CBRN Defense Market by Type (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear), Application (Law Enforcement, Military Forces, and First Responders), Equipment (Protective Wearables, Respiratory Systems, and Decontamination Systems): Global Market Size Estimates and Forecast (2019–2030)

BMIRE00025906 | Pages: 100 | Aerospace and Defense | Sep 2022 | Type: Global | Status: Published

The market is expected to cross US$ 18.87 billion in 2022 and is projected to hit US$ 29.30 billion by 2030, recording a CAGR of 5.7% during the forecast period.

The Growing Adoption of CBRNE Defense Solutions by Armed Forces and Law Enforcement Agencies Catalyzing the Market Growth.

The increase in demand for CBRN solutions by armed forces which is supported by rising need for safety of armed personnel is one of the major factors supporting the market growth. The adoption of CBRN protective masks and other wearables such as ballistic helmets or tactical masks across various armed forces is propelled by rising military investments towards the procurement of CRBN protection technologies. Further the increase in defense expenditure is another major factor supporting the investments in CBRN defense technologies by armed forces is another major factor supporting the market growth.

Within the report, the market is segmented into type, application, equipment, and geography. By type, the market is segmented into chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear. Based on application, the market is segmented into law enforcement, military forces, and first responders. Based on equipment, the market is segmented into protective wearables, respiratory systems, decontamination systems, simulator systems, and others. Geographically, the market is sub-segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa.

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Innovative Solutions with Enhanced Capabilities to Provide Future Opportunities for Market Vendors During the Forecast Period.

Several CBRN defense solution market players are focusing on the development of innovative solutions such as tactical communication masks with CBRN capabilities. For instance, Avon Protection provides TMC tactical communications system that enables users to connect their Avon respirators quickly and effectively to tactical radio communications equipment. Furthermore, in June 2022, Avon Protection launched a new line of CBRN protective garments designed to keep operators safe from chemical threats in high-risk environments. The product range operates under the brand name EXOSKIN which is designed to protect the military users without compromising the wearer’s tactical agility in the field. Such developments across the market are generating awareness for the adoption of new technologies in the CBRN defense sector.

Lack of Government Support and Lack of Vendors Across Some Countries is One of the Major Restraining Factors of the CBRN Defense Market.

The lack of government support for R&D or assurance of orders of approved CBRN defense products is one of the major factors hampering the market growth and generating several challenges for market vendors across the world. For instance, CBRN is a low demand however high-impact sector wherein private vendors often face a lot of challenges while entering the market due to certification and qualification issues from the regulatory authorities. As there are not many vendors in this market across majority of the countries, several existing vendors are focusing on catering to the emerging market demands and remain competitive in the market by capturing major contracts from commercial, civil, and military end users.

Recent Strategic Developments in CBRN Defense Market

The CBRN defense market has undergone several significant developments, and a few of these have been mentioned below:

  • In July 2021, Argon Electronics (UK) Ltd. won a two-year contract from UK Ministry of Defense (UK MoD) for a wide range of CBRN training equipment previously provided to UK MoD.
  • In August 2019, Avon Protection announced that it has completed the acquisition of 3M’s Ballistic Protection Business and the rights to itsCeradyne brand. 
  • In November 2017, the US DoD awarded a US$ 8.27 billion ten-year contract to multiple vendors wherein Advanced Technology System Company (ATSC) will supply chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and enhanced conventional weapons defense systems, equipment, and materials.

The CBRN defense market is driven by several players by implementing strategic activities such as investments, new launches, mergers & acquisitions, and partnerships. Avon Protection, Advanced Technology System Company (ATSC), Argon Electronics (UK) Ltd., Bruker Corporation, Blucher GmbH, Leidos, MSA Safety Inc., Saab AB, Thales Group, and Teledyne FLIR LLC are among the prominent players operating in the market.

Target audience for the report:

  • CBRN protective wear manufacturers
  • CBRN respiratory system manufacturers
  • CBRN decontamination system manufacturers
  • CBRN simulator manufacturers
  • CBRN related associations, organizations, forums, and alliances
  • Government bodies, such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Venture capitalists, private equity firms, and start-up companies
  • Research institutes, organizations, and consulting companies

Scope of the report:

In this report, the market has been segmented on the basis of:

  • Type:
    • Chemical
    • Biological
    • Radiological
    • Nuclear
  • Application
    • Law Enforcement
    • Military Forces
    • First Responders
  • Equipment
    • Protective Wearables
    • Respiratory Systems
    • Decontamination Systems
    • Simulator Systems
    • Others
  • Region
    • North America
      • US
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • Europe
    • Asia Pacific (APAC)
    • Middle East & Africa
    • South America
  • Companies profiled
    • Avon Protection
    • Advanced Technology System Company (ATSC)
    • Argon Electronics (UK) Ltd.
    • Leidos
    • Thales Group
  • Avon Protection
  • Advanced Technology System Company (ATSC)
  • Argon Electronics (UK) Ltd.
  • Leidos
  • Thales Group
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