Aerospace & Defence
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Drone in a Box Market Size, Share & Analysis Report By Type (Multirotor, Fixed Wing, Single Rotor, Tactical Drones, Target and Decoy Drones), By Solution (Hardware, Software, Service), By Application (LiDAR, Surveying and Mapping, Security and Emergency Response, Thermal Imaging, Inspection, Monitoring) Regional Forecasts, 2023 - 2032

Report ID : 3199
Date : 2024-03-15
No of Pages : 150
Format : PDF

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Drone in a Box market is estimated to be worth USD 1.55 Billion in 2023 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 15.0 % between 2024 to 2032. The study has considered the base year as 2023, which estimates the market size of market and the forecast period is 2024 to 2032. The report analyzes and forecasts the market size, in terms of value (USD Billion), for the market. The report segments the market and forecasts it by Type, by Solution, by Application, by End User and by region/country.

Rapidly becoming a crucial instrument for businesses and government agencies worldwide, drone technology is readily available and increasingly accessible.
The demand for delivery services is accelerating, particularly since the Covid-19 pandemic. With the potential to enhance laboratory logistics, drones are an emerging technology that is increasingly being utilized by businesses and government agencies worldwide. Drones also offer advantages over traditional supply chain logistics, such as road paving. Their application across various sectors will result in significant benefits.

Additionally, drones are increasingly being explored as a solution to transportation challenges for medical goods, including emergency blood supplies, vaccines, medicines, diagnostic samples, and even organs, especially for "last mile" delivery. Proof of concept tests have demonstrated the technological viability of UAVs in safely transporting medical supplies while keeping them within the required parameters for clinical viability. Due to such similar benefits, it can be expected that the Drone in a Box will experience a booming surge in the upcoming years.

After reviewing the data shown below, it can be determined that the North America region dominates the Drone in a Box market for the following reasons.
In the North American region, there is a potential surge expected in the Drone in a Box market in the upcoming years. This surge is attributed to the integration of drones into the US military, where they are utilized not only for navigation through rough terrain but also for surveillance of specific regions. This deployment helps reduce direct enemy contact, leading to a significant boost in the market. Additionally, the adoption of drones in the medical sector in the US has increased over time.
In Europe, the number of online shoppers is estimated to range between 300 million and 340 million, with a total of 450 million potential shoppers. Given that most online purchases are directly delivered to customers, the last mile delivery process, referring to the movement of goods from a transportation hub to their final destination, has become crucial in the industry. The concept of using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or drones, for last mile delivery is gaining traction. The utilization of drones for parcel delivery holds the potential to reduce delivery costs by eliminating driver or truck expenses, alleviating congestion, and minimizing missed deliveries due to the rapid delivery facilitated by this technology. Consequently, the market for Drone in a Box is experiencing significant growth in the European region.
By improving vaccine effectiveness, reducing costs, and increasing vaccine availability, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly known as drones, have the potential to revolutionize the delivery of vaccines and healthcare services. They can navigate rugged terrains, reduce labour requirements, maintain proper cold-chain conditions, and replace vehicle fleets with high maintenance and fuel costs. Additionally, outsourcing vaccine supply chain logistics to the private sector has been found to lower distribution costs and enhance vaccine availability at service delivery points. In Ghana, a recent impact assessment revealed that a drone-supported health supply chain system reduced the number of days without medical products at health clinics and minimized instances of patients being turned away due to vaccine stockouts. This assessment revealed the effectiveness of drone-supported logistics in improving access to vaccines in the Western North Region of Ghana. Given these benefits, drones are increasingly employed to streamline healthcare supply chains and facilitate vaccine delivery in low-income countries. As a result, the Drone in a Box market is gaining significant traction in the Africa region.

By Type

Based on the Type, the Drone in a Box market is bifurcated by Multirotor, Fixed Wing, Single Rotor, Tactical Drones and Target and Decoy Drones– where Multirotor is dominating and ahead in terms of share.The dominance of the Multirotor type of drones is due to several reasons. Multi-rotors are easy to fly, capable of vertical take offs and landings, and can perform autonomous flights with high accessibility and great camera control. As a result, multirotor drones dominate the type segment within the Drone in a Box market.

By Solutions

Based on the Solutions, the Drone in a Box market is bifurcated by Hardware, Software and Service– where Hardware is dominating and ahead in terms of share.The surge in the Drone in a Box market is largely attributable to continuous advancements in drone technology. Improved sensors, cameras, efficient flight controllers, longer flight endurance, and other advanced hardware capabilities have played a significant role in this growth. Industries such as mining, security, construction, agriculture, and utilities find drones particularly suitable. Their capacity to uphold situational awareness over sites while minimizing the requirement for on-site personnel renders them valuable for various applications. Which is why Hardware solutions hold the top share within the solution segment of the Drone in a Box market.

By Application

Based on the Application, the Drone in a Box market is bifurcated by LiDAR, Surveying and Mapping, Security and Emergency Response, Thermal Imaging, Inspection and Monitoring– where Hardware is dominating and ahead in terms of share.The widespread adoption of thermal remote sensing across sectors such as agriculture, for capturing thermal images, has led to the identification of surface temperature as a rapid response variable for monitoring plant growth and stress. Additionally, the utilization of thermal infrared imaging with drones has shown potential to enhance the detection of individuals and accuracy of population abundance estimates for primate species at a lower cost. This has resulted in a significant surge in the thermal imaging segment within the application segment of the Drone in a Box market.

By End Users

Based on the End User, the Drone in a Box market is bifurcated by Defence, Agriculture, Construction & Minning, Oil & Gas, Medical Services, Transportation & Logistics, Homeland Security and Others– where Construction and Mining is dominating and ahead in terms of share. Drone-based technology solutions in the mining sector have the potential to drastically decrease manual labour across various tasks. These include spatial surveying, geotechnical assessment, slope monitoring, collection of surface and sub-surface data, sample collection, pipeline and conveyor belt inspection, aerial mapping of mineral prospect zones, disaster mitigation, management and monitoring, machine life tracking, infrastructure structural monitoring, mine and mill safety, and security surveillance. Consequently, the construction and mining segment dominates the end-user segment within the Drone in a Box market.

Key Players

• Airobotics
• American Robotics, Inc.
• SkyX
• Azur Drones
• ECA Group


Increasing Demand
The market's growth is being fueled by the increasing demand for Drone in a Box technology across various sectors, including construction, security, and industrial infrastructure. The emergence of Drone in a Box technology is reshaping the landscape of autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). This development has made the drones to operate autonomously, taking off and returning from the contained boxes leading to a surge in the Drone in a Box market.


Technological Advancements
Drones, or micro unmanned aerial vehicles, have witnessed advancements in their technical capabilities and an expansion of their range of applications. Their ability to fly long distances, compact size, mobility, and payload options have broadened their potential uses from personal to military applications. Drones now play a significant role in modern life due to their affordability and ease of use across various sectors. They are utilized in official government tasks like border security and wildfire surveillance, as well as in civilian private sector activities such as first aid, disaster management, monitoring crowded places, farming, delivery services, internet communications, and filmmaking in general.

Report Attribute Details
Market Value in 2023 1.55 Billion
Forecast in 2032 5.50 Billion
CAGR CAGR of 37% from 2024 to 2032
Base Year of forecast 2023
Historical 2019-2022
Units Revenue in USD Million and CAGR from 2024 to 2032
Report Coverage Revenue forecast, Industry outlook, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Scope By Type, By Solution, By Application, By End User
Regions Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, SA and MEA
Key Companies profiled • Airobotics
• American Robotics, Inc.
• SkyX
• Azur Drones
• ECA Group

Table of Contents
1 Market Overview
2 Market Drivers
3 Market Restraints
4 Market Challenges
5 Market Opportunities
5.3 Porter’s Five Analysis
5.4 Covid-19 Impact
6 Drone in a Box Market, By Type
6.1. Multirotor
6.2. Fixed Wing
6.3. Single Rotor
6.4. Tactical Drones
6.5. Target and Decoy Drones
7 Drone in a Box Market, By Solution
7.1. Hardware
7.2. Software
7.3. Service
8 Drone in a Box Market, By Application
8.1. LiDAR
8.2. Surveying and Mapping
8.3. Security and Emergency Response
8.4. Thermal Imaging
8.5. Inspection
8.6. Monitoring
9 Drone in a Box Market, By End User
9.1. Defence
9.2. Agriculture
9.3. Construction & Minning
9.4. Oil & Gas
9.5. Medical Services
9.6. Transportation & Logistics
9.7. Homeland Security
9.8. Others
10 Major Developments and Strategic Initiatives
11 Market Positioning
12 Market Share Analysis
13 North America
13.1. U.S.
13.2. Canada
13.3. Mexico
13.4. Europe
13.5. Germany
13.6. UK
13.7. Spain
13.8. Russia
13.9. France
13.10. Italy
14 Asia Pacific
14.1. China
14.2. Japan
14.3. India
14.4. South Korea
14.5. Australia
14.6. CSA
14.7. Brazil
14.8. Argentina
15 MEA
15.1. UAE
15.2. Saudi Arabia
15.3. South Africa
16 Company Profiles
17 Airobotics
17.1.1. Company Overview
17.1.2. Financial Performance
17.1.3. Product Portfolio
17.1.4. Strategic Initiatives
17.2. American Robotics, Inc.
17.2.1. Company Overview
17.2.2. Financial Performance
17.2.3. Product Portfolio
17.2.4. Strategic Initiatives
17.3. SkyX
17.3.1. Company Overview
17.3.2. Financial Performance
17.3.3. Product Portfolio
17.3.4. Strategic Initiatives
17.4. Azur Drones
17.4.1. Company Overview
17.4.2. Financial Performance
17.4.3. Product Portfolio
17.4.4. Strategic Initiatives
17.5. ECA Group
17.5.1. Company Overview
17.5.2. Financial Performance
17.5.3. Product Portfolio
17.5.4. Strategic Initiatives