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    Non-Lethal Weapons Market Growth Analysis

    Non-Lethal Weapons Market Growth Analysis
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    Market Insights

    The Non-Lethal Weapons Market was estimated at US$ 7.5 billion in 2021 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.7% during 2022-2028 to reach US$ ~12.3 billion in 2028.

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    What are non-lethal weapons?

    Non-lethal weapons are acknowledged and understood to have a less terminal degree in weaponry as a component of the worldwide market. These weapons, unlike deadly weapons, can result in casualties. Non-lethal weapons are also acknowledged for significantly reducing the number of deaths. These market weapons are meant to cause momentary hurt or injury to anyone. During the forecast period, which will conclude in 2028, non-lethal weapons are mostly used for crowd dispersal, suppressing civil conflicts, and other purposes such as controlling unlawful protests against governments and their directives to maintain law and order in the worldwide market premises.

    Market Dynamics

    The growth in unrest worldwide due to various contentious laws and legislations enacted by governments worldwide has increased the need for weapons with a low risk of casualties. Human rights lawmakers and governments have approved regulations requiring the use of weapons that pose less danger of killing a suspect across numerous security and defense departments. Non-lethal weapons such as batons, pepper spray, and stun guns are a compact, economical, portable, and legal self-defense alternative in hazardous situations. Non-lethal weapons are very important in providing personal security for security workers. Furthermore, non-lethal weapons are the initial line of defense against an attack.

    Covid-19 Impact

    To stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus, governments throughout the world implemented stringent lockdowns and made social distancing essential. As a result, private and commercial security businesses were among the most adversely impacted by the epidemic, with early investment declines. During the coronavirus pandemic, however, multiple uprisings and clashes with the government were seen worldwide, and law enforcement organizations used non-lethal weaponry to manage the situations. The epidemic has hastened the introduction of non-lethal tactics, as non-lethal and less-lethal weaponry serves as a more compassionate alternative to guns in riot control operations.

    The pandemic has been a difficult moment for the non-lethal weapons business, which is hoping to thrive throughout the predicted period. Furthermore, trends indicate that advanced nations' diminishing military budgets are further testing the market's capacity to create and promote as predicted for the period ending in 2028.

    Furthermore, growing investments by government sectors associated with defense entities primarily support the non-lethal weapons market outlook. Non-lethal weapons will expand rapidly in the future because of rising demand from states worldwide to safeguard the military and preserve global peace.

    On the other hand, non-lethal weapons are prohibited in several nations. For example, stun guns, pepper sprays, and TASERs are not authorized for use even for self-defense in New Zealand and Hawaii; however, they are lawful in Illinois with some limits as described in Illinois Stun Gun Laws. Carrying Tasers is legal in other states, including Massachusetts and Michigan, but you must have a weapons license. Furthermore, gun regulations vary by jurisdiction, and some states have classified non-lethal weapons as unlawful, thus limiting the adoption of non-lethal weapons in the United States.

    Government and market players have made numerous investments in the industry in recent years that would boost the overall market. Some of them are:

    • Rising investments in market segments are assisting in boosting the quality of sector items and enhancing their capacity to suit the rising wants of the worldwide target audience, particularly throughout the forecast period that will conclude in 2028. The law enforcement category is expected to emerge and rise as the highest market share in 2019, as these organizations are typically ordered for processes such as restricting, subduing, or hindering the related danger rather than neutralizing it.

    • Military spending in several affluent nations has grown dramatically, and this trend is anticipated to continue in the future years. According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) 2020, the United States, China, India, Russia, and the United Kingdom are the top five nations in terms of military spending as a proportion of GDP.

    Segments Analysis

    By Type

    Direct contact weapons and directed energy weapons are included in the non-lethal weapons market share type category.

    By Technology Type

    The non-lethal weapons industry has been divided into technological segments, including market advances such as electromagnetic, mechanical, and kinetic, as well as chemicals.

    By End-User Type

    The end-user industry has split the non-lethal weapons market and includes military and law enforcement as significant demand groups for market items and services.

    Regional Analysis

    In terms of regions, North America is likely to maintain its supremacy in the non-lethal weapons market throughout the forecast period.  The non-lethal weapons industry trends reveal that the US Department of Defense (DOD) is increasingly focusing on the large-scale development of less-lethal weapons. These weapons include the PHASR Rifle, which has recently gained popularity. It has been reported that this has resulted in a large increase in demand in this region, particularly during the projected period, which is expected to finish in 2028. Furthermore, the US market is growing as the region's single largest market for non-lethal weapons, emerging as one of the most significant causes of market growth. Law enforcement agencies are anticipated to rely heavily on non-lethal weaponry to suppress violent crimes in the country.

    Concurrently, the Non-Lethal Weapons market in the Asia Pacific is anticipated to expand at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. The Asia-Pacific region is predicted to demonstrate the greatest growth rate in non-lethal weapons market operations over the historic forecast period in 2020. The worldwide market is predicted to follow similar patterns, and as a result, the Asia-Pacific region is expected to experience significant market expansion. Because of the steps implemented by various Asia-Pacific nations such as India, China, Australia, and South Korea, the Asian-Pacific market is predicted to develop at the fastest CAGR.

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    Key Players

    There is stiff competition in the non-lethal weapons market. The growth of the companies is directly dependent on industry conditions and government support. These companies differentiate their non-lethal weapons based on their quality and penetration in the target and emerging markets. Also, some major mergers and acquisitions in the industry recently have significantly influenced the competitive dynamics. For example:

    • In 2021, Rheinmetall demonstrated the Spectac product, an invention for a new non-lethal effector. This rectangular stun grenade has been built specifically for military and law enforcement elite operators. The product is waterproof up to a depth of 20 meters.
    • PepperBall introduced the all-new PepperBall Patrol Carbine in 2022. (PPC). The PPC provides cops with a non-lethal choice ideal for routine patrol and tactical scenarios due to its lightweight construction and reliable accuracy.

    The overall competitive landscape has been affected due to these mergers and acquisitions. The following are the major players in the non-lethal weapons market:

    • Armament Systems & Procedures Inc (US)
    • Amtec Less-Lethal Systems Inc. (US)
    • Lamperd Less Lethal Inc. (Canada)
    • Mission Less Lethal Technologies (US)
    • Combined Systems Inc. (US)
    • FN Herstal S.A. (Belgium)
    • Nonlethal Technologies Inc. (US)
    • Axon Enterprise Inc. (US)
    • Condor Non-Lethal Technologies (Brazil)
    • United Tactical Systems LLC (US)

    Research Methodology

    This report offers high-quality insights and is the outcome of a detailed research methodology comprising extensive secondary research, rigorous primary interviews with industry stakeholders, and validation and triangulation with Stratview Research’s internal database and statistical tools. More than 1,000 authenticated secondary sources, such as company annual reports, fact books, press releases, journals, investor presentations, white papers, patents, and articles, have been leveraged to gather the data. We conducted more than 15 detailed primary interviews with the market players across the value chain in all four regions and industry experts to obtain both qualitative and quantitative insights.

    Report Features

    This report provides market intelligence in the most comprehensive way. The report structure has been kept such that it offers maximum business value. It provides critical insights into the market dynamics and will enable strategic decision-making for the existing market players as well as those willing to enter the market.

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    In-depth Analysis of the Non-Lethal Weapons Market 

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    Global, regional, and country-level historical data and forecasts

    Which are the most attractive market segments?

    Market segment analysis and Forecast

    Which are the top players and their market positioning?

    Competitive landscape analysis, Market share analysis

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    Porter’s five forces analysis, PEST analysis, Life cycle analysis

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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    The non-lethal weapons market is estimated to grow at a healthy CAGR of 7.7% over the next five years.

    Armament Systems & Procedures Inc (US), Amtec Less-Lethal Systems Inc. (US), Lamperd Less Lethal Inc. (Canada), Mission Less Lethal Technologies (US), Combined Systems Inc. (US), FN Herstal S.A. (Belgium), Nonlethal Technologies Inc. (US), Axon Enterprise Inc. (US), Condor Non-Lethal Technologies (Brazil), United Tactical Systems LLC (US) are some of the key players in the non-lethal weapons market.

    North America is likely to maintain its supremacy in the non-lethal weapons market throughout the forecast period.

    Asia Pacific is anticipated to expand at the highest CAGR in the non-lethal weapons market during the forecast period.

    The non-lethal weapons market has been segmented into five regions: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South East and Africa, and South America.

    The non-lethal weapons market is likely to reach US$ ~12.3 billion in 2028.


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