Military Simulation and Training Market Forecasts to 2028 - Global Analysis By Type (Virtual, Live, Constructive and Gaming Simulation Training), Platform (Maritime, Airborne and Land), Environment (Gaming and Synthetic), Solution, Technology, Application and By Geography
Estimated Year Value (2022)
US $13.09 BN
Projected Year Value (2028)
US $20.20 BN
CAGR (2022 - 2028)
North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa
US, Canada, Mexico, Germany, UK, Italy, France, Spain, Japan, China, India, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Rest of Asia Pacific, South America, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Middle East & Africa, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, and South Africa
Highest Growing Market
According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Military Simulation and Training Market is accounted for $13.09 billion in 2022 and is expected to reach $20.20 billion by 2028 growing at a CAGR of 7.5% during the forecast period. Military simulation training makes considerable use of contemporary simulation technology built on computers, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and distributed simulation to imitate the performance of weapon systems, the environment of combat, and fighting itself. By using high-fidelity simulations of their adversary, combat mission, and combat procedure, the department and trainees can experience the environment as an actual installation and as a real fight. This can raise the level of their training. By building a realistic simulated training environment using current science and technology, simulated training can more correctly and objectively reflect the training level of the training unit and has more training pertinence.
According to Defense Ministry of India the procurement of 2 fixed base full mission simulators for the Jaguar aircraft from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). The simulators would be procured for the IAF at a combined cost of INR 357 crore and installed at Air Force Stations in Jamnagar and Gorakhpur.
Acceptance of virtual pilot training to ensure safety
The adoption of virtual pilot instruction was primarily motivated by concerns about safety. Recent years have seen a rise in the relevance of virtual flight training due to its several advantages, including cost-efficiency, real-time training effectiveness, and less environmental impact. Flight simulators in its entirety are used for the majority of aircraft orientation and training. Flight simulation is frequently used by the air force for equipment-use training, including computer-based battlefield training. Most flight exercises have been replaced by simulation training, which flight crews have adopted. The need for simulator-based training to ensure safer flights is growing as a result of the surge in incidents involving fighter jets.
Stringent regulatory approvals
The process of creating a product for the simulators market is drawn out because it takes a long time to create a replica of any proven aircraft. Moreover, OEM certification is needed before flight simulator developers may create a duplicate of an aircraft, which extends the time and expense of development. Additionally, producers need to offer clients items that are versatile and adaptable to their needs while also enabling them to deal with the ever-changing environment of pilot training. It is difficult to provide the necessary simulators on time because they must also adhere to safety and regulatory management constraints.
Development of simulators for unmanned aerial systems (UAS)
The demand for simulators is anticipated to rise along with the demand for autonomous systems in both commercial and defence applications. Very advanced unmanned simulators, irrespective of hardware configurations and able to replicate any UAS with the aid of any sensor operator and payload suite, have been developed by AEgis Technologies Group (US) and Havelsan Inc. (US). These simulators have the capacity to build a simulated battlefield in real time, facilitating initial training, fundamental payload and flight operations, mission rehearsals, and mission planning. However, they must be affordable, able to simulate flight dynamics precisely, have error-tolerant control system architecture, and provide interoperable multi-vehicle simulation.
More time consumption
Building a model for every proven aircraft requires a lot of time, making product development in the simulation market a lengthy process. To build an aircraft model, aircraft simplification engineers also require OEM authorization, which lengthens the development process and increases costs. Manufacturers also need to offer flexible goods that can change to meet the needs of consumers and enable them to adapt to how driver training is evolving. It is challenging for them to produce the necessary characters on time because they also need to stay on top of security and control issues which hinders the growth of the market.
The COVID-19 pandemic has seriously harmed the economies of many nations throughout the world. The production of systems, subsystems, and components for the digital battlefield has also been hampered. Although military simulation and training goods are crucial for defence applications, supply chain interruptions have temporarily stopped their production. Resuming manufacturing operations is dependent on a number of circumstances, including import-export laws, the level at which manufacturing operations are operating, and COVID-19 exposure. While acknowledging the impact of cost and schedule on most programmes, the majority of major players in the military simulation and training market, including Lockheed Martin Corporation (US), Raytheon Technologies (US), and Rheinmetall AG (Germany), have declared that business has largely returned to normal.
The land segment is expected to be the largest during the forecast period
The land segment is estimated to have a lucrative growth, due to the rise in demand for military vehicles across land, sea, and airborne platforms. The introduction of newer generation vehicle platforms is helping some nations modernise their military fleets. The demand for simulation-based training for military personnel on these platforms is being created at the same time, which is boosting the market potential for the associated military simulators.
The aviation segment is expected to have the highest CAGR during the forecast period
The aviation segment is anticipated to witness the fastest CAGR growth during the forecast period, due to the complexity and risk that aeroplanes pose in comparison to other end users. For instance, a single error made by the pilots of a military aircraft during takeoff or landing could result in the loss of complex military equipment, the loss of lives on board, and jeopardise the mission. The military authorities were compelled by this complexity to adopt simulator-based training for pilots. In addition, as more advanced technology are adopted by military aircraft of a newer generation, pilot training may be necessary to ensure that they are conversant with the newest tools and systems.
Region with highest share:
Asia Pacific is projected to hold the largest market share during the forecast period owing to the expansion of military spending in countries like China and India, for instance, has prompted the acquisition of this technology. A focus on offering forces top-tier training that is both inexpensive and effective is also likely to improve regional demand. The Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS) programme, the Sea 1000 future submarine simulators, the J15 and J-13 flight simulators from China, the Rafale simulators and fifth-generation aircraft simulators from India, and other noteworthy endeavours are just a few.
Region with highest CAGR:
North America is projected to have the highest CAGR over the forecast period, owing to the rise in orders from the US and Canada to replace the old navy fleet with new ones and the growth in product exports. A growth in demand for military training programmes also arises from this. This is expected to boost demand for maintenance personnel training in the region during the course of the projected period.
Key players in the market
Some of the key players profiled in the Military Simulation and Training Market include FlightSafety International, Thales Group, BAE Systems PLC, The Boeing Company, Rheinmetall AG, Raytheon Technologies Corporation, Lockheed Martin Corporation, CAE Inc., TRU Simulation + Training Inc., Frasca Flight Simulation, Northrop Grumman Corporation, SAAB AB, Textron Inc, Meggitt PLC, Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.
In October 2021, Rheinmetall and Thales provided 20 contemporary Tiger simulators as well as servicing and maintenance support at sites in Le Luc, Fritzlar, Pau, and Phalsbourg. The 8 full-mission simulators and 12 cockpit procedure trainers enable crews to train using the latest configuration of the aircraft in service.
In June 2021, Varjo Technologies and SAAB AB collaborate to revolutionize flight simulators. Varjo created a mixed reality (XR) technology for integration into all Saab Gripen E/F simulators. The alliance provided several new training options at a fraction of the cost, in addition to the finest resolution and the largest field of vision in the market.
In August 2020, BAE Systems was granted a contract by the US Marine Corps (USMC) to produce a prototype design for a new state-of-the-art Wargaming Center built at Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia. Artificial intelligence, machine learning, game theory, multi-domain modeling & simulation, and predictive data analytics are integrated into the prototype for more measurements and training on numerous wargaming procedures.
• Gaming Simulation Training
• Artificial Intelligence
• Digital Twin
• AR & VR
• Robotic Process Automation
• Cloud Computing & Master Data Management
• Big Data Analytics
• Other Applications
• North America
o Rest of Europe
• Asia Pacific
o New Zealand
o South Korea
o Rest of Asia Pacific
• South America
o Rest of South America
• Middle East & Africa
o Saudi Arabia
o South Africa
o Rest of Middle East & Africa
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Table of Contents
1 Executive Summary
2.2 Stake Holders
2.3 Research Scope
2.4 Research Methodology
2.4.1 Data Mining
2.4.2 Data Analysis
2.4.3 Data Validation
2.4.4 Research Approach
2.5 Research Sources
2.5.1 Primary Research Sources
2.5.2 Secondary Research Sources
3 Market Trend Analysis
3.6 Technology Analysis
3.7 Application Analysis
3.8 Emerging Markets
3.9 Impact of Covid-19
4 Porters Five Force Analysis
4.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
4.2 Bargaining power of buyers
4.3 Threat of substitutes
4.4 Threat of new entrants
4.5 Competitive rivalry
5 Global Military Simulation and Training Market, By Type
5.5 Gaming Simulation Training
6 Global Military Simulation and Training Market, By Platform
7 Global Military Simulation and Training Market, By Environment
8 Global Military Simulation and Training Market, By Solution
9 Global Military Simulation and Training Market, By Technology
9.2 Artificial Intelligence
9.5 Digital Twin
9.6 AR & VR
9.7 Robotic Process Automation
9.8 Cloud Computing & Master Data Management
9.9 Big Data Analytics
10 Global Military Simulation and Training Market, By Application
10.2.1 Armored Tanks
10.3.2 Naval Vessels
10.4.1 Fixed-wing Aircraft
10.4.2 Rotary-wing Aircraft
10.5 Other Applications
11 Global Military Simulation and Training Market, By Geography
11.2 North America
11.3.6 Rest of Europe
11.4 Asia Pacific
11.4.5 New Zealand
11.4.6 South Korea
11.4.7 Rest of Asia Pacific
11.5 South America
11.5.4 Rest of South America
11.6 Middle East & Africa
11.6.1 Saudi Arabia
11.6.4 South Africa
11.6.5 Rest of Middle East & Africa
12 Key Developments
12.1 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations and Joint Ventures
12.2 Acquisitions & Mergers
12.3 New Product Launch
12.5 Other Key Strategies
13 Company Profiling
13.1 FlightSafety International
13.2 Thales Group
13.3 BAE Systems PLC
13.4 The Boeing Company
13.5 Rheinmetall AG
13.6 Raytheon Technologies Corporation
13.7 Lockheed Martin Corporation
13.8 CAE Inc.,
13.9 TRU Simulation + Training Inc.
13.10 Frasca Flight Simulation
13.11 Northrop Grumman Corporation
13.12 SAAB AB
13.13 Textron Inc
13.14 Meggitt PLC
13.15 Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd
List of Tables
1 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Region (2020-2028) ($MN)
2 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Type (2020-2028) ($MN)
3 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Virtual (2020-2028) ($MN)
4 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Live (2020-2028) ($MN)
5 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Constructive (2020-2028) ($MN)
6 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Gaming Simulation Training (2020-2028) ($MN)
7 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Platform (2020-2028) ($MN)
8 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Maritime (2020-2028) ($MN)
9 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Airborne (2020-2028) ($MN)
10 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Land (2020-2028) ($MN)
11 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Environment (2020-2028) ($MN)
12 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Gaming (2020-2028) ($MN)
13 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Synthetic (2020-2028) ($MN)
14 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Solution (2020-2028) ($MN)
15 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Services (2020-2028) ($MN)
16 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Product (2020-2028) ($MN)
17 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Technology (2020-2028) ($MN)
18 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Artificial Intelligence (2020-2028) ($MN)
19 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By 5G (2020-2028) ($MN)
20 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By IoT (2020-2028) ($MN)
21 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Digital Twin (2020-2028) ($MN)
22 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By AR & VR (2020-2028) ($MN)
23 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Robotic Process Automation (2020-2028) ($MN)
24 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Cloud Computing & Master Data Management (2020-2028) ($MN)
25 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Big Data Analytics (2020-2028) ($MN)
26 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Application (2020-2028) ($MN)
27 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Army (2020-2028) ($MN)
28 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Armored Tanks (2020-2028) ($MN)
29 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Howitzers (2020-2028) ($MN)
30 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Naval (2020-2028) ($MN)
31 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Submarines (2020-2028) ($MN)
32 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Naval Vessels (2020-2028) ($MN)
33 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Air (2020-2028) ($MN)
34 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Fixed-wing Aircraft (2020-2028) ($MN)
35 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Rotary-wing Aircraft (2020-2028) ($MN)
36 Global Military Simulation and Training Market Outlook, By Other Applications (2020-2028) ($MN)
Note: Tables for North America, Europe, APAC, South America, and Middle East & Africa Regions are also represented in the same manner as above.
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