Rapid advancements in technology, driven by global conflict and emerging industries, require a proactive response from security leaders.
As we embark on 2024, the landscape of counterdrone technology and airspace security is set to evolve significantly. Influenced by a myriad of factors ranging from geopolitical tensions to technological advancements, these changes will reshape the industry, presenting both unprecedented opportunities and challenges. This report presents 12 predictions that illuminate the trajectory of the airspace security industry. From the increasing market share of US drone companies to the expanding drone economy across sectors, and the accelerated pace of innovation globally, these predictions offer a comprehensive view of the future of airspace security.
The reader will learn:
Drone Swarms Will Become a Standard Threat Vector Scenario
Ukraine and Israel Will Push More Countries to Invest in Drones
Expect Ukraine to Emerge as a Global Leader in Drone Tech Development and Manufacturing
Public Safety & Commercial
Drone as First Responder (DFR) Truly “Takes Off”
Concern Will Mount Around the Potential for a Grave Drone Event
Critical Infrastructure Will Heavily Invest in Airspace Security
Remote ID Will Come into Full Force but Fall Short
DJI’s Drone Market Share Will Continue Shrinking…
But the Drone Economy Continues to Grow…
And Innovation Accelerates
Biden’s Executive Order on AI Will Make the DoD, DHS, and More Agencies Pickier about Partners
Strengthened Drone Regulation Will Finally Pass
Conclusion & Free Download
The landscape of airspace security is undergoing rapid changes. In 2024, we anticipate a significant shift in drone market shares, counterdrone technology advancements, and a surge in drone economy growth across various sectors. Easier attainment of BVLOS certifications is set to revolutionize DFR, allowing first responder agencies to deploy more drones. Unconventional players like the energy sector are also expected to increase their drone usage. The pace of innovation is accelerating, with companies engaged in global conflict zones expected to spearhead the progress. As governments vie for the best technology, we foresee a quantum leap in drone and counterdrone capabilities.
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