Targeting Pods Market by Type (Laser Spot Tracker Pods, Laser Designator Pods), by Component (CCD (Charge Coupled Device) Camera), by Platform (UAVs, Combat Aircraft), by Region (Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, Middle East & Africa, South America) – Global Forecast 2018 to 2027

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Targeting Pods Market: Summary

The Global Targeting Pods Market is estimated to reach USD 5.2 Billion by 2027 at a CAGR of 6.6%, observes forencis research (FSR).

Targeting pods is a tool especially designed for the military application to identify the target. The targeting pods contain a dual-mode laser, laser marker, and laser spot tracking system, video data link and a digital data recorder. In addition to this, it provides an advanced feature such as GPS that allows users to receive actual target areas for storing and sharing information with other users. The targeting pods operates through wired and wireless connection to offer better communication with clear image of the target spot.


Targeting Pods Market: Drivers

Market Drivers:

  • Demand for Shortwave Infrared Laser

The demand for the shortwave infrared laser in increasing owing to its advantages. The shortwave infrared laser. helps to improve the targeting capabilities in low and haze light. It is used in the military application owing to its use to improve communication, reduce damages, and shooter timelines. Moreover, this technology helps to meet the critical goals with advanced solid-state shortwave infrared (SWIR) cameras.

Hence, the demand for shortwave infrared laser expected to surge the targeting pods market during the forecast period.

  • Demand for Advanced Targeting System

The demand for advanced targeting systems helps autonomous tracking and GPS coordinate which is anticipated to boost the market. Also, it is used for enhancing the efficiency of the sensors, processors, and automated non-traditional intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (NTISR) modes. Owing to this, the demand for advanced targeting systems is growth, which is projected to grow the targeting pods market during the forecast period.

Targeting Pods Market: Key Segments

  • Based on Type: Laser Spot Tracker Pods, Laser Designator Pods, FLIR and Laser Designator Pods and FLIR Pods.
  • Based on Component: CCD (Charge Coupled Device) Camera, Video Data Link, Environmental Control Unit (ECU), Processor and Digital Data Recorder.
  • Based on Platform: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), Combat Aircraft and Attack Helicopters.
  • Key Regions Covered: North America, South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa and South America, with individual country-level analysis

Targeting Pods Market: Report Scope

The report on the targeting pods market covers a deep dive analysis of historic, recent and current market trends. furthermore, market share/ranking analysis of key players, market dynamics, competition landscape, country-wise analysis for each region covered and the entire supply chain dynamics are covered through the below segmentation.

Report Features


Historical/Estimated/Forecasted Market Size Years


Base Year for Market Calculation


Forecasted Period

2020-2027 (2020 estimated year, forecasted up to 2027)

Measured Units

Value (USD Million)

Segments Included

Type, Component, Platform, and Region

Regional Coverage

Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, Middle East & Africa, and South America


Key Companies Covered

  • Thales Group (Company Description, Company Overview, Product Synopsis, Key Developments, SWOT Analysis)
  • Raytheon Company
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • L3 Technologies, Inc.
  • Ultra Electronics
  • Moog Inc.
  • FLIR Systems, Inc.
  • Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd
  • Other Key Companies 

Targeting Pods Market: Report Segmentation

For the scope of report, In-depth segmentation is offered by Forencis Research

Targeting Pods Market, By Type

  • Laser Spot Tracker Pods
  • Laser Designator Pods
  • FLIR and Laser Designator Pods
  • FLIR Pods

Targeting Pods Market, By Component

  • CCD (Charge Coupled Device) Camera
  • Video Data Link
  • Environmental Control Unit (ECU)
  • Processor
  • Digital Data Recorder

Targeting Pods Market, By Platform

  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)
  • Combat Aircraft
  • Attack Helicopters

Targeting Pods Market, By Region

  • Asia-Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Rest of Asia-Pacific
  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Rest of Europe
  • Middle East & Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Rest of South America

Key Questions answered by the report

  • What are the leading developments impacting the global market and its growth?
  • What will be the result of the developments in the global market in the industry and on the market players in the near and far future?
  • What are the develop types of the global market?
  • What are the emerging applications of the global market?
  • What are the major characteristics that will influence the global market growth during the study period?
  • Who are the key global players operating in the market?
  • How are the major players leveraging in the actual global market conditions?

Report Audience

  • Targeting Pods Market Providers
  • Targeting Pods Market Solution and Services Suppliers, Distributors and Dealers
  • End-Users of Varied Segments of Targeting Pods Market
  • Government Bodies and Intellectual Institutions
  • Associations and Industrial Organizations
  • Research & Consulting Service Providers
  • Research & Development Organizations
  • Investment Banks & Private Equity Firms



1.1       Research Objectives

1.2       Market Definition

1.3       Research Scope

1.4       Regional Coverage

1.5       Research Timeline

1.6       Assumptions

1.7       Limitations


2.1       Introduction

2.2       Primary Research

                                  2.2.1    Key Industry Expert Insight

2.3       Secondary Research

                                  2.3.1    Vital Data from Secondary Sources

2.4       Market Size Estimation

2.5       Data Validation & Triangulation



4.1       Introduction

4.2       Drivers

                                 4.2.1.    Demand for Shortwave Infrared Laser

                                 4.2.2.    Demand for Advanced Targeting System

4.3       Opportunities

                                  4.3.1    Increasing Government Investment for Developing Countries

4.4       Challenges

                                  4.4.1    Increasing Adoption of Fifth Generation Aircraft


5.1       Introduction

                                 5.1.1.    Power of Buyers

                                 5.1.2.    Power of Suppliers

                                 5.1.3.    Intensity of Competition

                                 5.1.4.    Challenges of Substitutes

                                 5.1.5.    Challenges of New Entrants

5.2       Macro-Economic Indicators


6      TARGETING PODS MARKET BY TYPE, Market Size in USD Million (2018-2027)

6.1       Introduction

6.2       Laser Spot Tracker Pods

6.3       Laser Designator Pods

6.4       FLIR and Laser Designator Pods

6.5       FLIR Pods


7.1       Introduction

7.2       CCD (Charge Coupled Device) Camera

7.3       Video Data Link

7.4       Environmental Control Unit (ECU)

7.5       Processor

7.6       Digital Data Recorder

8      TARGETING PODS MARKET BY PLATFORM, MARKET Size in USD Million (2018-2027)

8.1       Introduction

8.2       Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)

8.3       Combat Aircraft

8.4       Attack Helicopters

9      TARGETING PODS MARKET BY REGION, Market Size in USD Million (2018-2027)

9.1       North America

                                 8.1.1.    US

                                 8.1.2.    Canada

                                 8.1.3.    Mexico

9.2       Europe

                                 8.2.1.    Germany

                                 8.2.2.    France

                                 8.2.3.    Italy

                                 8.2.4.    UK

                                 8.2.5.    Spain

                                 8.2.6.    The Netherlands

                                 8.2.7.    Rest of Europe

9.3       Asia-Pacific

                                 8.3.1.    China

                                 8.3.2.    Japan

                                 8.3.3.    India

                                 8.3.4.    South Korea

                                 8.3.5.    Taiwan

                                 8.3.6.    Rest of Asia-Pacific

9.4       Middle East & Africa

                                 8.4.1.    Saudi Arabia

                                 8.4.2.    UAE

                                 8.4.3.    Rest of Middle East & Africa

9.5       South America

                                 8.5.1.    Brazil

                                 8.5.2.    Argentina

                                 8.5.3.    Rest of South America


10.1     Introduction

10.2     Market Ranking/Share Analysis of Key Companies

10.3     Company Benchmarking


11.1     Thales Group

                                11.1.1    Company Overview

                                11.1.2    Financial Overview

                                11.1.3    Products/Solutions/Services Offered

                                11.1.4    Key Developments

                                11.1.5    SWOT Analysis

11.2     ASELSAN A.Ş.

11.3     Raytheon Company

11.4     Northrop Grumman Corporation

11.5     L3 Technologies, Inc.

11.6     Ultra Electronics

11.7     Moog Inc.

11.8     FLIR Systems, Inc.

11.9     Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd.

11.10  Other Key Companies


12.1     Key Industry Expert Insights

12.2     Primary Discussion Guide 

12.3   Customization Options

Note1: Tentative table of contents, may get updated during the course of research.

Note2: Company financial information is subject to availability in public domain




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