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'Government spending on UGVs will be total $702m in 2011' says Visiongain's forecast

Visiongain’s latest defence report – The Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV) Market 2011-2021 – offers readers a comprehensive analytical overview of the global UGVs marketplace and reveals how to exploit significant business opportunities.

 
PRLog - Aug. 18, 2011 - Military ground robots are being called on to carry out an increasing proportion of tasks in place of human soldiers, from neutralising improvised explosive devices (IED) to keeping watch over international borders. Visiongain forecasts that worldwide government spending on UGVs will be total $702m in 2011.

The procurement of bomb-disposal robots for deployment with troops operating in Iraq and Afghanistan has been a key driver of sales growth in recent years. However, the scaling back of military operations is expected to reduce demand for urgent acquisitions of these sorts of explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) robots at least in the next few years. While EOD platforms currently dominate the global UGV market, robots intended for other roles ranging from border security to logistical support are beginning to gain ground.

The report examine the commercial prospects for companies supplying robotic platforms and associated subsystems, as well as entities seeking to secure research-and-development funding for the development of future UGV systems.

Visiongain’s analysis demonstrates that the global UGV market is a growing marketplace offering government contract opportunities that are likely to see a range of companies realising commercial success, from the major global defence and security systems integrators to specialist autonomy software developers.

How is funding for robotics research likely to be affected as government budgets continue to come under intense pressure, especially in Europe? Which national marketplaces offer the most significant sales growth opportunities over the next decade? How will the cancellation of the US Army’s Multi-Mission Unmanned Ground Vehicle affect spending in the US market? Are armed robots likely to gain greater acceptance in coming years? Visiongain seeks to answer these critical questions and many more through the in-depth analyses presented within The Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV) Market 2011-2021: Military Robots for EOD & Counter-IED.

To see more details about this report please click on:

http://www.visiongain.com/Report/672/The-Unmanned-Ground-...


To request an exec summary please contact Sara Peerun on:
Email: sara.peerun@visiongainglobal.com
Tel: +44 0207 3366100  
Web: www.visiongain.com

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary

2. Introduction to Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV)

3. The Global Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV) Market

4. Leading National Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV) Markets

5. SWOT Analysis of the Global Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV) Market

6. Expert Opinion

7. Leading Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV) Companies

8. Conclusions

9. Glossary

ENDS

Notes for Editors

If you are interested in a more detailed overview of this report, please send an e-mail to sara.peerun@visiongainglobal.com or call her on +44 (0) 207 336 6100

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About visiongain

Visiongain is one of the fastest growing and most innovative independent media companies in Europe. Based in London, UK, visiongain produces a host of business-2-business conferences, newsletters, management reports and e-zines focusing on the Energy, Telecoms, Pharmaceutical, Defence, Materials sectors.

Visiongain publishes reports produced by its in-house analysts, who are qualified experts in their field. Visiongain has firmly established itself as the first port-of-call for the business professional, who needs independent, high quality, original material to rely and depend on.

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