Targeting Pods Market: Size, Dynamics, Regional Insights and Market Segment Analysis

Targeting Pods Market was valued at USD 4.11 Billion in 2021, and it is expected to reach USD 7.95 Billion by 2029, exhibiting a CAGR of 8.60 % during the forecast period (2022-2029) Targeting Pods are target designation tools utilized by ground-attack aircraft for recognising targets and guiding PGM (Precision Guided Munitions) like laser-guided bombs to those targets. The demand for better targeting systems, aggregate military aircraft procurement, is expected to lead the targeting pods market during 2022-2029. The Governments across the various countries are investing & upgrading their capabilities through placing contracts, allowing to respond to need of the war fighters like reliability rates and sniper’s availability. The market will rise over the next ten years as a result of continued investments in new technologies including short-wave infrared, which will improve targeting performance in low and hazy light, and two-colour LST, which facilitates tracking of battle lasers and is eye-safe. Targeting Pods MarketTo know about the Research Methodology :- Request Free Sample Report

Targeting Pods Market Dynamics:

Targeting Pods Market dynamics are thoroughly studied and explained in the MMR report, which helps reader to understand emerging market trends, drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges at global and regional level for the Targeting Pods Market.  

Demand toward Modernization of Aircraft is increasing

In the global defence industry, the employment of optical targeting pods (OTPs) in aircraft is growing in popularity. A steady rise in demand for targeting pods has been observed, particularly in the first half of the expected period, as a result of the introduction of a precision targeting system in which optical targeting facilitators define, identify, and track targets using laser beams. Improvements in optical electro-targeting systems over the past three decades have significantly increased demand for targeting pods. Governments all across the world are increasing their defence spending as a result of these factors.  

Development of Sensor Technology

Various vision-based applications, such as surveillance, automobile navigation, driver assistance, activity recognition, and others, depend on accurate object detection and tracking. In order to address issues driven on by variances in object appearance, occlusion scenarios, sensor ego-motion, and other aspects, a variety of solutions have been offered in the literature. The visible light spectrum has been the focus of research for years, and great monocular or stereo camera technologies have been developed for both single and multiple cameras. Unfortunately, under low-light conditions, approaches that rely solely on visible light sensors have not been able to produce completely satisfactory results.  

An Upsurge in Border Disputes and Terrorist Involvement

Since the United Nations was founded 75 years ago, there has been a significant change in the nature of war and bloodshed. Currently, conflicts between states are less deadly and more frequently fought between internal factions. Homicides are growing more common in some regions of the world while gender-based violence is increasing everywhere. It is becoming increasingly understood how interpersonal violence, especially violence against children, affects development over time. Furthermore, the emergence of lethal autonomous weapons, cyberattacks, the deployment of bots and drones, and the live streaming of terrorist acts have all been brought up by technological advancements. Ransomware and data hacking have both increased in frequency. International collaboration is currently overburdened, which restricts the ability of the entire world to prevent and end all types of conflict and violence.

Targeting Pods Market Trends:

The MMR report covers all the trends and technologies playing a major role in the growth of the targeting pods market over the forecast period. It highlights the drivers, restraints, and opportunities expected to influence the market growth during 2022-2029. • The market players are focusing how the targeting is done, and governments throughout the world are very interested in improving the equipment they use for defence and capabilities. The market players are also interested in signing MOUs with governmental organisations so they can gain market share. Additionally, the makers of aircraft are constantly eager to collaborate with these businesses to enhance their capabilities. • Recent trends have indicated that the targeting pods have been integrated increasingly into the military aircraft sector, and that they are essential for combat detection and targeting. Additionally, the targeting pods will increase both the accuracy and efficiency of the aiming. As targeting pods play a significant part in the effectiveness and accuracy of laser weapons, a significant aspect that will support the market's growth, they have also grow increasingly incorporated into aircraft. • The development of improved targeting pods has been made possible by the technological advancements of recent years. As a result of developments, force multipliers, which are plug-and-play systems that are smaller, have been employed in aircraft. The electro-optical day sightings and infrared night time sightings, which are widely used in aircraft operations, are other important developments in optical targeting systems. Various Countries Around The World Have Started Military Modernization Programmes: Military organizations invest to incorporate modern targeting pods into ageing aircraft in order to increase target engagement capabilities. For instance, in 2019, the US Department of Defence awarded Sierra Nevada Corporation, a Nevada, US-based electronic systems provider and systems integrator with expertise in microsatellites, telemedicine, and commercial orbital transportation services, a 329 million dollar contract to construct 12 A-29 Super Tucano aircraft for the Nigerian Air Force (NAF). Brazilian turboprop light attack jet A-29 Super Tucano was designed and produced by Embraer SA (Brazilian defence conglomerate). Low-cost aircraft like the A-29 Super Tucano are capable of transporting many different types of weapons, including precision-guided missiles. It was made to function in low-risk situations. In addition to its manufacturing in Brazil, Embraer has developed a production line in the United States in partnership with Sierra Nevada Corporation for the fabrication of A-29s for a variety of export customers. For six of the aircraft, the agreement also includes FLIR designator targeting pods. Along with the 12 aircraft, the agreement also includes ground training equipment, mission planning systems, mission debriefing systems, spares, ground support equipment, and support services.

Targeting Pods Market Segment Analysis

MMR provides an analysis of the key trends in each segment and sub-segment of the global Targeting Pods market, along with forecasts at the global, regional and country level from 2022-2029. Our report has segmented the market based on type, fit, component and platform. OEM Fit Segment Held The Largest Market Share Of 62.4% in 2021: Based on the fit, the market is broadly categorized into OEM Fit and Upgradation. The OEM Fit segment dominated the targeting pods market and accounted for the largest revenue share of 62.4% in 2021. The OEM fit segment is being driven by rising defence spending in developing countries, greater targeting pod adoption by various governments, and improved security measures. Modern targeting systems, like the FLIR Exx-Series, which provide users capabilities such W-Fi connectivity and laser-assisted autofocus, have been made possible by technological developments. The sector is therefore expected to grow at the highest CAGR over the forecast period. Users are being encouraged to choose upgrades by the post-sale services supplied by targeting pods suppliers. Additionally, providers of targeting pods provide upgrades based on customer needs. As a result, it is predicted that the category will grow during 2022-2029. Targeting Pods MarketCombat Aircraft Platform segment is expected to account for the largest 9.15% market share by 2029. By Platform, combat aircraft segment is expected to grow at the largest CAGR of 9.15% during the forecast period thanks to favourable features like stealth built, heavy pay loader, and inbuilt radar. Combat aircraft also come equipped with laser rangefinders, which enable pilots to estimate a target's distance using a laser beam. They even give users access to a laser rangefinder with an eye-safe mode, improving user safety. Over the forecast period, the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) segment is expected to have the greatest CAGR. The market is being stimulated by the increased use of UAVs in nations like India for a variety of missions, including law enforcement, disaster management, and surveillance. UAVs also give users increased battery life, portability, and cost-effectiveness. The adoption rate is rising as a result of these benefits.

Targeting Pods Market Regional Insights

Europe Held The Largest Share Of The Targeting Pods Market in 2021: In 2021, Europe commanded the largest share of the Targeting Pods market, followed by North America, and APAC. This growth is attributed to increasing expenditure on advanced airborne targeting systems by economies like France, Russia and the UK and upgradation and procurement of targeting pod-based aircraft. The largest market for targeting pods in Europe in 2021 was expected to be Russia. The country's aircraft upgrade initiatives are the main factor in Russia's dominance of the European targeting pods market. Targeting Pods Market APAC Opens up New Windows for Further Growth: Asia-Pacific region is expected to hold the largest growth rate in the forecast period thanks to increasing R&D activities and growing investments in defense services. The market is also being boosted by development efforts being made in the realm of targeting pods by various space agencies. The government-sponsored development initiatives of nations like Thailand and India are also contributing to the growth of the regional market. Market growth in the RoW is being fuelled by investments made by well-known targeting pod suppliers like Raytheon Company. For instance, in order to strengthen its position in the UAE defence industry, Raytheon Company established a new joint venture company Raytheon Emirates.

Targeting Pods Market Competitive Landscape:

Key players in targeting pods market have adopted various strategies to expand their global presence and increase their market shares. Partnerships, agreements, mergers and acquisitions, and new product developments are some of the major strategies adopted by the market players, to achieve growth in the targeting pods market. Such as, Russian Aerospace Forces announced in May 2021 that they had received Su-34 bombers outfitted with the new UKR-RL reconnaissance targeting pod, which includes UKR-RT (for electronic reconnaissance), UKR-RL (for radar reconnaissance), and UKR-OE (for EO reconnaissance). This improved the Su-34's capacity to identify all kinds of ground targets. For the Kuwait Air Force, the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet integrated with the Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) underwent its first flight test in May 2021, according to a press release from Lockheed Martin and the US Navy. Existing and upcoming Super Hornet fleets will have enhanced precision targeting and surveillance capabilities thanks to the new Sniper ATP integration. By 2023, it is anticipated that the aircraft equipped with the new targeting pod would be deployed.

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Targeting Pods Market
Report Coverage Details
Base Year: 2021 Forecast Period: 2022-2029
Historical Data: 2017 to 2021 Market Size in 2021: US $ 4.11 Bn.
Forecast Period 2022 to 2029 CAGR: 8.60% Market Size in 2029: US $ 7.95 Bn.
Segments Covered: by Type • FLIR & Laser Designator Pods • Laser Designator Pods • FLIR Pods • Laser Spot Tracker
by Component • FLIR Sensor • Charge Coupled Device (CCD) Camera • Environmental Control Unit (ECU) • Moving Map System (MMS) • Digital Data Recorder • Processor • Video Data Link • High Definition (HD) TV
by Fit • OEM Fit • Upgradation
by Platform • Combat Aircraft • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) • Attack Helicopters • Bombers

Targeting Pods Market Key Players:

• Aselsan A.S • BAE Systems • FLIR Systems • IAI • Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. • L3 Technologies, Inc. • Lockheed Martin Corporation • Moog, Inc. • Northrop Grumman Corporation • QI Optik • Rafael Advanced Defense Systems • Raytheon Company • Thales Group • Ultra Electronics Frequently Asked Questions: 1] What segments are covered in the Global Targeting Pods Market report? Ans. The segments covered in the Targeting Pods Market report are based on type, component, fit and platform. 2] Which region is expected to hold the highest share in the Global Targeting Pods Market? Ans. Europe region is expected to hold the highest share in the Targeting Pods Market. 3] What is the market size of the Global Targeting Pods Market by 2029? Ans. The market size of the Targeting Pods Market by 2029 is expected to reach USD 7.95Bn. 4] What is the forecast period for the Global Targeting Pods Market? Ans. The forecast period for the Targeting Pods Market is 2022-2029. 5] What was the market size of the Global Targeting Pods Market in 2021? Ans. The market size of the Targeting Pods Market in 2021 was valued at USD 4.11Bn.
1. Global Targeting Pods Market: Research Methodology 2. Global Targeting Pods Market: Executive Summary 2.1 Market Overview and Definitions 2.1.1. Introduction to Global Targeting Pods Market 2.2. Summary 2.1.1. Key Findings 2.1.2. Recommendations for Investors 2.1.3. Recommendations for Market Leaders 2.1.4. Recommendations for New Market Entry 3. Global Targeting Pods Market: Competitive Analysis 3.1 MMR Competition Matrix 3.1.1. Market Structure by region 3.1.2. Competitive Benchmarking of Key Players 3.2 Consolidation in the Market 3.2.1 M&A by region 3.3 Key Developments by Companies 3.4 Market Drivers 3.5 Market Restraints 3.6 Market Opportunities 3.7 Market Challenges 3.8 Market Dynamics 3.9 PORTERS Five Forces Analysis 3.10 PESTLE 3.11 Regulatory Landscape by region • North America • Europe • Asia Pacific • The Middle East and Africa • Latin America 3.12 COVID-19 Impact 4. Global Targeting Pods Market Segmentation 4.1 Global Targeting Pods Market, By Component (2021-2029) • FLIR Sensor • Charge Coupled Device (CCD) Camera • Environmental Control Unit (ECU) • Moving Map System (MMS) • Digital Data Recorder • Processor • Video Data Link • High Definition (HD) TV 4.2 Global Targeting Pods Market, By Type (2021-2029) • FLIR & Laser Designator Pods • Laser Designator Pods • FLIR Pods • Laser Spot Tracker 4.3 Global Targeting Pods Market, By Fit (2021-2029) • OEM Fit • Upgradation 4.4 Global Targeting Pods Market, By Platform (2021-2029) • Combat Aircraft • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) • Attack Helicopters • Bombers 5. North America Targeting Pods Market (2021-2029) 5.1 North America Targeting Pods Market, By Component (2021-2029) • FLIR Sensor • Charge Coupled Device (CCD) Camera • Environmental Control Unit (ECU) • Moving Map System (MMS) • Digital Data Recorder • Processor • Video Data Link • High Definition (HD) TV 5.2 North America Targeting Pods Market, By Type (2021-2029) • FLIR & Laser Designator Pods • Laser Designator Pods • FLIR Pods • Laser Spot Tracker 5.3 North America Targeting Pods Market, By Fit (2021-2029) • OEM Fit • Upgradation 5.4 North America Targeting Pods Market, By Platform (2021-2029) • Combat Aircraft • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) • Attack Helicopters • Bombers 5.5 North America Targeting Pods Market, by Country (2021-2029) • United States • Canada • Mexico 6. Asia Pacific Targeting Pods Market (2021-2029) 6.1. Asia Pacific Targeting Pods Market, By Component (2021-2029) 6.2. Asia Pacific Targeting Pods Market, By Type (2021-2029) 6.3. Asia Pacific Targeting Pods Market, By Fit (2021-2029) 6.4. Asia Pacific Targeting Pods Market, By Platform (2021-2029) 6.5. Asia Pacific Targeting Pods Market, by Country (2021-2029) • China • India • Japan • South Korea • Australia • ASEAN • Rest Of APAC 7. Middle East and Africa Targeting Pods Market (2021-2029) 7.1 Middle East and Africa Targeting Pods Market, By Component (2021-2029) 7.2. Middle East and Africa Targeting Pods Market, By Type (2021-2029) 7.3. Middle East and Africa Targeting Pods Market, By Fit (2021-2029) 7.4. Middle East and Africa Targeting Pods Market, By Platform (2021-2029) 7.5. Middle East and Africa Targeting Pods Market, by Country (2021-2029) • South Africa • GCC • Egypt • Nigeria • Rest Of ME&A 8. Latin America Targeting Pods Market (2021-2029) 8.1. Latin America Targeting Pods Market, By Component (2021-2029) 8.2. Latin America Targeting Pods Market, By Type (2021-2029) 8.3. Latin America Targeting Pods Market, By Fit (2021-2029) 8.4. Latin America Targeting Pods Market, By Platform (2021-2029) 8.5. Latin America Targeting Pods Market, by Country (2021-2029) • Brazil • Argentina • Rest of Latin America 9. European Targeting Pods Market (2021-2029) 9.1. European Targeting Pods Market, By Component (2021-2029) 9.2. European Targeting Pods Market, By Type (2021-2029) 9.3. European Targeting Pods Market, By Fit (2021-2029) 9.4. European Targeting Pods Market, By Platform (2021-2029) 9.5. European Targeting Pods Market, by Country (2021-2029) • UK • France • Germany • Italy • Spain • Sweden • Austria • Rest of Europe 10. Company Profile: Key players 10.1. Aselsan A.S 10.1.1. Company Overview 10.1.2. Financial Overview 10.1.3. Global Presence 10.1.4. Capacity Portfolio 10.1.5. Business Strategy 10.1.6. Recent Developments 10.2 BAE Systems 10.3 FLIR Systems 10.4 IAI 10.5 Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. 10.6 L3 Technologies, Inc. 10.7 Lockheed Martin Corporation 10.8 Moog, Inc. 10.9 Northrop Grumman Corporation 10.10 QI Optik 10.11 Rafael Advanced Defense Systems 10.12 Raytheon Company 10.13 Thales Group 10.14 Ultra Electronics

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Report ID 2204
Category Aerospace and Defense
Published Date Sept 2022
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