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Space Vehicle & Missile Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Space Vehicle & Missile Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33641b | Sep 2014

Final frontier: Government funding is on the decline, but space tourism is set to launch

IBISWorld’s Space Vehicle & Missile Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$22bn
Annual Growth 09-14
-1.8%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
70,675
Businesses
84
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Space Vehicle and Missile Manufacturing industry fizzled out over the past five years, as funding for industry programs declined. However, despite less government spending, the industry's commercial space activity has increased, resulting in a rise in the number of industry operators. In the five years to 2019, industry revenue is forecasted to increase, due to climbing demand for communications satellites, exports, new missile and space development programs. In addition, the hardly established space tourism sector is anticipated to play a larger role during the next five years. Nonetheless, decreased federal funding is will continue to threaten industry growth... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Missile systems

Aggregate revenue from complete missile sales, research and development is expected to reach 32.3% of industry revenue in 2014. Missiles can be guided (i.e. a missile that contains the ability to change its flight path) or unguided. Many types of missiles exist, including ballistic missiles that follow a trajectory, cruise missiles, anti-aircraft missiles and aircraft combat missiles. Missiles can be generally classified by their type, launch mode, range, propulsion method, warhead or guidance system.

With respect to a missiles warhead type, the missile can be classified as either conventional or strategic. Long-range missiles, especially those with nuclear warheads, and including ballistic and cruise missiles, are known as strategic missiles... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Space Vehicle & Missile Manufacturing Industry?

The Space Vehicle and Missile Manufacturing industry consists of businesses involved in the manufacture of guided missiles and space vehicles, including the development of prototypes and the manufacture and development of parts, propulsion units and support equipment used in guided missiles and space vehicles.

Industry Products
Missile systemsSatellitesLaunch systemsOther space systems
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing complete guided missilesManufacturing complete space vehiclesResearching and developing complete missilesManufacturing missile and space vehicle propulsion unitsManufacturing missile and space vehicle components and partsResearching and developing missile and space vehicle propulsion unitsResearching and developing missile and space vehicle components and partsManufacturing and development of space ground equipment


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