Global Military Wearables Market
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5 Major Insights On The Military Wearables Market 2024

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As per The Business Research Company’s Military Wearables Global Market Report 2024, the military wearables market is expected to show significant growth in the forecast period.


Market Growth and Trends

Recent Market Performance

  • Strong Market Growth: The military wearables market has seen robust expansion in recent years.
  • Market Size Increase: It grew from $3.72 billion in 2023 to $3.96 billion in 2024, at a CAGR of 6.4%.
  • Key Growth Drivers: Several factors have driven this growth:
    • Soldier modernization programs.
    • Focus on soldier health and safety.
    • Special forces requirements.
    • Urban warfare and C4ISR needs.
    • Integration with tactical gear.

Future Market Projections

  • Continued Growth: The market is projected to reach $5.16 billion by 2028, growing at a CAGR of 6.9%.
  • Future Growth Drivers: Expected growth will be driven by:
    • Advancements in health monitoring.
    • Expanded use in training.
    • Integration with augmented reality (AR).
    • Enhanced communication features.
    • Wearable sensor fusion.
  • Major Trends: Innovations in ergonomic design, personal area network (PAN) solutions, advanced materials, gesture control, human-machine interface, and cybersecurity measures will shape the market.


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Defense Expenditures Propel Momentum in the Military Wearables Market

Increase in Defense Spending

  • Boost from Defense Expenditures: Growing defense expenditures are expected to significantly propel market growth.
  • Global Spending Surge: According to SIPRI, global military spending increased by 3.7% in 2022, reaching a record $2240 billion.
  • Wearable Integration: Numerous wearable gadgets and equipment can be integrated into a soldier’s uniform, enhancing efficiency and reducing payloads.

Major Market Players

  • Key Companies: Prominent players in the military wearables market include Aselsan A.S., Bionic Power Inc., Lockheed Martin Corporation, BAE Systems PLC, Saab AB, General Dynamics Corporation, Elbit Systems Ltd., L3Harris Corporation, Rheinmetall AG, Safran S.A., Thales Group, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Ultra Electronics Holdings, Teledyne Flir LLC, Leonardo S.P.A., Viasat Inc., TE Connectivity Ltd., TT Electronics PLC, Interactive Wear AG, Epsilor-Electric Fuel Ltd., Glenair Inc., Milpower Source Inc., Safariland L.L.C., Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd., Honeywell International Inc., Raytheon Technologies Corporation, Alpha Design Technologies, Revision Military, SECRE International Inc., Tactical Systems Group.


Transformative Technological Strides in the Military Wearables Sector

Technological Advancements

  • Innovation Focus: Technological advancements are a key trend in the military wearable market.
  • Wearable Sensor Development: In December 2022, AFRL partnered with the Nano Bio-Materials Consortium and Case Western Reserve University to introduce wearable sensors for measuring biomarkers. These sensors monitor molecular signatures in bodily fluids, crucial for monitoring well-being during operations.

Strategic Acquisitions

  • iT2’s Acquisition: In October 2021, iT2 acquired Sonitus Technologies to expand wearable communications solutions. This acquisition aims to develop unified personal communications-based wearable solutions for defense, commercial, and consumer markets.


Market Segmentation

By Type

  • Variety of Products: The market is segmented into:
    • Wrist Wear
    • Modular
    • Eyewear
    • Smart Key Chains
    • Ear Wear
    • Other Types

By Technology

  • Diverse Technologies: Technologies used in military wearables include:
    • Communication and Computing
    • Connectivity
    • Navigation
    • Vision and Surveillance
    • Exoskeleton
    • Monitoring
    • Power and Energy Management
    • Smart Textiles

By End-User

  • Multiple End Users: The market serves various end users such as:
    • Land Forces
    • Naval Forces
    • Airborne Forces


Regional Market Insights

Leading Region

  • Asia-Pacific Dominance: Asia-Pacific was the largest region in the military wearables market in 2023, indicating strong regional demand and growth potential.


The military wearables market is on a robust growth trajectory, driven by defense expenditures, technological advancements, strategic acquisitions, and diverse applications. With continued innovations and an increasing focus on soldier health and safety, the market is poised for further expansion, offering ample opportunities for businesses and defense organizations alike.


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The Military Wearables Global Market Report 2024  provides an in-depth analysis on the military wearables market size, trends and drivers, opportunities, strategies, and companies analysis. The countries covered in the military wearables market report are Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Russia, South Korea, the UK, and the USA, and the major seven regions are Asia-Pacific, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, North America, South America, the Middle East, and Africa.


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