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Military Vetronics Market Size, By System (Command, Navigation System, Power System), By Platform (Light Armored Vehicle, Main Battle Tank, Infantry Fighting Vehicle, Amphibious Vehicle), By Fit (Line Fit, Retro Fit) & Forecast 2022-2032

  • Report ID: GMI4623
  • Published Date: Sep 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Military Vetronics Market Size

Military Vetronics Market size was valued at USD 4.7 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of over 5% between 2023 and 2032, owing to the increasing modernization efforts in the defense sector along with increased defense budgets, rising security concerns, and technological advancements.

Military Vetronics Market

Military vetronics, short for "vehicle electronics," refers to advanced electronic systems and technologies integrated into military vehicles for communication, navigation, weapon control, protection, and data management, thereby enhancing their performance & survivability on the battlefield.

The high development cost refers to the substantial financial investments required for the research, design, and production of advanced vetronics systems. These costs can strain budgets, impact the affordability & adoption of innovative vetronics systems, and require careful resource allocation. Finding a balance between technological advancement and cost efficiency is crucial for both suppliers & military organizations as they seek to meet the evolving defense needs within budget limitations.

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic had significant impacts on the military vetronics market. The pandemic disrupted global supply chains, affecting the production and delivery of vetronics components & systems. This led to delays in manufacturing and delivery schedules for military vehicles. Many governments diverted resources toward pandemic response efforts, which led to budget constraints in defense spending. Some military vetronics projects also faced budget cuts or delays, hampering market growth.

Military Vetronics Market Trends

The military vetronics market, characterized by advanced electronic systems in military vehicles, is witnessing robust growth. Increased defense budgets and heightened security concerns globally are driving market expansion. The key market trends include the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for enhanced vehicle autonomy, advanced communication systems, improved battlefield connectivity, and the development of ruggedized & miniaturized components to meet military specifications. Additionally, sustainability and energy-efficient vetronics solutions are also gaining prominence. The market's future is closely tied to technological advancements as innovations continue to shape the capabilities of military vehicles and their vetronics systems.

Military Vetronics Market Analysis

Military Vetronics Market Size, By Fit, 2021-2032 (USD Billion)

The retro fit segment held approximately 30% of the military vetronics market share in 2022 and is expected to grow at a lucrative pace. The retro fit segment is witnessing growth due to several compelling reasons. Retrofitting is a cost-effective alternative to acquiring new vehicles. Technological advancements in vetronics allow for seamless integration into older platforms, enabling them to meet current and future mission requirements. The retrofitting of vetronics systems aligns with sustainability efforts, reducing the environmental impact of military operations by extending the use of existing assets rather than manufacturing new ones.

Global Military Vetronics Market Share, By Platform, 2022

Military vetronics market from the main battle tank segment is set to register 7% CAGR through 2032. To maintain a competitive edge, countries are modernizing their armored forces with new MBTs or retrofitting the existing ones. Advanced MBTs require adaptive systems that can respond to rapidly changing battlefield conditions. Vetronics technology integrates AI and autonomous features, making MBTs more versatile. Network-centric warfare concepts demand seamless communication between MBTs and other assets, driving the integration of sophisticated vetronics. Moreover, the increasing importance of data-driven decision-making and the need for cybersecurity measures further bolster the growth of vetronics in the MBT segment.

U.S. Military Vetronics Market Size, 2021-2032, (USD Billion)

North America is the dominant region in the global military vetronics market with a share of over 30% in 2022. North America is home to numerous leading defense contractors and technology companies, fostering innovation in vetronics. The region is at the forefront of developing cutting-edge electronics for military applications. The U.S., as a major player in the North American region, maintains substantial defense budgets. These budgets allocate significant resources for the modernization of military equipment including the integration of advanced vetronics systems.

The U.S. and Canada have extensive global security commitments and often deploy military forces overseas. The prominence of joint military operations and alliances with global partners further drives the demand for interoperable vetronics, ensuring situational awareness & effective coordination.

Military Vetronics Market Share

Some of the major players operating in the military vetronics market are

  • BAE Systems PLC.
  • Curtiss-Wright Corporation
  • Elbit Systems
  • General Dynamics Corporation
  • Kongsberg
  • L3Harris Technologies, Inc.
  • Leonardo-Finmeccanica S.P.A
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Oshkosh Corporation
  • Raytheon Company
  • Rheinmetall AG
  • Saab AB
  • TE Connectivity
  • Thales Group

These players focus on strategic partnerships and new product launches & commercialization for market expansion. Furthermore, they also heavily invest in research to introduce innovative services and garner maximum revenue in the market.

Military Vetronics Industry News

  • In August 2023, BAE Systems demonstrated its range of defense & security solutions for land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace at the MSPO 2023. It also showcased its teams working in Poland along with its partnerships with the Polish military & other companies in the Polish defense sector.

This military vetronics market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD Million) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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By System

  • Command, Control & Communications (C3) System
  • Navigation System, Weapon Control System
  • Power System
  • Vehicle Protection System

By Machine Platform

  • Light Armored Vehicle
  • Main Battle Tank
  • Mine-resistant Ambush Protection (MRAP) Vehicle
  • Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV)
  • Unmanned Armored Ground Vehicle
  • Amphibious Vehicle

By Fit

  • Line Fit
  • Retro Fit

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • ANZ
    • Singapore
    • Rest of Asia Pacific 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • MEA
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • South Africa
    • Rest of MEA


Authors: Suraj Gujar, Deeksha Vishwakarma

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of military vetronics crossed USD 4.7 billion in 2022 and will register over 5% CAGR from 2023-2032 due to the increasing modernization efforts in the defense sector worldwide.

Military vetronics market from the main battle tank platform segment is set to register over 7% CAGR through 2032, on account of their indispensable role in modern warfare, and their effectiveness in advanced vetronics systems.

North America recorded over 30% share of the military vetronics market in 2022 and is expected to register appreciable growth from 2023-2032, owing to the presence of leading defense contractors and technology companies in the region.

BAE Systems PLC., Curtiss-Wright Corporation, Elbit Systems, General Dynamics Corporation, Kongsberg, L3Harris Technologies, Inc., and Leonardo-Finmeccanica S.P.A are some of the major military vetronics companies worldwide.

Military Vetronics Market Scope

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