Ballistic Protection Market Growth, Size, Overview and Forecast

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Ballistic Protection Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global ballistic protection market: 3M, BAE Systems, DuPont, Honeywell International, and Royal TenCate.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: ArmorWorks Enterprises, Ceradyne, Eagle Industries, Morgan Advanced Materials, Point Blank Enterprises, and Survitec.

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Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Adoption of soft body armor will be a key trend for market growth. Soft body armor is ballistic protection armor, such as bulletproof vests, designed to protect army personnel and special police task forces. Initially, materials such steel, iron, fiberglass, and ballistic nylon were used to manufacture them. However, to address the growing concerns about reduced mobility and flexibility, manufacturers now use materials such as ceramic, titanium, aluminum, and aramid fibers.”

According to the report, growing security threats in nations will be a key driver for market growth. The homeland security and law enforcement departments ensure the safety and security of a country from internal or domestic terrorism, prevent terrorist attacks and organized crimes, and minimize the damage from attacks and other hazards. Homeland security and law enforcement personnel also face life-threatening situations in the event of unexpected riots, terrorist attacks, and organized crime occurs. It has been noted that almost 95% of injuries are the result of falling or flying glass, mortar shrapnel, and explosive fragments.

Further, the report states that technical constraints will be a challenge against market growth. There is a lack of comprehensive understanding of the basic processing-properties-performance relationship of the materials involved...