Military Communications Market Share, Analysis And Forecast To 2030

(MENAFN- Straits Research) The demand for secure data transmission, the expansion of multi-mode tactical radio systems, the deployment of uncrewed aerial vehicles (UAVs), and an uncertain geopolitical climate are driving the military communications industry. The Ka-band frequency (0-31 GHz uplink, 20.2-21.2 GHz downlink) has become increasingly important to the military because of its advantages in faster download and upload data speeds, improved spectral efficiency, cheaper bandwidth, and lessened spectrum band congestion. The defense administration's essential requirements include the preservation of constant communication and the security of sensitive information.
Market Dynamics
Growing Concerns about Confidential Communication Drives the Global Market
The military industry has historically prioritized secure data transfer and communications, especially during wars or geopolitical crises. Security vulnerabilities may jeopardize public safety in the network and data infrastructure utilized for military communications. Moreover, the defense sector has always required reliable communication between its troops stationed in distant locations.
Military communications must be established, operate efficiently, respond quickly, and maintain information confidentially. There is a huge potential for information systems to store evidence and combative tactics. First responders and military personnel need to be able to communicate with their communication devices to safeguard their combat comrades. These systems are ideal for crucial military situations because they can support quick decisions, decode code languages, and provide real-time communication.
Rapid Innovations in the Existing Infrastructure Creates Tremendous Opportunities
The military's dynamic need for secure data transport is expected to lead to several changes in the communications sector. Another element driving the market's expansion is the demand for new, improved infrastructure that is more adaptable, inexpensive, customizable, and interoperable. The development of technology has simplified the identification of friendly forces, the identification of one another, and the acquisition of targets. They are more developed than the generations before, enjoying automation, communication, lethality, and mobility improvements. Spectrum enhancements have also been exposed to the modernization of transmission through the land, sea, and other media, directly boosting mission success. Numerous cutting-edge communication technologies guarantee military communications reliability depending on the tactical scenario.
Regional Analysis
North America is the most significant global military communication market shareholder and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.40% during the forecast period. The U.S. government has been acquiring an increasing amount of commercial capacity due to a lack of acceptable military satellite systems. The US-based Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) and Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) systems provide secure communication capabilities for tactical warfighters and strategic command operating on various platforms. The substantial revenue generation may be attributed to the region's growing military and defense technical developments.
Europe is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.90% during the forecast period. In 2021, it was expected that Europe would own the second-largest military communication market share due to businesses like Thales Group and Cobham Plc that manufacture aerial and naval communication solutions. The ongoing pandemic is anticipated to compel the U.K., France, and Germany to increase their reductions in defense spending in Europe moderately.
Key Highlights

The global military communications market was valued at USD 34.46 billion in 2021. It is projected to reach USD 48.20 billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 3.8% during the forecast period (2022-2030).
Based on frequency band, the global military communication market is bifurcated into UHF/VHF, L-Band, Ka-band, and others. The UHF/VHF segment is the highest contributor to the market and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.95% during the forecast period.
Based on communication type, the global military communication market is bifurcated into airborne, air-ground, underwater, ground-based, and others. The airborne segment owns the highest market share and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.20% during the forecast period.
Based on the system, the global military communication market is bifurcated into military SATCOM systems, military radio systems, and others. The military SATCOM systems segment is the highest contributor to the market and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.40% during the forecast period.

North America is the most significant global military communication market shareholder and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.40% during the forecast period.

Competitive Players
The global military communication market's companies are ASELSANAS., BAE Systems PLC, Cobham PLC, General Dynamics Corporation, Iridium Communications Inc., L3Harris Technologies, Inc., Lockheed Martin Corporation, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Raytheon Technologies Inc., Rohde & Schwarz, Thales Group, and Viasat Inc.
Market News

In September 2022, Collins Aerospace was given the contract for the AN/PRC-162 ground radios needed to support the US Army's handheld, manpack, and small form factor (HMS) program.

Global Military Communications Market: Segmentation
By Frequency Band


By Communication Type


By System

Military SATCOM systems
Military radio systems
Military security system
Communication management systems

By Regions

North America


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