Defence: an advanced IoT sector with revenues of USD6.4bn by 2025
This Application Spotlight provides a qualitative and quantitative analysis of the IoT market related to Defence.
Defence covers a range of methods for supporting the tracking and monitoring of military personnel and equipment, providing improved situational awareness of the battlefield and supporting better Command Centre communications:
- Infrastructure and equipment monitoring, for example, air and terrestrial vehicles including unmanned aerial vehicle (UAVs), otherwise known as drones
- Military personnel monitoring and tracking including physiological monitoring, environmental monitoring as well as location and positioning,
- Smart weaponry, for example, precision guided munitions, smart bombs, and tracking the position of handheld weapons.
This report provides a definition, description, analysis of drivers and barrier, and high level forecasts for growth in connections, technology split and revenue opportunity.
For a full set of country-by-country forecasts, refer to the IoT Forecast Database.
Keywords: M2M, machine-to-machine, IoT, Internet of Things, drones, monitoring, personnel, location tracking, smart weaponry, precision-guided, unmanned aerial vehicles, positioning, asset tracking, terrorism. situational awareness, swarmbots, HALO
Companies covered in this report: AeroVironment, Elbit Systems, Freewave, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Honeywell, Northrup Grunman, Prox Dynamics, Radisys, Textron Systems, Track 24
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