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Research and Markets: Non-Lethal Weapons Market – Global Industry Analysis 2015 – 2021

September 7, 2015
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Non-Lethal Weapons Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 – 2021” report to their offering.

Non-lethal weapons also known as less than lethal weapons are witnessing a growth in demand by law enforcement agencies and military organizations worldwide. The market for non-lethal weapons market is expected to grow as an essential asymmetric warfare tool over the forecast period globally. Changing warfare tactics from traditional to rebellious protest in urban areas have significantly influenced the growth of the non-lethal weapons market globally. Increasing mass demonstrations, civil riots, terrorist activities, insurgency, and urban warfare in the past has influenced the armed forces to deploy of non-fatal weaponry.

Governments across the globe have been actively investing in research, development, and procurement of non-lethal weapons to combat the above mentioned issues and secure civilian lives during emergencies. Crowd control non-lethal weapons, which consist of tear gases, malodorants and water cannons, are expected to witness high demand over the forecast period. Countries such as the U.S., Russia, U.K., France, Germany, Italy, China, and Israel are presently investing heavily in the development of non-lethal weapons.

The demand for non-lethal weapons is expected to generate from countries such as India, South Korea, Brazil, UAE, Saudi Arabia and South Africa among others in the near future. With increasing R&D initiatives in non-lethal weapons industry, new products are being developed by the manufacturers with better efficiencies, accuracy, and low cost per shot benefits. Moreover, the industry also encounters some major restraints such as international laws and restrictions which have high impact presently and restrict the growth of the market. However, the impacts of these factors are expected to reduce during the forecast period.

Scope of the Report

Global Non-Lethal Weapons Market, 2015 – 2021: By Product

– Directed Energy Weapons

– High Power Microwaves

– Laser

– Sonic

– Conducted Energy Weapons

– Gases & Sprays

– Tear Gas

– Pepper Spray

– Scent Based Weapon

– Others

– Water Weapons

– Explosives

– Sting Grenade

– Flash Grenade

Global Non-Lethal Weapons Market, 2015 – 2021: By Technology

– Mechanical & Kinetic

– Blunt Impact Devices

– Entanglements

– Barriers

– Chemical

– Malodorants

– Foams

– Acoustic

– Audible

– Ultrasound

– Infrasound

– Electromagnetic

– Radio Frequency and Microwave Frequency

– Infrared and Ultraviolet

– Electroshock

– Visible Light

– Other Technologies

– Markers

– Others

Global Non-Lethal Weapons Market, 2015 – 2021: By Application

– Military

– Law Enforcement Agencies

– Civilians

Companies Mentioned

– BAE Systems Plc

– Chemring Defence U.K. Ltd.

– Combined Systems, Inc.

– FN Herstal

– General Dynamics Corporation

– LRAD Corporation

– Lamperd Less Lethal, Inc.

– PepperBall Technologies, Inc.

– Safariland, LLC

– TASER International, Inc.

– The Boeing Company

– The Raytheon Company

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