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Deep success: Ongoing product improvements and increasing commercial use will spur growth

IBISWorld’s Autonomous Underwater Vehicle 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 Threats & Opportunities

  • Commercial uses for AUVs will contribute to high growth in the next five years
  • Smaller, more energy-efficient vehicles are being developed, increasing the potential uses for AUVs
  • Despite a shrinking military budget, funding for unmanned surveillance equipment will remain

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) Manufacturing industry is dominated by a few small operators. AUVs have historically been used for a limited number of tasks due to the technology available. However, as uses are increasing with better technology, the industry is rapidly growing. Strong revenue growth will continue over the next five years as AUVs are increasingly used in commercial scenarios...

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    Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Manufacturing industry has a low to moderate level of concentration, defined as the four largest players accounting for just below 40.0% of total industry revenue. Major players Kongsberg Maritime, General Dynamics Mission Systems and Lockheed Martin combined represent just over 32.0% of industry revenue. Over the past five years, concentration has mostly increased as companies like General Dynamic won large defense contracts and acquired other players. The total market size is small, with only 15 firms operating domestically with $320.0 million in revenue. Fur..

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    Additional Insights for the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Manufacturing Industry are

  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Federal funding for defense and Demand from oil drilling and gas extraction in the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry includes companies that manufacture autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), which are vessels that travel underwater without an operator and with its own power source. AUVs are used for commercial purposes, mainly in the oil and gas industries, military use and research purposes.

    Industry Products
    AUVs operating in up to 30m of water
    AUVs operating in up to 200m of water
    AUVs operating in greater than 200m of water
    Industry Activities
    Providing AUV maintenance services
    Manufacturing AUVs for depths less than 200m
    Manufacturing AUVs for depths greater than 200m

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Federal funding for defense
  • Demand from oil drilling and gas extraction
  • Research and development expenditure
  • Price of semiconductor and electronic components

  • Current Performance
  • Downstream demand rising
  • Technology change
  • Industry landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand continues to climb
  • Industry expansion
  • Table: Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Oil Drilling & Gas Extraction
  • Scientific Research & Development
  • Public Administration
  • Colleges & Universities

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Circuit Board & Electronic Component Manufacturing
  • Computer Manufacturing
  • Iron & Steel Manufacturing
  • Molybdenum & Metal Ore Mining
  • Semiconductor & Circuit Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • AUVs operating in up to 200m of water
  • AUVs operating in greater than 200m of water
  • AUVs operating in up to 30m of water
  • Chart: Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Military/Security market
  • Civil and commercial market
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Labor
  • Purchases
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and TrainingGeneral Dynamics Mission SystemsKongsberg Maritime
  • Table: Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training - financial performance
  • Table: General Dynamics Mission Systems - financial performance
  • Table: Kongsberg Maritime - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Federal funding for defense (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (Auv)
  • An underwater vehicle that operates independently of a supporting boat through automated guidance systems and sensors for a range of military, scientific research and commercial applications.
  • Littoral Combat Ship (Lcs)
  • A US Navy class of combat ships designed for close to shore operations.
  • Remotely Operated Vehicle (Rov)
  • A tethered submersible vehicle supplied with power and controlled directly by a remote operator.
  • Tethered Submersible
  • A vessel that is controlled from the surface by a tether or cable.
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