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Global Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market to reach USD 14.91 billion by the end of 2030.

Global Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market Size Study & Forecast, by Type (Armored, Unarmored), by Propulsion System (Jet Engine, Electric Propulsion), by Application (Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Combat Support, Search and Rescue, Coastal Patrolling), by Mode of Operation (Manned, Unmanned), and Regional Analysis, 2023-2030

Product Code: ALTAWT-18088494
Publish Date: 20-02-2024
Page: 200

Global Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market is valued at approximately USD 5.98 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to grow with a healthy growth rate of more than 12.1% during the forecast period 2023-2030. A Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) is a specialized aircraft designed for surveillance and reconnaissance over maritime regions. These aircraft, employed by naval and maritime forces, are equipped with advanced sensors such as radar and sonar for detecting and tracking surface vessels and submarines. They play a vital role in maritime security, anti-submarine warfare, and search and rescue operations. MPAs, such as the Boeing P-8 Poseidon and Lockheed P-3 Orion, possess extended-range capabilities and are adaptable for various missions, making them essential assets for monitoring and safeguarding territorial waters and Exclusive Economic Zones. The market growth is being significantly driven by key factors including increased defense budgets in various countries, rising focus on unmanned maritime patrol aircraft, replacement of aging fleets, and rise in search and rescue operations in maritime environments.

The surge in maritime threats and security concerns is the most prominent factor that are propelling the market demand across the globe. Intensifying maritime challenges, such as piracy, illegal activities, and territorial disputes, are driving the demand for advanced surveillance capabilities, leading to an increased need for Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPAs). The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) compiles an annual report on piracy and armed robbery against ships, offering a detailed examination of 115 maritime incidents worldwide in 2022. Also, according to the American Association for the Advancement of Science report, it was recorded that around 7.7 and 14.0 million metric tons of unreported fish catches are traded illicitly per year, which shows a gross revenue of USD 9 to USD 17 billion associated with these catches. These aircraft play a crucial role in monitoring and preventing illegal maritime activities such as piracy, smuggling, and illegal fishing due to their ability to cover large oceanic areas and remain on station for extended periods. Hence, this factor is propelling the security needs, which is directly associated with the market demand. Moreover, the rise in the integration of advanced technologies into maritime patrol aircraft, as well as the advent of the Internet of Aircraft Things (IoAT) presents various lucrative opportunities over the forecast years. However, the high cost associated with the procurement, maintenance, and operation of maritime patrol aircraft, along with the stringent regulatory norms for manufacturing maritime patrol aircraft components are hindering the market growth throughout the forecast period of 2023-2030.

The key regions considered for the Global Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market study include Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. Asia Pacific dominated the market in 2022 owing to the increasing military expenditures, fueled by ongoing regional tensions, and significant investments by Asia Pacific aircraft manufacturers in maritime patrol aircraft technology highlights their recognition of its potential to bring about revolutionary advancements in maritime security and warfare capabilities. Whereas, North America is expected to grow at a significant CAGR over the forecast years. The growing advanced naval installations, as well as the high utilization of maritime patrol aircraft are significantly propelling the market demand across the region.

Major market players included in this report are:
The Boeing Company
Saab AB
Dassault Aviation SA
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Airbus SE
Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd
Leonardo SpA
Textron Inc.
RUAG Group
Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd

Recent Developments in the Market:
Ø In May 2023, Leonardo S.P.A. entered a contract with Malaysia to supply two ATR 72 MPA (Maritime Patrol Aircraft) platforms. The agreement was formalized by the Ministry of Defence of Malaysia during a signing ceremony at LIMA 2023, a prominent exhibition spotlighting maritime and defense affairs in the Asia-Pacific region. The event transpired in Langkawi, Malaysia.
Ø In September 2022, the U.S. Navy granted Lockheed Martin a firm-fixed-price contract to provide 12 more Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk helicopters for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). The acquisition facilitated under the U.S. Government’s Foreign Military Sales agreement. These incoming helicopters form the foundation of a third ‘Romeo’ squadron, elevating the operational capabilities of the Royal Australian Navy’s Fleet Air Arm.

Global Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market Report Scope:
ü Historical Data – 2020 – 2021
ü Base Year for Estimation – 2022
ü Forecast period – 2023-2030
ü Report Coverage – Revenue forecast, Company Ranking, Competitive Landscape, Growth factors, and Trends
ü Segments Covered – Type, Propulsion System, Application, Mode of Operation, Region
ü Regional Scope – North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; Latin America; Middle East & Africa
ü Customization Scope – Free report customization (equivalent up to 8 analyst’s working hours) with purchase. Addition or alteration to country, regional & segment scope*

The objective of the study is to define market sizes of different segments & countries in recent years and to forecast the values to the coming years. The report is designed to incorporate both qualitative and quantitative aspects of the industry within countries involved in the study.

The report also caters detailed information about the crucial aspects such as driving factors & challenges which will define the future growth of the market. Additionally, it also incorporates potential opportunities in micro markets for stakeholders to invest along with the detailed analysis of competitive landscape and product offerings of key players. The detailed segments and sub-segment of the market are explained below:

By Type:

By Propulsion System:
Jet Engine
Electric Propulsion

By Application:
Surveillance and Reconnaissance
Combat Support
Search and Rescue
Coastal Patrolling

By Mode of Operation:

By Region:

North America


Asia Pacific
South Korea

Latin America

Middle East & Africa
Saudi Arabia
South Africa
Rest of Middle East & Africa

Chapter 1. Executive Summary
1.1. Market Snapshot
1.2. Global & Segmental Market Estimates & Forecasts, 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
1.2.1. Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market, by Region, 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
1.2.2. Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market, by Type, 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
1.2.3. Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market, by Propulsion System, 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
1.2.4. Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market, by Application, 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
1.2.5. Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market, by Mode of Operation, 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
1.3. Key Trends
1.4. Estimation Methodology
1.5. Research Assumption
Chapter 2. Global Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market Definition and Scope
2.1. Objective of the Study
2.2. Market Definition & Scope
2.2.1. Industry Evolution
2.2.2. Scope of the Study
2.3. Years Considered for the Study
2.4. Currency Conversion Rates
Chapter 3. Global Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market Dynamics
3.1. Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market Impact Analysis (2020-2030)
3.1.1. Market Drivers Surge in maritime threats and security concerns Rising defense budgets in various countries
3.1.2. Market Challenges High cost associated with procurement, maintenance, and operation of maritime patrol aircraft Stringent regulatory norms for manufacturing maritime patrol aircraft components
3.1.3. Market Opportunities Rise in integration of advanced technologies into maritime patrol aircraft Advent of Internet of Aircraft Things (IoAT)
Chapter 4. Global Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market Industry Analysis
4.1. Porter’s 5 Force Model
4.1.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.1.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers
4.1.3. Threat of New Entrants
4.1.4. Threat of Substitutes
4.1.5. Competitive Rivalry
4.2. Porter’s 5 Force Impact Analysis
4.3. PEST Analysis
4.3.1. Political
4.3.2. Economical
4.3.3. Social
4.3.4. Technological
4.3.5. Environmental
4.3.6. Legal
4.4. Top investment opportunity
4.5. Top winning strategies
4.6. COVID-19 Impact Analysis
4.7. Disruptive Trends
4.8. Industry Expert Perspective
4.9. Analyst Recommendation & Conclusion
Chapter 5. Global Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market, by Type
5.1. Market Snapshot
5.2. Global Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market by Type, Performance – Potential Analysis
5.3. Global Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market Estimates & Forecasts by Type 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
5.4. Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market, Sub Segment Analysis
5.4.1. Armored
5.4.2. Unarmored
Chapter 6. Global Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market, by Propulsion System
6.1. Market Snapshot
6.2. Global Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market by Propulsion System, Performance – Potential Analysis
6.3. Global Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market Estimates & Forecasts by Propulsion System 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
6.4. Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market, Sub Segment Analysis
6.4.1. Jet Engine
6.4.2. Electric Propulsion
Chapter 7. Global Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market, by Application
7.1. Market Snapshot
7.2. Global Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market by Application, Performance – Potential Analysis
7.3. Global Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market Estimates & Forecasts by Application 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
7.4. Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market, Sub Segment Analysis
7.4.1. Surveillance and Reconnaissance
7.4.2. Combat Support
7.4.3. Search and Rescue
7.4.4. Coastal Patrolling
Chapter 8. Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market, by Mode of Operation
8.1. Market Snapshot
8.2. Global Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market by Mode of Operation, Performance – Potential Analysis
8.3. Global Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market Estimates & Forecasts by Mode of Operation 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
8.4. Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market, Sub Segment Analysis
8.4.1. Manned
8.4.2. Unmanned
Chapter 9. Global Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market, Regional Analysis
9.1. Top Leading Countries
9.2. Top Emerging Countries
9.3. Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market, Regional Market Snapshot
9.4. North America Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market
9.4.1. U.S. Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market Type breakdown estimates & forecasts, 2020-2030 Propulsion System breakdown estimates & forecasts, 2020-2030 Application breakdown estimates & forecasts, 2020-2030 Mode of Operation breakdown estimates & forecasts, 2020-2030
9.4.2. Canada Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market
9.5. Europe Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market Snapshot
9.5.1. U.K. Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market
9.5.2. Germany Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market
9.5.3. France Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market
9.5.4. Spain Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market
9.5.5. Italy Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market
9.5.6. Rest of Europe Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market
9.6. Asia-Pacific Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market Snapshot
9.6.1. China Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market
9.6.2. India Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market
9.6.3. Japan Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market
9.6.4. Australia Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market
9.6.5. South Korea Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market
9.6.6. Rest of Asia Pacific Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market
9.7. Latin America Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market Snapshot
9.7.1. Brazil Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market
9.7.2. Mexico Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market
9.8. Middle East & Africa Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market
9.8.1. Saudi Arabia Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market
9.8.2. South Africa Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market
9.8.3. Rest of Middle East & Africa Maritime Patrol Aircraft Market

Chapter 10. Competitive Intelligence
10.1. Key Company SWOT Analysis
10.1.1. Company 1
10.1.2. Company 2
10.1.3. Company 3
10.2. Top Market Strategies
10.3. Company Profiles
10.3.1. The Boeing Company Key Information Overview Financial (Subject to Data Availability) Product Summary Recent Developments
10.3.2. Saab AB
10.3.3. Dassault Aviation SA
10.3.4. Lockheed Martin Corporation
10.3.5. Airbus SE
10.3.6. Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd
10.3.7. Leonardo SpA
10.3.8. Textron Inc.
10.3.9. RUAG Group
10.3.10. Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd
Chapter 11. Research Process
11.1. Research Process
11.1.1. Data Mining
11.1.2. Analysis
11.1.3. Market Estimation
11.1.4. Validation
11.1.5. Publishing
11.2. Research Attributes
11.3. Research Assumption

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