Middle East unmanned aerial vehicle market is expected to grow at a formidable rate during the forecast period. The Middle East unmanned aerial vehicle market is driven by increase in demand for UAVs across sectors such as military and defense, homeland security, and commercial, among others. Additionally, increasing spending by the defense forces on the development of advanced UAVs is further expected to propel the market during forecast period.

The Middle East unmanned aerial vehicle market is segmented based on class, type, energy source, mode of application, range, MTOW, application, company and country distribution. Based on class, the market can be categorized into small UAV, tactical UAV, strategic UAV and special purpose UAV. The small UAV segment is expected to dominate the market during forecast period owing to the growing demand for these UAVs from the defense sector for surveillance and reconnaissance applications. The demand for small UAVs from the commercial sector is also increasing, as these UAVs are used in precision agriculture, logistics & transportation, wildlife survey, search & rescue operations, firefighting, law enforcement, photography, disaster management, among others.

Major players operating in the Middle East unmanned aerial vehicle market include Elbit Systems Ltd., Israel Aerospace Industries, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc., Northrop Grumman Corporation, AeroVironment, Inc., Lockheed Martin CISS, Boeing Middle East Ltd., Parrot S.A., Piaggio Aero Industries S.p.A., Stemme AG and others. The companies are developing advanced technologies and launching new products in order to stay competitive in the market. Other competitive strategies include mergers & acquisitions and new product developments.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2015-2018

Base Year: 2019

Estimated Year: 2020

Forecast Period: 2021–2025

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze and forecast the market size of Middle East unmanned aerial vehicle market.
  • To classify and forecast Middle East unmanned aerial vehicle market based on class, type, energy source, mode of application, range, MTOW, application, company and country distribution.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for Middle East unmanned aerial vehicle market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in Middle East unmanned aerial vehicle market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in Middle East unmanned aerial vehicle market.


Click here to download the sample

TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of manufacturers across the region. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include the manufacturers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the manufacturers, distribution channels and presence of all major players across the region.

TechSci Research calculated the market size of Middle East unmanned aerial vehicle market using a bottom-up approach, wherein data for various end-user segments was recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical data of these product types and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also studied by TechSci Research.


Key Target Audience:

  • Unmanned aerial vehicle manufacturing companies, suppliers and other stakeholders
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to unmanned aerial vehicle
  • Market research and consulting firms

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as manufacturers, suppliers and partners, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, Middle East unmanned aerial vehicle market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Market, By Class:
    • Small UAV
    • Tactical UAV
    • Strategic UAV
    • Special Purpose UAV
  • Market, By Type:
    • Fixed-wing UAVs
    • Fixed-wing VTOL UAVs
    • Rotary-wing UAVs
  • Market, By Energy Source:
    • Lithium-Ion Battery
    • Hybrid Cell
    • Solar Cell
    • Hydrogen
    • Fuel Cell
  • Market, By Mode of Operation:
    • Remotely Piloted
    • Optionally Piloted
    • Fully Autonomous
  • Market, By Range:
    • Visual Line of Sight (VLOS)
    • Extended Visual Line of Sight (EVLOS)
    • Beyond Line of Sight (BLOS)
  • Market, By MTOW:
    • <25 Kilograms
    • 25-170 Kilograms
    • >170 Kilograms
  • Market, By Application:
    • Defense & Security
    • Agriculture
    • Logistics & Transportation
    • Energy & Power
    • Construction & Mining
    • Media & Entertainment
    • Insurance
    • Wildlife & Forestry
    • Academics & Research
  • Market, By Country:
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Kuwait
    • Bahrain
    • Oman
    • Israel
    • Qatar
    • Turkey
    • Egypt
    • Iraq

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in Middle East unmanned aerial vehicle market.

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, TechSci Research offers customizations according to a company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Company Information

  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).
It is an upcoming report to be released soon. If you wish an early delivery of this report or want to confirm the date of release, please contact us at sales@techsciresearch.com  

In case you don’t find what you are looking for, please get in touch with our custom research team at sales@techsciresearch.com

1.    Product Overview

2.    Research Methodology

3.    Executive Summary

4.    Voice of Customer

5.    Middle East Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Market Outlook

5.1.  Market Size & Forecast

5.1.1. By Value & Volume

5.2.  Market Share & Forecast

5.2.1. By Class (Small UAV, Tactical UAV, Strategic UAV and Special Purpose UAV)

5.2.2. By Type (Fixed-wing UAVs, Fixed-wing VTOL UAVs, Rotary-wing UAVs)

5.2.3. By Energy Source (Lithium-Ion Battery, Hybrid Cell, Solar Cell, Hydrogen and Fuel Cell)

5.2.4. By Mode of Operation (Remotely Piloted, Optionally Piloted, Fully Autonomous)

5.2.5. By Range (Visual Line of Sight (VLOS), Extended Visual Line of Sight (EVLOS), Beyond Line of Sight (BLOS))

5.2.6. By MTOW (<25 Kilograms, 25-170 Kilograms, >170 Kilograms)

5.2.7. By Application (Defense & Security, Agriculture, Logistics & Transportation, Energy & Power, Construction & Mining, Media & Entertainment, Insurance, Wildlife & Forestry, Academics & Research)

5.2.8. By Country

5.2.9. By Company (2019)

5.3.  Product Market Map

6.    Saudi Arabia Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Market Outlook

6.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

6.1.1. By Value & Volume

6.2.  Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1. By Class

6.2.2. By Type

6.2.3. By Energy Source

6.2.4. By Mode of Operation

6.2.5. By Application Industry

7.    UAE Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Market Outlook

7.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

7.1.1. By Value & Volume

7.2.  Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1. By Class

7.2.2. By Type

7.2.3. By Energy Source

7.2.4. By Mode of Operation

7.2.5. By Application Industry

8.    Kuwait Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Market Outlook

8.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

8.1.1. By Value & Volume

8.2.  Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1. By Class

8.2.2. By Type

8.2.3. By Energy Source

8.2.4. By Mode of Operation

8.2.5. By Application Industry

9.    Bahrain Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Market Outlook

9.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

9.1.1. By Value & Volume

9.2.  Market Share & Forecast

9.2.1. By Class

9.2.2. By Type

9.2.3. By Energy Source

9.2.4. By Mode of Operation

9.2.5. By Application Industry

10.  Oman Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Market Outlook

10.1.              Market Size & Forecast

10.1.1.   By Value & Volume

10.2.              Market Share & Forecast

10.2.1.   By Class

10.2.2.   By Type

10.2.3.   By Energy Source

10.2.4.   By Mode of Operation

10.2.5.   By Application Industry

11.  Israel Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Market Outlook

11.1.              Market Size & Forecast

11.1.1.   By Value & Volume

11.2.              Market Share & Forecast

11.2.1.   By Class

11.2.2.   By Type

11.2.3.   By Energy Source

11.2.4.   By Mode of Operation

11.2.5.   By Application Industry

12.  Qatar Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Market Outlook

12.1.              Market Size & Forecast

12.1.1.   By Value & Volume

12.2.              Market Share & Forecast

12.2.1.   By Class

12.2.2.   By Type

12.2.3.   By Energy Source

12.2.4.   By Mode of Operation

12.2.5.   By Application Industry

13.  Turkey Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Market Outlook

13.1.              Market Size & Forecast

13.1.1.   By Value & Volume

13.2.              Market Share & Forecast

13.2.1.   By Class

13.2.2.   By Type

13.2.3.   By Energy Source

13.2.4.   By Mode of Operation

13.2.5.   By Application Industry

14.  Egypt Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Market Outlook

14.1.              Market Size & Forecast

14.1.1.   By Value & Volume

14.2.              Market Share & Forecast

14.2.1.   By Class

14.2.2.   By Type

14.2.3.   By Energy Source

14.2.4.   By Mode of Operation

14.2.5.   By Application Industry

15.  Iraq Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Market Outlook

15.1.              Market Size & Forecast

15.1.1.   By Value & Volume

15.2.              Market Share & Forecast

15.2.1.   By Class

15.2.2.   By Type

15.2.3.   By Energy Source

15.2.4.   By Mode of Operation

15.2.5.   By Application Industry

16.  Market Dynamics

16.1.              Drivers

16.2.              Challenges

17.  Market Trends & Developments

18.  Competitive Landscape

18.1.              Competition Outlook

18.1.1.   Elbit Systems Ltd.

18.1.2.   Israel Aerospace Industries

18.1.3.   General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.

18.1.4.   Northrop Grumman Corporation

18.1.5.   AeroVironment, Inc.

18.1.6.   Lockheed Martin CISS

18.1.7.   Boeing Middle East Ltd.

18.1.8.   Parrot S.A.

18.1.9.   Piaggio Aero Industries S.p.A.

18.1.10. Stemme AG

19.  Strategic Recommendations

20.  About Us & Disclaimer

 (Note: The companies list can be customized based on the client requirements.)

In case you don’t find what you are looking for, please get in touch with our custom research team at sales@techsciresearch.com