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Check for Discount on Commercial Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS): Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2012 to 2018 report by WinterGreen Research.

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  • 1. Commercial Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS): Market Shares,Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2012 to 2018 WinterGreen Research announces that it has published a new study Commercial Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS): Market Shares, Strategy, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2012 to 2018. The 2012 study has 794 pages, 288 tables and figures. Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as the commercial unmanned aerial systems provide a way to automate surveillance of wide areas and implement strategic mapping and first responder support. Small unit surveillance, urban monitoring, force protection, and aerial mapping are core uses for commercial unmanned aerial systems. Commercial UAS are designed to offer interchangeable payloads: Meteorological, air samplings, IR monitoring and emergency are the most common uses for helicopter UAS. Harbor & border control, area & event security, search & rescue, out- reach Surveillance, and damage assessment are applications for the technology. Monitoring the security of vast pipelines or patrolling borders are applications. The intuitive and accessible technology of the various commercial unmanned aerial systems (UAS) makes them a choice for civil users. Drones have made their mark as military air force units for air strikes, but they promise to be aircraft with multiple commercial uses. They are used by governments. Human rights activists, environmental groups and journalists are using drones in their work. Drones can fly above news events to capture images that reporters may not be able to get close to on the ground. As with all military technology, the UAS is evolving commercial uses. While much of the spending on the high tech units is still military spending, there are smaller more affordable units that are evolving a market presence in commercial UAS. Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are remotely piloted or self-piloted aircraft that can carry cameras, sensors, communications equipment or other payloads. UAVs are smaller than manned aircraft. They are cost-effectively stored and transported. UAVs make significant contributions to the fighting capability of operational war forces Drones are technically known as unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs. These aircraft, however, are used for air strikes, they are used by governments. Human rights activists, environmental groups and journalists are using drones in their work. Drones can fly above news events to capture images that reporters may not be able to get close to on the ground. UAS drone is used in the deserts of Yemen or the mountains of Afghanistan. There are 64 drone bases in the US. That includes 12 locations housing Predator and Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles. Drones can be armed. bases are used as remote cockpits to control the robotic aircraft overseas, for drone pilot training. Others serve as analysis depots.
  • 2. Growth in unmanned combat aerial vehicles (UCAV) has coincided with an increase inendurance limit and an increase in mission capabilities of UAVs. In general, there has been anincrease in awareness and mission capabilities of UAVs creating an equation for growth. UAVscan perform missions without risking human life.High altitude long endurance (HALE) UAV provides a cost effective and persistent capability tocollect and disseminate high quality data across wide areas. Solar powered UAVs have ademonstrated endurance of more than 300 hoursAccording to Susan Eustis, lead author of the WinterGreen Research team that prepared thecommercial unmanned aircraft market research study, “Commercial unmanned aircraft aresmall, light, speedy devices able to field many different payloads for mapping, surveillance, anddelivery. Commercial unmanned aircraft promise to proliferate, paving the way for a new worldorder based on innovation. The commercial unmanned aircraft are perhaps the most innovative,most interesting technology emerging.”Unmanned aircraft systems promise to achieve a more significant aspect of commercialpresence. Markets at $363.7 million are anticipated to reach $2.8 billion by 2018. Growth willcome as the lighter and less expensive devices are performing commercial tasks remotely, withless cost and more versatility than is available in any other manner.WinterGreen Research is an independent research organization funded by the sale of marketresearch studies all over the world and by the implementation of ROI models that are used tocalculate the total cost of ownership of equipment, services, and software. The company has 35distributors worldwide, including Global Information Info Shop, Market, Researchand Markets, Bloomberg, and Thompson Financial.Report MethodologyThis is the 517th report in a series of primary market research reports that provide forecasts incommunications, telecommunications, the Internet, computer, software, telephone equipment,health equipment, and energy. Automated process and significant growth potential arepriorities in topic selection. The project leaders take direct responsibility for writing andpreparing each report. They have significant experience preparing industry studies. Forecastsare based on primary research and proprietary data bases.The primary research is conducted by talking to customers, distributors and companies. Thesurvey data is not enough to make accurate assessment of market size, so WinterGreenResearch looks at the value of shipments and the average price to achieve market assessments.Our track record in achieving accuracy is unsurpassed in the industry. We are known for beingable to develop accurate market shares and projections. This is our specialty.The analyst process is concentrated on getting good market numbers. This process involveslooking at the markets from several different perspectives, including vendor shipments. Theinterview process is an essential aspect as well. We do have a lot of granular analysis of thedifferent shipments by vendor in the study and addenda prepared after the study was publishedif that is appropriate.
  • 3. Forecasts reflect analysis of the market trends in the segment and related segments. Unit anddollar shipments are analyzed through consideration of dollar volume of each marketparticipant in the segment. Installed base analysis and unit analysis is based on interviews andan information search. Market share analysis includes conversations with key customers ofproducts, industry segment leaders, marketing directors, distributors, leading marketparticipants, opinion leaders, and companies seeking to develop measurable market share.Over 200 in depth interviews are conducted for each report with a broad range of keyparticipants and industry leaders in the market segment. We establish accurate marketforecasts based on economic and market conditions as a base. Use input/output ratios, flowcharts, and other economic methods to quantify data. Use in-house analysts who meet stringentquality standards.Interviewing key industry participants, experts and end-users is a central part of the study. Ourresearch includes access to large proprietary databases. Literature search includes analysis oftrade publications, government reports, and corporate literature.Findings and conclusions of this report are based on information gathered from industrysources, including manufacturers, distributors, partners, opinion leaders, and users. Interviewdata was combined with information gathered through an extensive review of internet andprinted sources such as trade publications, trade associations, company literature, and onlinedatabases. The projections contained in this report are checked from top down and bottom upanalysis to be sure there is congruence from that perspective.The base year for analysis and projection is 2010. With 2010 and several years prior to that as abaseline, market projections were developed for 2011 through 2017. These projections arebased on a combination of a consensus among the opinion leader contacts interviewedcombined with understanding of the key market drivers and their impact from a historical andanalytical perspective. The analytical methodologies used to generate the market estimates arebased on penetration analyses, similar market analyses, and delta calculations to supplementindependent and dependent variable analysis. All analyses are displaying selected descriptionsof products and services.This research includes referencde to an ROI model that is part of a series that provides ITsystems financial planners access to information that supports analysis of all the numbers thatimpact management of a product launch or large and complex data center. The methodologyused in the models relates to having a sophisticated analytical technique for understanding theimpact of workload on processor consumption and cost.WinterGreen Research has looked at the metrics and independent research to developassumptions that reflect the actual anticipated usage and cost of systems. Comparative analysesreflect the input of these values into models.The variables and assumptions provided in the market research study and the ROI models arebased on extensive experience in providing research to large enterprise organizations and datacenters. The ROI models have lists of servers from different manufacturers, Systems z models
  • 4. from IBM, and labor costs by category around the world. This information has been developed from WinterGreen research proprietary data bases constructed as a result of preparing market research studies that address the software, energy, healthcare, telecommunications, and hardware businesses.Get more information @ DetailsPublished: July 2012No. of Pages: 794Price: Single User License: US$3700 Corporate User License: US$7400Table of ContentsCommercial Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)Executive Summary ES-1Commercial Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) ES-1UAV Innovation: Solar Powered Endurance of 300 Hours ES-3Commercial Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Market Shares ES-9Commercial Unmanned Aircraft Market Forecasts ES-10New World Order Built On The Globally Integrated Enterprise1. Commercial Unmanned AerialSystems (UAS) Market Description and MarketDynamics1.1 UAS Offices at FAA 1-11.1.1UAS Sense and Avoid Evolution 1-21.1.2UAS Operational and Safety Impacts for GeneralAviation Aircraft GA Access 1-21.1.3US Commitment to Unmanned Aerial Vehicles 1-61.2 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) 1-71.2.1Western Defense 1-71.2.2US Changes Military Spending Patterns 1-81.2.3Funding By U.S. Department Of Defense (DOD)Shifts to Department of State 1-91.2.4Chinese Unmanned Aircraft (UAS) Positioning 1-91.3 Pre-Position UASs In Key Strategic Locations 1-11
  • 5. 1.3.1Maritime Air Take-Off and Landing: 1-111.3.2Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Aerial Refueling 1-121.3.3Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Enhanced StrikeCapability and Payloads 1-121.3.4Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Enhanced Resilience 1-141.3.5Increased Use Of Stealth 1-141.3.6Small and Micro-UASs 1-151.3.7Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Organization,Culture and CONOPS: 1-151.4 Network Centric Warfare Enablers 1-161.4.1Chemical, Biological and Radiological Detection 1-161.4.2Urban Warfare 1-161.5 Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Classification 1-181.5.1United States Military Tier System For Categorizing UAVs 1-201.6 Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) SAR: Surveillance and Reconnaissance 1-231.6.1Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Perimeter Surveillance 1-241.6.2Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs) Surveillance 1-251.6.3Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Transport 1-261.7 UAS Commercial Applications 1-271.8 Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Mapping 1-281.8.1Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Traffic Monitoring 1-301.8.2Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Agriculture Mapping 1-311.8.3Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Homeland Security 1-321.8.4Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) for Scientific Research 1-351.9 Globalization and Technology 1-361.9.1Proliferation of Conventional Military Technologies intoCommercial Tasks 1-371.9.2UASs General Roles 1-371.10Border Patrol: 1-381.11 Development Of Lighter Yet More Powerful Power Sources For UASs2. Commercial Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)Market Shares and Forecasts 2-12.1 Commercial Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) 2-12.1.1UAV Innovation: Solar Powered Endurance of 300 Hours 2-32.2 Commercial Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Market Shares 2-92.2.1Textron /AAI 2-132.2.2Textron Systems AAI Shadow 200 TUAS 2-142.2.3Textron Systems AeroVironment AV’s Family of Small UAS 2-142.2.4Boeing A160 Hummingbird Helicopter 2-152.2.5Aurora Flight Sciences Odysseus Solar-Powered Aircraft 2-162.2.6Draganflyer X4 UAV 2-162.2.7Draganfly X4 2-172.2.8Insitu 2-192.2.9DRS Unmanned Technologies Ground Control Stations 2-192.2.10 Proxy Aviation Systems 2-202.2.11 Northrop Grumman Global Hawk 2-20
  • 6. 2.2.12 Northrop Grumman 2-222.2.13 Northrop Grumman Bat 3 2-222.2.14 General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Sky Warrior® UAS 2-232.2.15 General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) Avenger 2-242.2.16 General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI)GA-ASI Sky Warrior Alpha and Sky Warrior UAS 2-252.2.17 General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Predators 2-252.2.18 BAE Systems 2-272.3 Commercial Unmanned Aircraft Market Forecasts 2-272.3.1UAS 1 Million Flight Hours 2-312.3.2Commercial Unmanned Aerial SystemsMarket Industry Segments 2-342.3.3New World Order Built On The GloballyIntegrated Enterprise 2-432.3.4UAS and ISR Market Wing Based Subsegments 2-452.3.5Section 1098--Unmanned Aerial Systems andNational Airspace 2-452.3.6Helicopter Unmanned Aircraft 2-462.3.7Unmanned Aerial Systems Segments 2-462.3.8Challenges For Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) 2-472.3.9Issues Addressed By The UAS Task Force: UASAccess to National Airspace System 2-482.3.10 Section 1098--Unmanned Aerial Systems and National Airspace 2-512.3.11 UAS Target Markets 2-522.4 UAS Pricing 2-582.4.1UAS Pricing 2-582.4.2Fighter Jets Are Complex Aircraft Providing Models forCommercial UAS 2-602.5 Commercial Unmanned Airplane Regional Market Analysis 2-642.5.1U.S Accounts for 73 Percent Of The Worldwide Research, Development, Test, And Evaluation(RDT&E) Spending On UAV Technology 2-652.5.2Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Industry Regional Summary 2-672.5.3UAS Marketplace Moving Target 2-69For more details Contact: