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Global Small Arms Market –Analysis and Forecast (2016-2022)

Global small arms market is a well-established industry with a few reputed players. But with the waning geopolitical situation fraught with sectarian wars in the Middle East, political instability and local armed insurgencies, the demand for small arms is set to grow rapidly in the coming years. The global small arms market is expected to reach $5695.86 million by 2022.

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Published Year: 2016
 
 

Small arms are the fundamental weapons of war and are also used for recreational purposes. Technically, “small arms” is a term which refers to the use of firearms for military purpose but when the same is used for recreational activities like hunting and shooting, it is termed as “firearms”. With the changing dynamics of geopolitics, there has been a visible shift in the behavior of nation states using military forces as an instrument for their national security policy. Hence they use them to deal with both the domestic as well as international security requirements. Apart from that, the protracted political and sectarian upheavals in the Middle East has led to mass immigration to the European states thereby creating law and order complications in the region. These developments as a whole will create demand for the small arms as it influences sovereign nations to modernize their military and law enforcement agencies.

The report titled “Global Small Arms Market” provides an in-depth analysis of the key development strategies and market trend dynamics which includes drivers, restraints and opportunities prevailing in the small arms market. Key regulatory bodies have also been considered in the report because of the compliance requirements with drug safety regulations. Moreover market share analysis have been included in the report. Political, Economic, Social, Technological and Legal (PESTEL) analysis has also been examined for a deeper understanding of the nature of competition prevailing in the market.

  •  This report identifies the global small arms market in different segments such as gun type, cutting type, operation type, application and geography
  •  The market size of the sub segments of the above mentioned divisions is also included in the report 
  • The study includes the market analysis and forecast of global small arms market from 2015 to 2022 in terms of value. The report also highlights the year-on-year growth of the market 
  • It examines the political, economic, social, legal and technological factors affecting the growth of the market along with the key trends in the global small arms market
  • It also presents a detailed examination of small arms market along the lines of market drivers, restraints and growth opportunities. 
  • A detailed competitive analysis has been included in this report which focuses on the key market developments & strategies followed by the key players in the market. 
  • Global small arms market analysis and forecast with respect to various cutting types includes rifled and smooth bore small arms
  • Global small arms market analysis and forecast with respect to operations includes automatic, semi-automatic and manual small arms
  • In this report, the market is segmented on the basis of application including hunting and shooting sports, military , law enforcement and civilian self-defense market ? Small arms market has been analyzed for all geographies including North America, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, Asia-Pacific, and Africa with further analysis in respect to several major countries
  • Several ongoing programs for advancement of small arms are included in this report 
  • The key market players are analyzed and profiled in detail in the report. This section covers the business financials, company snapshots, key products & services, major developments, future programs (if any), and finally, the individual SWOT analysis.

TABLE OF CONTENT
Executive Summary
1 The Research Scope and Methodology
1.1 Scope of the Report
1.2 Global Small Arms Research Methodology
1.3 Primary Data Sources
1.4 Secondary Data Sources
2 Market Dynamics
2.1 Market Drivers
2.1.1 Increased Participation in Hunting and Shooting Sports
2.1.2 Growth in Demand from Self-Defence and Law Enforcement Sector
2.1.3 Increase in Defence Expenditure
2.2 Opportunities
2.2.1 Military Modernization Programmes in the Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa
2.2.2 Rising Demand for Self Defense Weapons in  Europe and Asia
2.3 Challenges
2.3.1 Gun Control Legislations and Rules
2.3.2 Complex Procurement Procedures of the Governments
3 Competitive Insights
3.1 Key Market Developments and Strategies in Global Small Arms Market
3.1.1 Introduction
3.1.2 Acquisitions and Business Expansion
3.1.3 Partnerships and Collaborations
3.1.4 Product Launch
3.1.5 Contracts
3.1.6 Others (Awards, Events and Recognitions)
3.2 Market Share Analysis
4 Industry Analysis
4.1 PESTEL Analysis
4.1.1 Political Factors
4.1.1.1 Legislations and Policies
4.1.1.2 Terrorism, Insurgency & Conflicts
4.1.2 Economic Factors
4.1.2.1 Global Economic and Market Conditions
4.1.2.2 Government Funding
4.1.3 Social Factors
4.1.3.1 Demographics
4.1.3.2 Immigration & Social Crisis
4.1.4 Technological Factors
4.1.4.1 Research & Development Funding
4.1.4.2 Evolving Small Arms Technologies
4.1.5 Legal Factors
4.1.5.1 Domestic and International Legislations
4.1.5.2 Future Legislations
4.1.6 Environmental Factors
4.1.6.1 Demilitarization & Disarmament
4.1.6.2 Local and Foreign Environmental Laws
4.2 Major Military Programs
4.3 Emerging Small Arms Technologies
5 Global Small Arms Market Analysis and Forecast
5.1 Assumptions for Analysis and Forecast of the Global Small Arms Market
5.2 Market Overview
6 Global Small Arms Market by Gun Type
6.1 Market Overview
6.2 Handguns
6.3 Rifles
6.4 Shotguns
6.5 Others
7 Global Small Arms Market by Cutting Type
7.1 Market Overview
7.2 Rifled/Threaded Bore Small Arms
7.3 Smooth Bore Small Arms
8 Global Small Arms Market by Operation
8.1 Market Overview
8.2 Automatic Small Arms
8.3 Semi-Automatic Small Arms
8.4 Manual Small Arms
9 Global Small Arms Market by Application
9.1 Market Overview
9.2 Hunting and Shooting Sports
9.3 Military
9.4 Law Enforcement
9.5 Civilian (Self-Defence)
10 Global Small Arms Market by Geography
10.1 Market Overview
10.2 North America Small Arms Market
10.2.1 U.S Small Arms Market
10.2.2 Canada Small Arms Market
10.3 European Small Arms Market
10.3.1 U.K Small Arms Market
10.3.2 Russia Small Arms Market
10.3.3 Germany Small Arms Market
10.3.4 France Small Arms Market
10.3.5 Italy Small Arms Market
10.4 Asia Pacific Small Arms Market
10.4.1 China Small Arms Market
10.4.2 South Korea Small Arms Market
10.4.3 Japan Small Arms Market
10.4.4 India Small Arms Market
10.5 Latin America Small Arms Market
10.5.1 Brazil Small Arms Market
10.5.2 Argentina Small Arms Market
10.5.3 Mexico Small Arms Market
10.6 Middle East Small Arms Market
10.6.1 Turkey Small Arms Market
10.6.2 Israel Small Arms Market
10.7 Africa Small Arms Market
10.7.1 South Africa Small Arms Market
11 Company Profiles
11.1 Beretta Holdings Spa
11.1.1 Overview
11.1.2 Product Offerings
11.1.3 Financials
11.1.3.1 Overall Financials
11.1.3.2 Financial Summary
11.1.3.3 Revenue by Geography
11.1.4 SWOT Analysis
11.2 Heckler & Koch AG
11.2.1 Overview
11.2.2 Product Offerings
11.2.3 Financials
11.2.3.2 Overall Financials
11.2.3.3 Financial Summary
11.2.4 Swot Analysis
11.3 Remington Outdoor Company Inc.
11.3.1 Overview
11.3.2 Product Offerings
11.3.3 Financials
11.3.3.2 Overall Financials
11.3.3.3 Financial Summary
11.3.3.4 Revenue by Product Segment
11.3.4 SWOT Analysis
11.4 Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd.
11.4.1 Overview
11.4.2 Product Offerings
11.4.3 Financials
11.4.3.2 Overall Financials
11.4.3.3 Financial Summary
11.4.3.4 Revenue by Products
11.4.3.5 Revenue Split by Customers
11.4.4 SWOT Analysis
11.5 Smith and Wesson Holding Corporation
11.5.1 Overview
11.5.2 Product Offerings
11.5.3 Financials
11.5.3.2 Overall Financials
11.5.3.3 Financial Summary
11.5.3.4 Revenue by Product Segment
11.5.3.5 Revenue by Distribution Channel
11.5.4 SWOT Analysis
11.6 Kalashnikov Concern
11.6.1 Overview
11.6.2 Product Offerings
11.6.3 SWOT Analysis
11.7 Colt Defense LLC
11.7.1 Overview
11.7.2 Product Offerings
11.7.3 SWOT Analysis
11.8 FN Herstal
11.8.1 Overview
11.8.2 Product Offering
11.8.3 SWOT Analysis
11.9 Sig Sauer
11.9.1 Overview
11.9.2 Product Offerings
11.9.3 SWOT Analysis
11.1 Israeli Weapon Industries
11.10.1 Overview
11.10.2 Product Offerings
List of Tables
Table 2.1  Military Expenditures by Regional and Global Powers
Table 2.2  Future Infantry Soldier Programs
Table 3.1  Organic & Inorganic Strategies Adopted by the Key Players
Table 3.2  Key Acquisitions (2014-2016)
Table 3.3  Key Business Expansion (2014 -2016)
Table 3.4  Key Product Launch (2014-2016)
Table 3.5  Awards and Achievements (2014-Present)
Table 4.1  Major Military Programs
Table 4.2  Emerging Small Arms Technologies
List of Figures
Figure 1  Global Military Expenditure ($Million), 2011-2015
Figure 2  Global Small Arms Market Opportunity Matrix for the Time Period 2015-2022
Figure 3  Global Small Arms Market Value ($Million), 2015-2022
Figure 4  The Global Small Arms Market value ($Million) by Gun Type, 2015-2022
Figure 5  Global Small Arms Market Value ($Million) by Cutting Type ($Million), 2015-2022
Figure 6  The Global Small Arms Market value ($Million) by Operation Type, 2015-2022
Figure 7  The Global Small Arms Market value ($Million) by Application, 2015-2022
Figure 8  The Global Small Arms Market value ($Million) by Geography, 2015
Figure 1.1  Global Small Arms Market Scope
Figure 1.2  Research Methodology
Figure 2.1  Market Dynamics Snapshot
Figure 2.2  Impact Analysis of the Market Drivers for Global Small Arms Market
Figure 2.3  Impact Analysis of Market Opportunities for the Global Small Arms Market
Figure 2.4  Impact analysis of the Market challenges of the Global Small Arms Market
Figure 3.1  Percentage Share of Strategies Adopted by the Market Players
Figure 3.2  Total Number of Strategies & Developments
Figure 3.3  Key Partnerships and Collaborations (2014-2016)
Figure 3.4  Key Contracts (2014-2016)
Figure 3.5  Market Share Analysis
Figure 4.1  Political Factors: Legislations
Figure 4.2  Economic Factors: GDP Growth Rate
Figure 4.3  Economic Factors: Military Expenditure
Figure 5.1  Global Small Arms Market ($Million), 2015-2022
Figure 6.1  Global Small Arms Market ($Million) by Gun Type, 2015-2022
Figure 6.2  Global Small Arms Market ($Million) by Handguns 2015-2022
Figure 6.3  Global Small Arms Market ($Million) by Rifles, 2015-2022
Figure 6.4  Global Small Arms Market ($Million) by Shotguns, 2015-2022
Figure 6.5  Global Small Arms Market ($Million) by others, 2015-2022
Figure 7.1  Global Small Arms market ($Million) by Cutting Type, 2015-2022
Figure 7.2  Global Small Arms Market ($Million) by Rifled Bore Small Arms, 2015-2022
Figure 7.3  Global Small Arms Market ($Million) by Smooth Bore Small Arms, 2015-2022
Figure 8.1  Global Small Arms Market ($Million) by Operation, 2015-2022
Figure 8.2  Global Automatic Small Arms Market ($Million) by Automatic Small Arms, 2015-2022
Figure 8.3  Global Semi-automatic Small Arms Market ($Million), 2015-2022
Figure 8.4  Global Manual Small Arms Market ($Million), 2015-2022
Figure 9.1  Global Small Arms Market ($Million) by Application, 2015-2022
Figure 9.2  Global Small Arms Market ($Million) by Hunting and Shooting Sports Application, 2015-2022
Figure 9.3  Hunting and Shooting Application by Gun Type, 2015-2022
Figure 9.4  Global Small Arms Market ($Million) by Military Small Arms, 2015-2022
Figure 9.5  Military Application by Gun Type, 2015-2022
Figure 9.6  Global Small Arms Market ($Million) by Law Enforcement Application, 2015-2022
Figure 9.7  Law Enforcement Application by Gun Type, 2015-2022
Figure 9.8  Global Small Arms Market ($Million) by Civilian (Self Defence) Application, 2015-2022
Figure 9.9  Civilian (Self-Defence) Application by Gun Type, 2015-2022
Figure 10.1  Global Small Arms Market ($Million) Overview, 2015
Figure 10.2  Global Small Arms Market ($Million) by Geography, 2015-2022
Figure 10.3  North America Small Arms Market Value ($Million), 2015-2022
Figure 10.4  North America Small Arms Market ($Million) by Application, 2015-2022
Figure 10.5  North American Small Arms Market ($Million) by Country, 2015-2022
Figure 10.6  U.S. Small Arms Market ($Million), 2015-2022
Figure 10.7  U.S. Small Arms Market ($Million) by Application, 2015-2022
Figure 10.8  Canada Small Arms Market ($Million), 2015-2022
Figure 10.9  Canada Small Arms Market ($Million) by Application, 2015-2022
Figure 10.10  European Small Arms Market ($Million), 2015-2022
Figure 10.11  European Small Arms Market ($Million) by Application, 2015-2022
Figure 10.12  European Small Arms Market ($Million) by Country, 2015-2022
Figure 10.13  U.K Small Arms Market ($Million), 2015-2022
Figure 10.14  U.K Small Arms Market ($Million) by Application, 2015-2022
Figure 10.15  Russia Small Arms Market ($Million), 2015-2022
Figure 10.16  Russia Small Arms Market ($Million) by Application, 2015-2022
Figure 10.17  Germany Small Arms Market ($Million), 2015-2022
Figure 10.18  Germany Small Arms Market ($Million) by Application, 2015-2022
Figure 10.19  France Small Arms Market ($Million), 2015-2022
Figure 10.20  France Small Arms Market ($Million) by Application, 2015-2022
Figure 10.21  Italy Small Arms Market ($Million), 2015-2022
Figure 10.22  Italy Small Arms Market ($Million) by Application, 2015-2022
Figure 10.23  Asia Pacific Small Arms Market ($Million), 2015-2022
Figure 10.24  Asia Pacific Small Arms Market ($Million) by Application, 2015-2022
Figure 10.25  Asia Pacific Small Arms Market ($Million) by Country, 2015-2022
Figure 10.26  China Small Arms Market ($Million), 2015-2022
Figure 10.27  China Small Arms Market ($Million) by Application, 2015-2022
Figure 10.28  South Korea Small Arms Market ($Million), 2015-2022
Figure 10.29  South Korea Small Arms Market ($Million) by Application, 2015-2022
Figure 10.30  Japan Small Arms Market ($Million), 2015-2022
Figure 10.31  Japan Small Arms Market ($Million) by Application, 2015-2022
Figure 10.32  India Small Arms Market ($Million), 2015-2022
Figure 10.33  India Small Arms Market ($Million) by Application, 2015-2022
Figure 10.34  Latin America Small Arms Market ($Million), 2015-2022
Figure 10.35  Latin America Small Arms Market ($Million) by Application, 2015-2022
Figure 10.36  Latin America Small Arms Market ($Million) by Country, 2015-2022
Figure 10.37  Brazil Small Arms Market ($Million), 2015-2022
Figure 10.38  Brazil Small Arms Market ($Million) by Application, 2015-2022
Figure 10.39  Argentina Small Arms Market ($Million), 2015-2022
Figure 10.40  Argentina Small Arms Market ($Million) by Application, 2015-2022
Figure 10.41  Mexico Small Arms Market ($Million), 2015-2022
Figure 10.42  Mexico Small Arms Market ($Million) by Application, 2015-2022
Figure 10.43  Middle East Small Arms Market ($Million), 2015-2022
Figure 10.44  Middle East Small Arms Market ($Million) by Application, 2015-2022
Figure 10.45  Middle East Small Arms Market ($Million) by Country, 2015-2022
Figure 10.46  Turkey Small Arms Market ($Million), 2015-2022
Figure 10.47  Turkey Small Arms Market ($Million) by Application, 2015-2022
Figure 10.48  Israel Small Arms Market ($Million), 2015-2022
Figure 10.49  Israel Small Arms Market ($Million) by Application, 2015-2022
Figure 10.50  Africa Small Arms Market ($Million) for the Time Period 2015-2022
Figure 10.51  Africa Small Arms Market ($Million) by Application, 2015-2022
Figure 10.52  Africa Small Arms Market ($Million) by Country, 2015-2022
Figure 10.53  South Africa Small Arms Market ($Million), 2015-2022
Figure 10.54  South Africa Small Arms Market ($Million) by Application, 2015-2022
Figure 11.1  Beretta Holdings SpA: Product Offerings
Figure 11.2  Beretta Holdings SpA: Overall Financials ($Million)
Figure 11.3  Beretta Holdings SpA: Revenue by Geography ($Million)
Figure 11.4  Beretta Holdings SpA: SWOT Analysis
Figure 11.5  Heckler & Koch: Product Offerings
Figure 11.6  Overall Financials: Heckler & Koch AG, 2013-2015 ($Million)
Figure 11.7  Heckler & Koch AG: SWOT Analysis
Figure 11.8  Remington: Product Offerings
Figure 11.9  Remington Outdoor Company Inc.: Overall Financials, 2013-2015
Figure 11.10  Remington Outdoor Company Inc: Revenue by Product Segments, 2013-2015
Figure 11.10  Remington Outdoor Company Inc.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 11.11  ST Engineering: Product Offerings
Figure 11.12  Singapore Technologies Engineering Limited: Overall Financials, 2013-2015
Figure 11.13  Singapore Technologies Engineering Limited: Revenue by Products, 2013-2015
Figure 11.14  Singapore Technologies Engineering Limited: Revenue Split by Customers, 2013-2015
Figure 11.15  Singapore Technologies Engineering Limited: SWOT Analysis
Figure 11.16  Smith and Wesson: Product Offerings
Figure 11.17  Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation: Overall Financials, 2014-2016
Figure 11.18  Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation: Revenue by Product Segment, 2014-2016
Figure 11.19  Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation: Revenue by Distribution Channel, 2014-2016
Figure 11.20  Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation: SWOT Analysis
Figure 11.21  Kalashnikov Concern: Product Offerings
Figure 11.22  Kalashnikov Concern: SWOT Analysis
Figure 11.23  Colt Defence LLC: Product Offerings
Figure 11.24  Colt Defence LLC: SWOT Analysis
Figure 11.25  FN Herstal: SWOT Analysis
Figure 11.26  FN Herstal: SWOT Analysis
Figure 11.27  Sig Sauer: SWOT Analysis
Figure 11.28  Sig Sauer: SWOT Analysis
Figure 11.29  Israeli Weapon Industries: Product Offerings

With the nature of conventional warfare evolving along with the realities of everyday life, countries allocate enormous budgetary resources to secure their national security interests. This includes increased expenditure in the up-gradation of the armed forces and law enforcement agencies. Small arms being the basic weapon of law enforcement, forms the core of the military modernization efforts. These weapons are capable of firing a projectile with the entire system manned by an individual. Globally, small arms market includes manufacturing and utilization of firearms meant for civilian self-defense, military, law enforcement and hunting and shooting sports. The small arms market comprises of various types’ of arms, mainly handguns, rifles, shotguns among others (custom small arms). In advanced economies like that of North America and Europe, there has been a steady growth in the demand for hunting and shooting sports especially by teenagers and millennial driven crowd, fueled by their new found interests for adventurism and recreation. Factors such as increasing incidents of urban terrorism, fragile law and order situation and social violence are also some of the key factors driving the demand for small arms.

  FIGURE 1  
 Global Small Arms Market ($Million), 2015-2022

Global Small Arms Market ($Million), 2016-2022

Global small arms market is a well-established industry with a few reputed players. But with the waning geopolitical situation fraught with sectarian wars in the Middle East, political instability and local armed insurgencies, the demand for small arms is set to grow rapidly in the coming years. The global small arms market is expected to reach $5695.86 million by 2022.

Increasing participation in hunting and shooting sports, rising demand for self-defense and law enforcement are some of the key drivers of the global small arms market. Product launches and acquisitions are some of the strategies which are being adopted by the key market players to maintain their dominance in the global small arms market.

The global small arms market is segmented based on gun type, cutting type, by operation and on use across different applications.

Based on the type of cutting, small arms are classified into rifled and smooth bore. Rifled bore small arms have internal grooving while smooth bore small arms lack internal grooving.

There are three types of small arms based operation viz. automatic, semi-automatic and manual small arms. The demand for semiautomatic small arms is expected to show high growth during the forecast period on account of an increased demand for commercial firearms. Factors like rise in social violence in parts of Europe with the inflow of immigrants from the Middle East will create a demand for self-defense and law enforcement small arms.

Small arms finds its use across different applications viz. military, law enforcement, civilian self-defense and hunting and shooting sports. Hunting and shooting sports have the biggest market followed by military small arms.

The demand for small arms based on different applications comes from different geographies, hence the global small arms market is segmented, based on geographies viz. North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa. North America is the largest market for small arms followed by Europe and Asia Pacific. It accounts for more than 50% of the global small arms market. Evolving geopolitical conflicts and aggravating regional disputes in the Asia-Pacific region is anticipated to influence regional powers to spend in an excess on military modernization, making it the fastest growing market for small arms.

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