Global Market For Light Weapons Market To Set At CAGR Of 4.66% Between 2016-2020: By

"The Report Global Light Weapons Market 2016-2020 provides information on pricing, market analysis, shares, forecast, and company profiles for key industry participants. -"

About Light Weapons

The widespread availability, simplicity, durability, portability, cost-effectiveness, lethality, and easy concealment of light weapons make them popular with legitimate military groups, police, and civilians. They also find their use in low-intensity conflicts involving government forces (military and police) and non-state actors (guerrillas, ethnic militias, warlords, and brigands).

  • Light weapons include the following:

  • Grenade launchers

  • Hand-held under barrel grenade launchers

  • Heavy machine guns

  • Landmines

  • Man-portable air defense systems (MANPADS)

  • Mortars

  • Portable anti-aircraft guns

  • Portable anti-tank guns

  • Portable launchers of rocket systems and anti-tank missiles

  • Recoilless rifles

Technavios analysts forecast the global light weapons market to grow at a CAGR of 4.66% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global light weapons market for 2016-2020. It provides a global overview, market shares, and segmentation by weapons type, and growth prospects by region (Americas, EMEA, and APAC).

The market is divided into the following segments based on type:

  • Unguided weapons

  • Anti-tank guided weapon


Technavio's report, Global Light Weapons Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

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Key vendors

  • BAE Systems

  • FN Herstal

  • Orbital

  • Raytheon

  • Rheinmetall

Other prominent vendors

  • Bharat Dynamics

  • Heckler and Koch

  • Ordnance factory board

  • Rafael Advanced Defense Systems

Market driver

Increase in demand for light weapons

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Market challenge

Absence of international treaty

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Market trend

Shift toward digitized guns

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Key questions answered in this report

  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?

  • What are the key market trends?

  • What is driving this market?

  • What are the challenges to market growth?

  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?

  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?

  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?