Ammunition Market to Witness Unprecedented Growth in Coming Years

Posted by Sakshi Mishra on March 14th, 2020

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research titled “Ammunition Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2018 – 2026,” the global ammunition market is expected to reach US$ 16,468.2 Mn by 2026. The market is projected to expand at a CAGR of 3.5% during the forecast period from 2018 to 2026. According to the report, the increase in defense expenditure by emerging economies such as China, India, and Japan is expected to be the primary growth driver for the ammunition market. Asia Pacific is projected to be at the forefront of global demand, with the market in the region growing at a CAGR of 5% through 2026.


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Full metal jacket segment to be the fastest growing throughout the forecast period

The global ammunition market is segmented by type into full metal jacket (FMJ) ammunition, tracer ammunition, incendiary ammunition, armor piercing ammunition, and other ammunition. The full metal jacket segment is anticipated to occupy major revenue share by 2026 owing to the increased demand from the military and other law enforcement organizations. In order to improve the penetration of the bullet, FMJ design has room for customization of the bullet which makes it among the most preferred ammunition in the market.

Military segment to be the major revenue generating segment by 2026 due to growing security concerns

In terms of application, the ammunition market is segmented into commercial, military, and law enforcement. The military segment is expected to be the major revenue generating segment by 2026. This growth can be attributed to the increased defense spending by governments of various regions and the need to improve the versatility, agility, and capability of the armed forces. The military segment is expected to expand at a modest CAGR of 3.8% over the forecast period.

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