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    Microwave Tubes Market Report

    Microwave Tubes Market Report
    Report code - SR2097 Published On : Feb,2023 No. of Pages: 126
    Microwave Tubes Market Size, Share, Trend, Forecast, Competitive Analysis, and Growth Oppo See more...

    Market Highlights

    The microwave tubes market is estimated to grow from USD 1.2 billion in 2021 and is likely to grow at a CAGR of 6.1% during 2022-2027 to reach USD 1.8 billion by 2027.


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    What is a microwave tube?

    Microwave tubes amplify and generate higher frequencies in the microwave range of the frequency system. In a microwave tube when energized, the electrons get emitted from the cathode and remain focused on the control grid. They are high-vacuum tubes designed for operation in the frequency region from approximately 3,000 to 300,000 MHz. They are also known as power grid tubes or electron guns. Electron guns generate linear beam tubes. Emitted electrons are then focused on a low-control grid. To accelerate the electron beams, an extremely high positive DC voltage is applied to the accelerator and the buncher grid, which then superimposes the AC volt over the DC volt, thereby creating an electrostatic field in between the two buncher grids. The frequency present in the microwave tube cavity governs the direction of the electrostatic field. The acceleration and deceleration in the electronic beam depend on the continuous exchange in the electrostatic field.

    Covid-19 Impact

    Amid the pandemic’s wrath, the microwave tubes market witnessed a colossal decline of >17% in 2020. However, the market gradually recouped by the year 2021 with the ramp-up in tube sales. Overall, the microwave tubes market is likely to rebound at a promising CAGR of 6.1% in the long run. 

    Market Dynamics

    The microwave tubes market is driven by a host of factors, some of which are noted below

    • Huge Fleet Size of  Military Aircraft
    • Rising Global Military Expenditure
    • A Significant Increase in the Number of Annual Satellite Launches
    • Growing Medical Device Market
    • Expected Rebound in Aircraft Deliveries
    • Rising Aircraft Fleet Size
    • Upcoming Aircraft Programs

    Segment Analysis

    Tube Trends

    The market is segmented as traveling wave tube, klystron, gyrotron, magnetron, and others. Traveling wave tube accounted for a market share of more than 30% in 2021 & is expected to remain the dominant as well as the fastest-growing segment of the market during the forecast period. A traveling wave tube is a specialized vacuum tube used in electronics to amplify radio frequency signals in the microwave range. One of the major advantages of a traveling wave tube over other microwave tubes is its ability to amplify a wide range of frequencies i.e. a large bandwidth. Traveling wave tubes are preferred in aerospace & defense and communication applications.

    Segment analysis

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    End-use industry Trends

    The market is segmented as aerospace & defense, industrial, communication/space, medical, and others. Aerospace & defense holds a reasonable share of more than 30% in 2021 & is expected to remain the dominant segment of the market during the forecast period. In the aerospace & defense industry, microwave tubes, such as traveling wave tubes, are majorly used for radars, missiles, and electronic countermeasures.

    Regional Insight

    North America occupied a market share of more than 40% in 2021 & is expected to remain the largest market for microwave tubes during the forecast period. It has a presence of a large number of major OEMs, making the region the leading demand generator. Further, significant investment in R&D and new technology developments are likely to consolidate North America’s position in the global market. Europe and Asia-Pacific are also expected to present sizeable opportunities during the forecast period. Asia-Pacific is likely to grow at an impressive rate in the coming years, driven by China, India, and Japan.

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    This report studies the market covering a period of 12 years of trend and forecast. The report provides detailed insights into the market dynamics to enable informed business decision-making and growth strategy formulation based on the opportunities present in the market.

    The microwave tubes market is segmented into the following categories. 

    By Tube Type

    • Travelling Wave Tubes
    • Klystron
    • Gyrotron
    • Magnetron
    • Others

    By End-Use Industry

    • Aerospace & Defense
    • Industrial
    • Communication/Space
    • Medical
    • Others

    By Region

    • North America (Country Analysis: The USA, Canada, and Mexico)
    • Europe (Country Analysis: Germany, France, The UK, Russia, and Rest of Europe)
    • Asia-Pacific (Country Analysis: Japan, China, India, and Rest of Asia-Pacific)
    • Rest of the World (Country Analysis: Brazil, Saudi Arabia, and Others)

    Key Players

    The following are the key players in the microwave tubes market. Most of the major players are providing microwave tubes as well as microwave modules.

    • Thales Group
    • CPI International, Inc.
    • L3Harris technologies (Stellant Group)
    • Teledyne Technologies, Inc.
    • Richardson Electronics, Ltd.

    Research Methodology

    This strategic assessment report, from Stratview Research, provides a comprehensive analysis that reflects today’s microwave tubes market realities and future market possibilities for the forecast period of 2022 to 2027. The report segments and analyzes the market in the most detailed manner in order to provide a panoramic view of the market. The vital data/information provided in the report can play a crucial role for the market participants as well as investors in the identification of the low-hanging fruits available in the market as well as to formulate the growth strategies to expedite their growth process.

    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. The following are the key features of the report:

    • Market structure: Overview, industry life cycle analysis, supply chain analysis.
    • Market environment analysis: Growth drivers and constraints, Porter’s five forces analysis, SWOT analysis.
    • Market trend and forecast analysis.
    • Market segment trend and forecast.
    • Competitive landscape and dynamics: Market share, Product portfolio, New Product Launches, etc.
    • Attractive market segments and associated growth opportunities.
    • Emerging trends.
    • Strategic growth opportunities for the existing and new players.
    • Key success factors.

    Customization Options

    With this detailed report, Stratview Research offers one of the following free customization options to our respectable clients:

    Company Profiling

    • Detailed profiling of additional market players (up to three players)
    • SWOT analysis of key players (up to three players)

    Competitive Benchmarking

    • Benchmarking of key players on the following parameters: Product portfolio, geographical reach, regional presence, and strategic alliances

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    A Bird's Eye View of the Market

    The microwave tubes market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 6.1% during 2022-2027. Aerospace & Defense and communication are likely to be the growth engines of the market.

    Thales Group, CPI International, Inc., L3Harris Technologies (Stellant Group), Richardson Electronics, Ltd., and Teledyne Technologies, Inc. are the leading players in the microwave tubes market.

    North America is estimated to remain dominant in the microwave tubes market in the foreseen future. The USA remains the growth engine of the region's market.