Anti-Drone Market Analysis by Technology (Kinetic, Laser, and Electronic Systems); by Application (Detection, Detection & Disruption, and Others); by End-User (Commercial, Defense, and Others) and By Type (Hand-Held, UAV-Based, and Ground-Based) – Global Supply & Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2023-2033

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Global Anti-Drone Market Size, Forecast, and Trend Highlights Over 2023 - 2033

The global anti-drone market is estimated to garner a revenue of ~USD 2 billion by the end of 2033 by growing at a CAGR of ~25% over the forecast period, i.e., 2023 – 2033. Further, the market generated a revenue of ~USD 1 billion in the year 2022. The growth of the market can be attributed primarily to the increase in drone registration worldwide and the emerging necessity to intercept unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). According to the Federal Aviation Administration, as of May, 2022, there were 865,505 drones registered in the United States. 

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Rising demand for advanced UAV technology, concerns about security threats, and increased drone usage along with a surge in the penetration of low-cost UAVs has led to an increase in incidents driving the need for anti-drone technologies. The rapid growth and development of the drone industry are also estimated to drive global anti-drone market growth over the forecast period.

Global Anti-Drone Market: Growth Drivers and Challenges

Growth Drivers

  • Increasing Investments in the Drones Industry - drones are currently equipped with high-end technology, advanced parts, and a limited payload capacity and durability. Thus, the rising investments in the drone industry by private companies and organizations are expected to drive global anti-drone market growth over the forecast period. It was found that in 2021, the drone industry attracted USD 6.9 billion in investments, a significant increase of over USD 2.3 billion in 2020. Investments in drone companies focused on hardware reached USD 4.8 billion.

  • Globally Rising Investments in Research and Development which as per World Bank, in 2020 amounted to 2.63 percent of global GDP, an increase from 2.2% in 2018.

  • Increase In Government Investment in The Aviation Industryfor instance, in the area of airport infrastructure and navigation services, India plans to invest USD1.8 billion by 2026.

  • Rise In Military Budget Allocation - it was observed that in March 2022, China allocated about USD 190 billion for its military budget, up 6.7% from the prior year. An increase of 4.3% to nearly USD 68 billion is expected for India's military in 2022.

  • Increasing Expenditure on Drones - a total of ~USD 12 billion was spent on drones by businesses and the government. Consumer drone sales in the United States surpassed USD 1.15 billion in 2020.


  • Damage Caused to Private Property – anti-drone deployments may create problems, such as electromagnetic and Radio Frequency (RF) interference, power transmission, jam frequencies, and others. The purchase of this equipment and its operation with frequencies which is not allowed is a major concern for causing damage to private property.

  • Concerns About Citizen Safety

  • System Development for Detection of Drones and Components for Anti-Drone Systems

The global anti-drone market is segmented and analyzed for demand and supply by end-user into commercial, defense, and others. Among these segments, the defense segment is anticipated to capture the largest market size owing to the rapid expansion of the defense manufacturing industry with the increasing number of terrorist and illegal activities expected to augment segment growth over the forecast period. For instance, in 2021-22, India's defense budget was estimated at USD 65 billion, accounting for 12% of the total budget and an increase of USD 5 billion over the budget estimates for 2021-22.

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Global Anti-Drone Market: Key Insight

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Base Year Market Size (2022)

~ USD 1 Billion

Forecast Year Market Size (2033)

~ USD 2 Billion

Regional Scope

  • North America (U.S., and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America)
  • Asia-Pacific (Japan, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, NORDIC, Rest of Europe)
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC North Africa, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa)

Global Anti-Drone Market Regional Synopsis


The North America anti-drone market, amongst the market in all the other regions, is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2033, on the back of the presence of advanced defense systems, along with high expenditure on defense sector in nations such as the United States with growing the need for high security in military installations in order to combat the threats posed by unauthorized drones. As per the data from the World Bank, North America spent 3.253% of its GDP on the military in the year 2019.


Market Segmentation

Our in-depth analysis of the global anti-drone market includes the following segments:

         By Technology

  • Kinetic
  • Laser
  • Electronic System

         By Application

  • Detection
  • Detection & Disruption
  • Others

          By End-User

  • Commercial
  • Defense
  • Others

          By Type

  • Hand-Held
  • UAV-Based
  • Ground-Based

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Top Featured Companies Dominating the Global Anti-Drone Market

    • Blighter Surveillance Systems Ltd.

      • Company Overview
      • Business Strategy
      • Key Product Offerings
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Performance Indicators
      • Risk Analysis
      • Recent Development
      • Regional Presence
      • SWOT Analysis
    • MyDefence ApS.
    • Thales Group
    • Lockheed Martin Corporation
    • Saab AB
    • Dedrone Holdings, Inc.
    • Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.
    • Droneshield Ltd
    • Liteye Systems, Inc.
    • Theiss UAV Solutions, LLC


In The News

  • Blighter Surveillance Systems Ltd announced its partnership with Korean Integration & Certification Company, to cement its position in South Korea

  • MyDefence ApS. has shipped its anti-drone systems for over 30 SOF units, under the EU Horizon 2020 KNOX project.


Global Economic Impact

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Despite Inflation & Fearing Recession, Businesses Across the Globe Expected to Do Better in 2023:

In 2023, market players might incur losses due to huge gap in currency translation followed by contracting revenues, shrinking profit margins & cost pressure on logistics and supply chain.
Controlling Inflation has become the first priority for global economies from last quarter of 2022 and to be followed in 2023. With skewed economic situations, rise in interest rate by governments to control spending and inflation, spiked oil and gas prices, high inflation, geo-political issues including U.S. & China trade war, Russia-Ukraine conflict to intensify the global economic issues.
The interest rates in the U.S. may be less sensitive in 2023 as compared to 2022; sigh of relief for businesses. Positive business sentiments, healthy business balance sheets, growth in construction spending (private construction value in 2022 stood at $1,429.2 billion, 11.7 percent (±1.0 percent) above the $1,279.5 billion spent in 2021, Residential construction in 2022 was $899.1 billion, up by 13.3 percent (±2.1 percent) from $793.7 billion in 2021, non-residential construction touched $530.1 billion, 9.1 percent (±1.0 percent) above the $485.8 billion in 2021.) showcases minimal impact of recession in the country.
Similarly, spiked spending in the European and major Asia economics including, India, China & Japan to showcase less impact on the global demand.

Author Credits:  Abhishek Verma, Hetal Singh

Key Questions Answered in the Report

1) What are the major factors driving the growth of the anti-drone market?

Ans: Increasing investments in aviation security and drone industry, growing adoption of drone in various end use areas along with increasing number of drone registrations are the major factors driving the growth of the anti-drone market.

2) What would be the CAGR of anti-drone market over the forecast period?

Ans: The market is anticipated to attain a CAGR of ~25% over the forecast period, i.e., 2023 – 2033.

3) What are the challenges affecting the anti-drone market growth?

Ans: Damage caused to private property and concerns about citizen safety are the challenges affecting the market growth.

4) Which region will provide more business opportunities for growth of anti-drone market in future?

Ans: The market in United States is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2033 and provide more business opportunities in the future.

5) Who are the major players dominating the anti-drone market?

Ans: The major players in the market are THALES group, Blighter Surveillance Systems Ltd, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Saab AB, Dedrone Holdings, Inc., Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd., and others.

6) How are the company profiles selected?

Ans: The company profiles are selected based on the revenues generated from the product segment, geographical presence of the company which determine the revenue generating capacity as well as the new products being launched into the market by the company.

7) What are the segments in the anti-drone market?

Ans: The market is segmented by technology, application, end user, type and by region.

8) Which segment captures the largest market size in end user segment in the anti-drone market?

Ans: The defense segment is anticipated to garner the largest market size by the end of 2033 and display significant growth opportunities.

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