Global Unmanned Marine (UMV) and Ground Vehicles (UGV) Industry

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Global Unmanned Marine (UMV) and Ground Vehicles (UGV) Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Unmanned Marine (UMV) and Ground Vehicles (UGV) in US$ Million by the following major Product Segments: Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs), and Unmanned Marine Vehicles (UMVs). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 96 companies including many key and niche players such as AB Precision (Poole) Ltd., Accurate Automation Corporation, Allen-Vanguard Corporation, BAE Systems, Bluefin Robotics Corporation, DOK-ING, General Dynamics Corporation, ITT Corporation, iRobot Corporation, Kongsberg Maritime AS, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Maritime Applied Physics Corp., Maritime Robotics, Northrop Grumman, Oregon Iron Works, Inc., QinetiQ North America, Inc., and SeaRobotics Corporation. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS 1

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations 1

Disclaimers 2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level 3

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics 3

Product Definition and Scope of Study 3

Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) 3

Unmanned Marine Vehicles (UMVs) 3

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW 4

UMVs & UGVs: A Quick Market Primer 4

Market Traits 4

Growth Prospects Tied to Defense and Military Spending 4

War in the 21st Century Ushers in the March of the Steel

Soldiers 5

World Military Spending Flies in the Face of Recession 5

Table 1: Global Military Expenditure (2009): Top 15

Military Spenders in the Year 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 6

Table 2: Global Military Expenditure (2008): Percentage

Share of Spending Against GDP by Leading Spenders (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 7

Implications for the UMV & UGV Market: An Unequivocal Review 7

Outlook 8

Market Dynamics: A Review 8

Work-Class Unmanned Vehicles: The Next Frontier of Evolution 8

Table 3: Global Work Class Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV)

Market in the Oil & Gas Industry (2010): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Annual Expenditure by Region (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 8

Table 4: Global Workclass Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV)

Market (2012P): Breakdown of Number of Units by Region

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 9

Technology Developments Invigorates the UMV & UGV Market 9

UMVs: Market Metrics 9

Increased Autonomy & Reduced Complexity to Drive UMV Market 10

Increased Offshore Drilling Activity Bodes Well for the UMV

Market 10

Table 5: Global Offshore Production of Oil & Gas (2012P):

Breakdown of Capital Expenditure (Capex) & Operating

Expenses (Opex) (in US$ Billion) by Region (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 11

Table 6: World Market for Offshore Drilling (2012):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Capital Expenditure (Capex) &

Operating Expenses (Opex) by Segment - Shallow Water & Deep

Water 11

Deepwater Applications Drive AUV Deployments Worldwide 12

Underwater Oil and Gas Exploration: A Key Revenue Spinning

End-Use 12

Key Statistical Findings 13

Table 7: World Automated Underwater Vehicles (AUV) Market

(2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Units in Use by

Sector (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 13

Table 8: World Automated Underwater Vehicles (AUV) Market

(2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Units in Use by Size

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 13

UGVs: Market Metrics 13

Military Applications to Spur Growth of UGVs 13

Medium & Large UGVs to Witness Strong Demand 14

Future of UGVs Contingent On Federal Funding Programs 14

UGVs in City Fighting: A Future End-Use Application to Drive

Growth 15

War in Middle East Spurs Demand for EODs 15

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW 16

Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs): Definition & Overview 16

Teleoperated UGV 16

Autonomous UGV 16

Man Portable Systems 17

Unmanned Marine Vehicles (UMVs): Definition & Overview 17

Unmanned Surface Vehicles 17

USV Developments in the Past: Down the Timeline 17

USA 17

Japan 18

Canada 18

Israel 19

Portugal 19

France 19

Germany 20

Recent and Future USV Capabilities 20

Unmanned Underwater Vehicles 20

Remotely Operated Vehicles 20

Autonomous Underwater Vehicles 21

4. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS 22

Saab Seaeye Introduces Panther XT Plus ROV 22

Sperre Unveils Novel H-ROV 22

Hawkes Remotes Launches New Range of ROVs 22

Global Marine Develops ROV for Offshore Wind Farm Operations 23

Schilling Robotics and Bourbon Subsea Services Develop ROV Design 23

Lockheed Martin to Adapt SMSS Robotic Vehicle for UK Forces 23

Stratom Inc. Launches Warrior Tool and Payload Accessory Kit ™ 23

ECA Group to Introduce Inspection ROV 24

AGEOTEC Introduces Ageotec Perseo GT ROV 24

Saab Seaeye Unveils Two ROVs 24

Triton Group Holdings to Introduce ROV 25

Boeing and iRobot Launch SUGV 25

Chemring Introduces VISOR Mini-HMDS Ground Penetrating Radar

Mine Detection System 25

Raytheon Introduces Multi-Dimensional Mobility Robot 25

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY 26

Marport Deep Sea Technologies Spins Off Underwater Robotics

Division 26

Reef Subsea Purchases EXS Subsea 26

iRobot Corporation Acquires Contract for Supply of Small UGVs 26

RE2 Licenses Small Robot Toolkit Technology to Remotec 26

Northrop Grumman and BAE Systems Include iRobot in GCV Team 27

iRobot Receives Order for Robot Intelligence Software from US

Army 27

RE2 Receives Phase II SBIR RDK Project from US Army 27

Boeing and iRobot Receive New Order for SUGVs from US Army 28

Fugro Acquires Riise Underwater Engineering AS 28

Teledyne Benthos Acquires Hafmynd 28

ECA Group Takes Over Triton Imaging 29

iRobot Corporation Bags Two Contracts from Naval Oceanographic

Office 29

Augusta Systems Acquires Contract from US Naval Air Systems

Command 29

iRobot Corporation and The Boeing Company Bag Contract from US

Air Force 29

iRobot Corporation Wins Contract with Naval Sea Systems Command 30

Perry Slingsby Systems Limited Bags Contract from JOGMEC 30

AlumiFuel Power Signs UUV Contract with US Navy 30

Schilling Robotics Acquires UHDTM ROVs Order from TS Marine 30

Seatrax Singapore AP Signs Contract with Sub- Atlantic Asia

Pacific 31

SMD Bags Contract from i-Tech 31

Hydroid to Supply REMUS 100 AUVs to Florida Atlantic University 31

Carnegie Mellon University and NREC Establish Carnegie Robotics 32

Bolduc Technology Group and Boeing Jointly Produce UGV

Conversion Kits 32

RE2 Enters into R&D Contract with Robotics Technology

Consortium to Develop CE2 32

RE2 to Design MIMIC System for US Army's TARDEC 33

Sub-Atlantic Ltd Procures Orders for Multiple ROVs 33

Hydroid Inc. and Bluefin Robotics Bag UUV contracts 33

Tidewater Acquires Aquanos Enabler 34

Integrated Subsea Services Acquires Submec 34

DOF Subsea Norway Bags Contract from Statoil 34

G-NIUS Unmanned Ground Systems Wins Contract from Israeli

Defense Forces 34

Mermaid Offshore Services Inks Agreement with Aquanos 35

Israel Aerospace and Elbit Systems Win Joint Contract 35

Subsea 7 Bags Contract from Industrial Perforadora de Campeche 35

OceanServer Technology Bags Contract from University of Zagreb 35

Hallin Marine Secures Contract for ROV Services 35

Lewek Shipping Bags Contract from PSS to Offer Triton XLXs 36

C & C Technologies Bags Contract with Petrobras 36

Subsea Americas Bags Contract from Technip 36

Hallin Marine Signs Contract with Oil and Gas Company 36

Curtiss-Wright Bags Contract for Supply of Computer Processing

Modules 37

Marport Bags Contract to Provide SQX-1 AUV 37

Sistac Sistemas Selects PSS to Offer First Workclass ROV System 37

Northrop Grumman Launches UK Facility for Unmanned Ground

Vehicles 37

Oshkosh Defense and TARDEC Sign CRADA 37

Kairos Autonomi Commences Online Sale of UGV Support Products 38

DRDO to Supply Robots to the Indian Army 38

RE2 Receives Phase I SBIR to Study Robotic Door Opening

Technologies 38

FMC Technologies to Acquire 45% of Schilling Robotics for US$

116 million 39

iRobot Purchases Nekton Research LLC 39

Teledyne Completes Acquisition of Webb Research 39

Hydroid LLC Acquired by Kongsberg Maritime 40

Lockheed Martin Acquires PercepTek 40

C-Innovation Inks Contract with Heerema Marine Contractors 40

Estonia to Purchase Two REMUS 100 Unmanned Underwater Vehicles 40

ST Marine Snaps Up ROV Conversion Contract 41

GSP Titan Inks Contract with Perry Slingsby and Sub- Atlantic

for New-Build Undertaking 41

Perry Slingsby Systems Seals New Deal with Technip 41

Protonex Bags Contract to Display Advanced Unmanned Ground

Vehicle Capabilities 41

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS 42

AB Precision (Poole) Ltd. (UK) 42

Accurate Automation Corporation (USA) 42

Allen-Vanguard Corporation (Canada) 42

BAE Systems (UK) 42

Bluefin Robotics Corporation (USA) 43

DOK-ING (Croatia) 43

General Dynamics Corporation (USA) 43

ITT Corporation (USA) 44

iRobot Corporation (USA) 44

Kongsberg Maritime AS (Norway) 44

Lockheed Martin Corporation (USA) 45

Maritime Applied Physics Corp (USA) 45

Maritime Robotics (Norway) 45

Northrop Grumman (UK) 46

Oregon Iron Works, Inc. (USA) 46

QinetiQ North America, Inc. (USA) 46

SeaRobotics Corporation (USA) 47

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 48

Unmanned Marine Vehicles (UMVs) 48

Table 9: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Unmanned Marine Vehicles by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for

Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 48

Table 10: World Historic Review for Unmanned Marine Vehicles

by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003

through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 49

Table 11: World 15-Year Perspective for Unmanned Marine

Vehicles by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Annual Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2010

and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 50

Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) 51

Table 12: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Unmanned Ground Vehicles by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for

Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 51

Table 13: World Historic Review for Unmanned Ground Vehicles

by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003

through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 52

Table 14: World 15-Year Perspective for Unmanned Ground

Vehicles by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and

Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2010 and 2017 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 53

8. THE UNITED STATES 54

A.Market Analysis 54

Outlook 54

Market Overview 54

Table 15: Unmanned Maritime Systems Market in the United

States (2013F): Breakdown of Department of Defense (DoD)

Budget in (US$ Million) by Area of Expenditure (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 54

Table 16: Unmanned Ground Vehicle Market in the United

States (2013F): Breakdown of Department of Defense (DoD)

Budget in (US$ Million) by Area of Expenditure (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 55

US Navy: The Largest End-User of USVs 55

Table 17: US Unmanned Maritime Systems Market (2013F):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Spending Forecast by

Segment 56

Market Share Findings 56

Table 18: Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV) Market in the

United States (2010): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of

Leading Manufacturers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 56

Table 19: Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USV) Market in the

United States (2010): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of

Leading Manufacturers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 57

Table 20: Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (UUV) Market in the

United States (2010): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of

Leading Manufacturers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 57

B.Market Analytics 58

Table 21: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Unmanned Marine Vehicles Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$

Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 58

Table 22: US Historic Review for Unmanned Marine Vehicles

Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003

through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 58

Table 23: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Unmanned Ground Vehicles Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$

Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 59

Table 24: US Historic Review for Unmanned Ground Vehicles

Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003

through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 59

9. CANADA 60

A.Market Analysis 60

Outlook 60

Robust Research Efforts Underway in Canada 60

B.Market Analytics 61

Table 25: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Unmanned Marine Vehicles Analyzed with Annual Sales in

US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 61

Table 26: Canadian Historic Review for Unmanned Marine

Vehicles Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years

2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 61

Table 27: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Unmanned Ground Vehicles Analyzed with Annual Sales in

US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 62

Table 28: Canadian Historic Review for Unmanned Ground

Vehicles Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years

2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 62

10. JAPAN 63

A.Market Analysis 63

Outlook 63

Market Overview 63

B.Market Analytics 63

Table 29: Japan Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Unmanned Marine Vehicles Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$

Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 63

Table 30: Japan Historic Review for Unmanned Marine Vehicles

Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003

through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 64

Table 31: Japan Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Unmanned Ground Vehicles Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$

Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 65

Table 32: Japan Historic Review for Unmanned Ground Vehicles

Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003

through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 65

11. EUROPE 66

A.Market Analysis 66

Outlook 66

Market Overview 66

Focus On Select Regional Markets 66

France 66

Germany 67

Russia 67

B.Market Analytics 68

Table 33: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Unmanned Marine Vehicles by Country - France, Germany,

Italy, UK, Spain and Rest of Europe Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009

through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 68

Table 34: European Historic Review for Unmanned Marine

Vehicles by Country - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain and

Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 69

Table 35: European 15-Year Perspective for Unmanned Marine

Vehicles by Country - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Dollar

Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain and Rest of

Europe Markets for Years 2003, 2010 and 2017 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 70

Table 36: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Unmanned Ground Vehicles by Country - France, Germany,

Italy, UK, Spain and Rest of Europe Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009

through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 71

Table 37: European Historic Review for Unmanned Ground

Vehicles by Country - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain and

Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 72

Table 38: European 15-Year Perspective for Unmanned Ground

Vehicles by Country - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales

for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain and Rest of Europe

Markets for Years 2003, 2010 and 2017 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 73

12. ASIA-PACIFIC 74

A.Market Analysis 74

Outlook 74

Focus on China 74

B.Market Analytics 75

Table 39: Asia Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Unmanned Marine Vehicles Analyzed with Annual

Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 75

Table 40: Asia Pacific Historic Review for Unmanned Marine

Vehicles Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years

2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 75

Table 41: Asia Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Unmanned Ground Vehicles Analyzed with Annual

Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 76

Table 42: Asia Pacific Historic Review for Unmanned Ground

Vehicles Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years

2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 76

13. REST OF WORLD 77

A.Market Analysis 77

Outlook 77

Brazil 77

Israel 77

B.Market Analytics 78

Table 43: Rest of the World Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Unmanned Marine Vehicles Analyzed with Annual

Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 78

Table 44: Rest of the World Historic Review for Unmanned

Marine Vehicles Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million

for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 78

Table 45: Rest of the World Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Unmanned Ground Vehicles Analyzed with Annual

Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 79

Table 46: Rest of the World Historic Review for Unmanned

Ground Vehicles Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million

for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 79

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 96 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 108)

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Region/Country Players

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The United States 49

Canada 7

Europe 42

France 4

Germany 3

The United Kingdom 20

Italy 1

Rest of Europe 14

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 5

Middle East 5

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