined Radios Market Value and Growth for Perimeter Defense Application, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 12 Global Software Defined Radios Market Value and Growth for Military Applications, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 13 Global Software Defined Radios Market Value and Growth for Federal & homeland Security Applications, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 14 Global Software Defined Radios Market Value and Growth for Commercial Applications, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 15 Global Software Defined Radios Market Value Contribution, By Platform, 2017 & 2026 (US$ Bn)
FIG. 16 Global Land-based Software Defined Radios Market Value and Growth, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 17 Global Airborne-based Software Defined Radios Market Value and Growth, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 18 Global Naval-based Software Defined Radios Market Value and Growth, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 19 Global Space-based Software Defined Radios Market Value and Growth, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Bn)
FIG. 20 North America Software Defined Radios Market Value and Growth, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Bn) (Y-o-Y %)
FIG. 21 Europe Software Defined Radios Market Value and Growth, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Bn) (Y-o-Y %)
FIG. 22 Asia Pacific Software Defined Radios Market Value and Growth, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Bn) (Y-o-Y %)
FIG. 23 RoW Software Defined Radios Market Value and Growth, 2016– 2026, (US$ Bn) (Y-o-Y %)

TABLE 1 Market Snapshot: Global Software Defined Radios Market
TABLE 3 Impact Indicators
TABLE 4 Impact Analysis of Drivers and Restraints
TABLE 5 North America Software Defined Radios Market Value, By End-use Vertical, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 6 North America Software Defined Radios Market Value, By Platform, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 7 North America Software Defined Radios Market Value, By Country, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 8 U.S. Software Defined Radios Market Value, By End-use Vertical, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 9 U.S. Software Defined Radios Market Value, By Platform, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 10 Rest of North America Software Defined Radios Market Value, By End-use Vertical, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 11 Rest of North America Software Defined Radios Market Value, By Platform, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 12 Europe Software Defined Radios Market Value, By End-use Vertical, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 13 Europe Software Defined Radios Market Value, By Platform, 2015 - 2023 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 14 Europe Software Defined Radios Market Value, By Country, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 15 U.K. Software Defined Radios Market Value, By End-use Vertical, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 16 U.K. Software Defined Radios Market Value, By Platform, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 17 France Software Defined Radios Market Value, By End-use Vertical, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 18 France Software Defined Radios Market Value, By Platform, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 19 Germany Software Defined Radios Market Value, By End-use Vertical, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 20 Germany Software Defined Radios Market Value, By Platform, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 21 Rest of Europe Software Defined Radios Market Value, By End-use Vertical, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 22 Rest of Europe Software Defined Radios Market Value, By Platform, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 23 Asia Pacific Software Defined Radios Market Value, By End-use Vertical, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 24 Asia Pacific Software Defined Radios Market Value, By Platform, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 25 Asia Pacific Software Defined Radios Market Value, By Country, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 26 China Software Defined Radios Market Value, By End-use Vertical, 2014- 2023 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 27 China Software Defined Radios Market Value, By Platform, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 28 Japan Software Defined Radios Market Value, By End-use Vertical, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 29 Japan Software Defined Radios Market Value, By Platform, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 30 India Software Defined Radios Market Value, By End-use Vertical, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 31 India Software Defined Radios Market Value, By Platform, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 32 Rest of Asia Pacific Software Defined Radios Market Value, By End-use Vertical, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 33 Rest of Asia Pacifc Software Defined Radios Market Value, By Platform, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 34 Rest of World Software Defined Radios Market Value, By End-use Vertical, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 35 Rest of World Software Defined Radios Market Value, By Platform, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 36 Rest of World Software Defined Radios Market Value, By Region, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 37 Latin America Software Defined Radios Market Value, By End-use Vertical, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 38 Latin America Software Defined Radios Market Value, By Platform, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 39 Middle-East and Africa Software Defined Radios Market Value, By End-use Vertical, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)
TABLE 40 Middle-East and Africa Software Defined Radios Market Value, By Platform, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Bn)

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