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

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Space Vehicle & Missile Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 33641b | Mar 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 can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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In the next five years, demand for industry products will likely slow due to the United States' withdrawal from Iraq, reduced government spending on defense and the aftereffects of the economic slowdown. However, ongoing conflicts in Afghanistan and other countries and increased spacecraft development by private companies will keep the industry in orbit... purchase to read more

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Missile systems

Aggregate revenue from complete missile sales, research and development is expected to reach 34.0% 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 either 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 systemsSpace ground equipmentOther 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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