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Research and Markets: Global Smart Textiles Market for Military 2015-2019 – Demand for Military Performance-enhancing Smart Textiles

June 10, 2015
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Global Smart Textiles Market for Military 2015-2019” report to their offering.

The Global Smart Textiles Market for Military to grow at a CAGR of 10.35% during the period 2014-2019.

The current scenario and growth prospects of the Global Smart Textiles Market for the Military for the period 2015-2019 are examined in this report. Apart from presenting a global overview of the market landscape as well as market shares and growth prospects by region (the Americas, and the APAC and EMEA regions), it also provides a corresponding analysis of the prominent vendors in the market. Major drivers and trends influencing the direction of the market are also examined. The report also considers challenges faced by vendors and the market as a whole.

One key trend emerging in the market is the growing use of nanotechnology in smart textiles. Nanotechnology enables the creation of the smart fabric at the microscopic level, leading to enhancements of various functionalities.

According to the report, the demand for smart textiles has increased in military applications as they provide protection and functionalities that enhance military performance. Miniaturization of electronic materials along with the advent of technology, have also led to the growth of the market.

Further, the report states that the economic and industrial challenges associated with manufacturing smart textiles and the relatively high cost of smart textiles are hindering the growth of the market. Many electronic functionality in smart textiles are powered by batteries; the limitations of such power sources are posing a major challenge.

Key Vendors

  • BAE Systems
  • Mide Technology
  • Ohmatex
  • Royal Ten Cate
  • W. L. Gore & Associates

Other Prominent Vendors

  • Advanced Fabric Technology
  • BeBop Sensors
  • Directa Plus
  • Dupont
  • Intelligent Textiles
  • Outlast Technologies
  • Smartex

Key Topics Covered:

  1. Executive Summary
  2. List of Abbreviations
  3. Scope of the Report
  4. Market Research Methodology
  5. Introduction
  6. Market Landscape
  7. Geographical Segmentation
  8. Buying Criteria
  9. Market Growth Drivers
  10. Drivers and their Impact
  11. Market Challenges
  12. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
  13. Market Trends
  14. Trends and their Impact
  15. Vendor Landscape
  16. Key Vendor Analysis

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