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Autonomous Security Robot Market Report


Autonomous Security Robot Market, by Type (Autonomous Underwater Robots, Unmanned Aerial Robots, Unmanned Ground Robots), Applications (Explosive Detection, Firefighting, Patrolling & Surveillance, Rescue Operations, Others), Regional Analysis (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, LAMEA): Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2020–2027

Global Autonomous Security Robots Market Analysis:

Autonomous security robots are specially designed machines capable of patrolling and monitoring on multiple turfs and land, air, and water. They replace the work of patrolling guards who require to patrol and check the region manually. These security robots can be operated remotely via operators, or they can perform tasks by themselves. They provide mobile CCTV monitoring in the regions where manual patrolling is tough as well as restricted. They have built thermal sensors, infrared devices, radars, and cameras to capture ground visuals, which are then transferred to the designated places like security stations. These security robots have been extremely important in gaining vital information about various surfaces, which facilitates the decision-making process. They are majorly used in military operations and defense by governments across the world. These robots have revolutionized the face of warfare and helped in decision making about combat operations. They are extensively used by various governments across the globe for monitoring and patrolling work to maintain peace and regular security checks both inside the country as well as on the borders.

Growing territorial conflicts, geopolitical instabilities, and rising economies are the major factors driving the market growth

There has been a massive surge in border disputes across the globe, which has led to major territorial conflicts and geopolitical instabilities. Major nuclear powers are challenging each other to gain dominance on their counterparts, either it is surface, air, or water. To reduce casualties and ensure better surveillance majority of such countries are investing in autonomous security robots. Growing investments have led to the major adoption of autonomous security robots by the military and defense sectors. Moreover, growing terrorist activities has also made it necessary to carry out the surveillance and monitoring procedures very secretively, so these terrorists could be ambushed very carefully. Autonomous security robots have played a vital role in culminating these activities and help in decision making and operation planning. In addition, Border surveillance has become majorly easier in tough and adverse surroundings like the deep sea, desserts, or high altitude mountains. Owing to all these factors, autonomous security robots are being widely adopted, and the market is massively growing. Further, rising economies globally have enabled most of the governments and now even private firms to invest openly in autonomous security robots.   

High costs and cybersecurity threats are hampering the market growth

High initial investments and maintenance costs are one of the major factors hampering the market growth. Further, these autonomous securities possess a greater threat to information leaks. The security station or offices where these autonomous robots send data could be hacked via remote organizations, and vital information could be leaked. Also, if these security robots are captured by enemies, they certainly can extract the information from them and use it to prepare counter attack decisions.

Increasing defense budget and technological advancements and upgradations to create lucrative market opportunities

The government’s net spending on defense and military has increased exponentially in recent years owing to major border disputes and malicious ground activities. While earlier surveillance and monitoring were majorly used for borders, the government’s across the globe are adopting them for surveillance within the country as well. Countries like the U.S., China, India, Russia, Saudi Arabia, U.K., Germany, and various others are heavily investing in the defense sector, which contributes to the major part of the annual G.D.P. Further, these countries are focusing on automating surveillance processes to enhance the capabilities of their indigenous militaries. In addition, growing automation has created a massive opportunity for the growth of the autonomous security robot market during the forecast timeframe. Also, technological advancements and upgradations on a regular basis will increase the efficiency of these robots and their capabilities to perform multiple tasks and will reduce prices by a noticeable margin.

Global Autonomous Security Robots Market, by Type:

Unmanned aerial robots segment to be most lucrative till 2027

Unmanned aerial robots segment will have a dominating share in the global market, and they are expected to register a significant revenue during the forecast timeframe. Worldwide adoption of unmanned aerial robots to gain aerial superiority has been a major factor in driving the market growth. These aerial robots are highly capable of imaging, tracking, surveillance, and providing coordinates. Such factors help governments across the globe to quietly carry out strategic operations on borders as well as inside the country. These robots are much easy to maneuver, highly accurate, and effective, which makes them a top priority for surveillance, owing to which defense sector is majorly investing in unmanned aerial robots.

Global Autonomous Security Robots Market, by Application:

Patrolling & surveillance segment to register maximum growth

The patrolling and surveillance segment is anticipated to register maximum growth in the autonomous security market during the forecast period. The defense sector is majorly adopting these security robots for keeping proper surveillance on borders owing to a surge in illegal immigrants, terrorist activities, territorial conflicts, and various other factors. They are using security robots across the whole region to patrol and monitor, which requires the installation of security robots for surveillance in big numbers. Furthermore, growing adoption for internal monitoring and surveillance across cities and other parts of the country has boosted the segment’s growth.

 Global Autonomous Security Robots Market, by Region:

North America region to hold the largest market share

North America region is expected to hold the largest market share in the autonomous security market during the forecast period. The region’s dominance can be attributed to majorly growing economies, rising malicious activities, robust technological infrastructure, huge spending’s on defense, and increased investments in the research & development sector. The U.S. solely is the biggest defense spender annually and enjoys the first position. In addition, growing border and internal instabilities have led to increased spending on autonomous security robots, which is propelling the market growth.

Asia-Pacific region to grow exponentially

Asia-Pacific region is anticipated to grow exponentially in the autonomous security market during the forecast period. Growing economic activities, the presence of key players, increased technological advancement, rising defense spending, and growing applications across various government and private sectors are fueling the market growth. Further, territorial conflicts, geopolitical instabilities, and increased terrorist activities in the region have forced the government to invest more in autonomous security robots. Furthermore, increased adoption of automation is boosting the growth of the autonomous security robot market.

Key Participants in the Global Autonomous Security Robots Market:

Merger & acquisition and advanced product development are the frequent strategies followed by the market players

Key Participants in the Global Autonomous Security Robots Market

Source: Research Dive Analysis

Some of the significant global autonomous security robots market players include   Lockheed Martin Corporation., Omron Corporation, AeroVironment, Inc., Boston Dynamics., Liquid Robotics, Inc., Elbit Systems Ltd., Knightscope, Inc., B.A.E. Systems., Northrop Grumman Corporation., and Cobham Limited.

Global autonomous security robots market players are emphasizing more on merger & acquisition and advanced product development. These are the various strategies followed by established organizations. To emphasize more on the competitor analysis of market players, Porter’s five forces model is explained in the report.



 Historical Market Estimations


 Base Year for Market Estimation


 Forecast timeline for Market Projection


 Geographical Scope

 North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, LAMEA

 Segmentation by Type

  • Autonomous Underwater Robots
  • Unmanned Aerial Robots
  • Unmanned Ground Robots

 Segmentation by Application

  • Explosive Detection
  • Firefighting
  • Patrolling & Surveillance
  • Rescue Operations
  • Others

 Key Countries Covered

U.S., Canada, Germany, France, Spain, Russia, Japan, China, India, South Korea, Australia, Brazil, and Saudi Arabia

 Key Companies Profiled

  • Lockheed Martin Corporation.
  • Omron Corporation
  • AeroVironment, Inc.
  • Boston Dynamics.
  • Liquid Robotics, Inc.
  • Elbit Systems Ltd.
  • Knightscope, Inc.
  • B.A.E. Systems.
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation.
  • Cobham Limited

Frequently Asked Questions

A. Lockheed Martin Corporation., B.A.E. Systems., and Omron Corporation are the leading companies in the global autonomous security robot market.

A. The Asia-Pacific region possesses great investment opportunities for investors to witness the most promising growth in the future.

A. Technological advancements, product development, along with joint ventures are the key strategies opted by the operating companies in this market.

A. AeroVironment, Inc. and Knightscope, Inc. are investing more in R&D practices.

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