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Military Tent & Shelter Market Size By Type (Rigid, Non-rigid), By Application (Accommodation & Operations, Repair & Maintenance, Storage, Medical Facilities), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Growth Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2021 – 2027

  • Report ID: GMI4916
  • Published Date: Jan 2021
  • Report Format: PDF

Industry Trends

Military Tent & Shelter Market size surpassed USD 1.1 billion in 2020 and will grow at a CAGR of around 1% between 2021 and 2027. Rising government expenditures for military sector will propel the industry growth.

Favorable trends associated with expeditionary warfare is likely to drive the market demand. Many countries are establishing military bases in foreign countries to exert power and attain political goals. As terrorist activities are on rise, many countries are forming an alliance to fight terrorism and mitigate the potential risks of attacks. These countries perform joint surveillance and counterterrorism activities in tandem for the protection of civilians. Moreover, overseas military bases are used to perform combined tactical training exercises in order to improve the operational capabilities of armed forces, generating the need for military tents & shelters in overseas military locations.

Military Tent & Shelter Market

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Rising political instability within Middle East and Africa is supporting the military tent & shelter market expansion. Geopolitical tensions in Africa will attract many countries to establish military bases on African soil. Additionally, major military powers are planning to expand military bases in Africa. Djibouti, by its geostrategic location and stability in volatile region has become a breeding ground for global military superpowers. It is located between Yemen, Eritrea and Somalia and holds extensive importance for international shipping activities. Presence of military bases within Djibouti aids in minimizing the threat of piracy.

The global race to become a military superpower is propelling nations to strengthen their defense sector. China is planning to increase its number of overseas military bases in upcoming years. This initiative will help the country protect investments for One Belt, One Road (OBOR) global infrastructure program. Establishment of military bases is done to offer protection for OBOR projects. The Chinese government is targeting various locations in western pacific, southeast Asia and middle east to expand its military footprint.

High costs associated with rigid military shelters will limit the industry growth over the forecast period. However, advent of technology and use of innovative materials will potentially reduce the overall product cost in future. In addition, it will help in minimizing the weight of military shelters and improve the set up time.

Rigid military shelters to hold dominant military tent & shelter market position

In 2020, rigid military shelters accounted for more than USD 650 million and will continue steady growth through 2027. Rising popularity of expandable and non-expandable military containers will support segment’s growth. Rugged construction, ease of set up and long lifespan requirements will contribute towards growth of rigid military shelters. These shelters are used by many leading military forces for command centers, accommodation, tactical operations centers, dining facilities and medical facilities.

Electronic and lighting systems can be embedded within these shelters to enhance functionality. These shelters can be transported by cargo aircraft, helicopter, truck, rail, ship, etc. to the field. Some rigid shelters are mounted on military vehicles which are used to transport mission tools & equipment and other valuable supplies. Furthermore, few aircraft hangers incorporate rigid wall technology, these hangers are used for storage, repair and maintenance of aircrafts.

Increasing demand from expeditionary forces will trigger the product sales for accommodation & operations

Military Tent & Shelter Market Growth

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Accommodation & operations segment is poised to witness 1% CAGR in military tent & shelter market till 2027 owing to increasing demand of military shelters for sleeping quarters, dining facilities, command centers, communication facilities, training facilities, tactical operation centers, showering facilities, etc. Rapid deployable shelters used for accommodation purposes are gaining huge popularity within military sector. One of the key advantages of these shelters is their short set up time with minimal human effort. These shelters are being produced keeping in mind extreme weather conditions of various terrains. These shelters are capable of handling wide temperature ranges, high speed wind and harsh snowfall & rain.

High defense expenditures will augment the market expansion in North America

Military Tent & Shelter Market Share

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North America military tent & shelter market size will clutch more than 25% share in 2027. The U.S. holds the leading position in military spending and accounted for more than USD 700 billion for defense expenditures in 2019. U.S. military spending increased by more than USD 40 billion between 2015 and 2019 due to rising armament procurement and overseas military operations. U.S. has military base across every inhabited continent and more than 50 countries. The U.S. government spends approximately USD 150 billion for bases and personnel abroad. These favorable trends associated with defense spending will positively influence the product sales in the region.

Technological progressions associated with military tent & shelters will benefit the industry expansion

The key players in military tent & shelter market include AAR Corp., General Dynamics, Marshall Aerospace and Defense Group, HDT Global, Veldeman Structure Solutions, Alaska Structures, CAMSS Shelters, HTS tentiQ GmbH, TAM AS, DEW Engineering and Development ULC, M. Schall GmbH & Co. KG, Gumotex and ARPA EQUIPOS MÓVILES DE CAMPAÑA.

Industry participants work in collaboration with defense organizations and governments. It helps them to identify key customer requirements and customize their products accordingly. These manufacturers are investing huge amount of money within research & development activities for product differentiation & development. It will help manufacturers to develop new products with improved efficiency and light weight characteristics.

This market research report on military tent & shelter includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD million from 2017 to 2027, for the following segments:

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Market, By Type

  • Rigid
  • Non-rigid

Market, By Application

  • Accommodation & operations
  • Repair & maintenance
  • Storage
  • Medical facilities
  • Others

The above information is provided on a regional and country basis for the following:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • UK
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Australia
    • Singapore
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
  • MEA
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Iran
    • Turkey
    • United Arab Emirates
Authors: Kiran Pulidindi, Akshay Prakash

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The global military tent & shelter market had generated over USD 1.1 billion in revenue during 2020 and is estimated to grow at a 1% CAGR through 2027.

Rigid military shelters accounted for a market share of around USD 650 million in 2020 and will witness a significant demand with the growing popularity of expandable and non-expandable military containers.

The market size from accommodation & operations segment is likely to grow at a 1% CAGR through 2027 due to a strong demand from command centers, sleeping quarters, dining facilities, and other areas.

North America is expected to capture around 25% of the market share by 2027 driven by the increasing military expenditure in the U.S.

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  • Base Year: 2020
  • Companies covered: 14
  • Tables & Figures: 114
  • Countries covered: 18
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