Sonobuoy Market 2015 - Global Trends and Forecasts to 2020 - Key Vendors are Ultra Electronics and Sparton Corporation

Nov 25, 2015, 03:30 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, November 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Sonobuoy Market - Global Trends and Forecasts to 2020" report to their offering. 


This report covers the forecasts of the sonobuoy market and its dynamics over the next five years, while also recognizing the market application gaps, evolving technologies, recent developments in the market, and high potential geographic regions and countries. 

The sonobuoy market is estimated to be valued at USD 226.11 Million in 2015 and is projected to reach USD 316.59 Million by 2020, at a CAGR of 6.96% during the forecast period from 2015 to 2020. Factors, such as the increasing focus by countries on strengthening their Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) capabilities, an increase in the efficiency of sonobuoys due to various technological advancements and the rise in maritime disputes in Asia-Pacific, are expected to drive the growth of the sonobuoy market

The report includes the market dynamics, such as drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities, along with Porter's Five Forces analysis and a life cycle analysis of this market. The market for these sonobuoy systems is driven by various factors, such as the increase in anti-submarine warfare, high efficiency and technological advancements, and increasing maritime issues in Asia-Pacific. 

Various opportunities for the sonobuoy market include the rising need for cost-effective ASW systems, growing market for unmanned underwater vehicles, and increase in defense expenditure for SONAR systems 

The ecosystem of the sonobuoy market comprises raw material suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, and end users. The key end users of the sonobuoy market are naval forces and environmental research organizations. The sonobuoy market is characterized by direct distribution channels and the presence of mainly OEMs and Tier 1 & Tier 2 companies. Some of the key players of the market include Ultra Electronics and Sparton Corporation.

Scope of the Report 

Sonobuoy Market, By Function:

  • Active
  • Passive
  • Special Purpose

Sonobuoy Market, By Application:

  • Defense
  • Civil

Sonobuoy Market, By Technology:

  • Bathythermo Buoy,
  • Search & Rescue Buoy
  • Directional Command Activated
  • Data Link Communications
  • Directional Frequency Analysis and Recording
  • Low Frequency Analysis and Recording
  • Extended Echo Ranging
  • Air Deployable Active Receiver
  • Vertical Line Array Directional Frequency Analysis and Recording

Sonobuoy Market, By Deployment:

  • Spring
  • Pneumatic
  • Free-fall
  • Cartridge

Sonobuoy Market, By Region:

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Middle East
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Africa

Companies Mentioned: 

  • General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Lone Star Electronics Co.
  • Radixon Group
  • Sealandaire Technologies Inc.
  • Sigma-Pi Power Sources Pvt Ltd
  • Sparton Corporation
  • Thales Group
  • Ultra Electronics Group

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