Global Cognitive Electronic Warfare

Global Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Research Report: Forecast (2022-27)

By Capability (Electronic Attack, Electronic Protection, Electronic Support, Electronic Intelligence) By Platform (Navy, Airborne, Land, Space) By Region (North America, South America, Europe, Middl Read more

  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Mar 2022
  • 224
  • AD10209

The Global Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market is undergoing constant evolution, with various technological developments, mainly due to the increasing importance of Artificial Intelligence-based electronic warfare systems & the mounting demand for enhanced situational awareness among military forces. The need for new technologically advanced electronic warfare systems is increasing continuously worldwide. The major economies across the globe are developing electronic warfare capabilities to ensure next-generation defense mechanisms and simultaneously attacking the enemy targets with utmost precision to minimize the collateral damage.

Presently, the most accepted technology is the adaptive electronic warfare system that selects its action from a pre-programmed electronic attack whenever a change in the surroundings is recognized. Adaptive electronic warfare systems could be well-used for manipulating or disabling an enemy’s radars through radar jamming and deception, which involves saturating the enemy radar with wrong information. It operates with a feedback mechanism between the transmitter & receiver independent of the environment. However, an adaptive electronic warfare system is ineffective against a new or unknown threat. Furthermore, radar technology and military communications have achieved unparalleled levels of sophistication that are no longer predictable. It, in turn, has given rise to a technologically advanced electronic warfare system termed a cognitive electronic warfare system, which encircles all the techniques that could counter modern warfare systems.

Market Insights

The Global Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market is projected to record more than USD 1 billion in terms of size, with around 20.42% CAGR during the forecast period, i.e., 2022-27. Cognitive Electronic Warfare (EW) systems use machine learning algorithms to detect new or unknown threats. These systems can understand different patterns based on high-quality signal data. Several militaries & companies from countries like the US, Russia, the UK, France, China, and Australia are actively striving toward developing advanced cognitive EW systems for future battlefield platforms.

Report Coverage Details
Study Period Historical Data: 2017-20
Base Year: 2021
Forecast Period: 2022-27
CAGR 20.42%
Regions Covered North America: USA, Rest of North America
Europe: Germany, France, UK, Russia, Italy, Spain, Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific: China, India, Australia, South Korea, Rest of Middle East & Africa
Middle East & Africa: Israel, Turkey, South Africa, Rest of Middle East & Africa
Key Companies Profiled Cobham Advanced Electronics Solutions, BAE Systems, Elbit Systems, General Dynamics Corporation, Israel Aerospace Industries, L3 Harris Technologies Inc, Leonardo SPA, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Northrup Grumman Corporation, Raytheon Technologies Corporation, SAAB AB, Textron Inc., Thales Group, Ultra Electronic Group, Teledyne Technologies Others
Unit Denominations USD Million/Billion

 

The Global Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market is still at a nascent stage. China, the US, and Russia are the major countries where cognitive electronic warfare systems have started gaining traction. Countries such as the US, Russia, the UK, France, Germany, China, India, Australia, and Israel are actively focusing on upgrading their military fleets, especially airborne, naval, & land, with cognitive electronic warfare systems.

Moreover, several companies like BAE Systems, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Elbit Systems, General Dynamics Corporation, L3 Harris Technologies, Leonardo S.p.A, DEWC Systems, Raytheon Technologies, and SAAB AB have received numerous contracts from the defense authorities of these countries for providing electronic warfare systems having cognitive abilities.

Global Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Research Report: Forecast (2022-27)

Key Trends in the Global Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market

  • Next-Generation Jammers

Next-generation jammers are technologically advanced jammers that allow aircraft to hide from smart radars. They utilize cognitive algorithms to autonomously detect signals & respond quickly to keep the aircraft safe. The advanced airborne attack capability provided by the next generation jammer allows the aircraft to enter the enemy’s airspace since it jams the radars within certain frequencies. These jammers are being procured actively by defense organizations globally & fitted on airborne platforms. The US Navy, Chinese Navy & Air force, and Russian Defense Forces are the prime users of next-generation jamming solutions. In 2021, the US navy planned to spend around USD 180 million in procuring next-generation jammers. The plan was improvised further in 2022, with the total investment raising to USD 245 million. Some of the key developments in this space include:

  • SAAB AB developed a new artificial intelligence-based jammer pod named Arexis. This jammer pod is highly advanced as it is capable of detecting and at the same time protecting the entire strike formations against low-frequency radars.
  • Technology providers, such as L3Harris, Raytheon Technologies, Northrop Grumman Corporation, etc., have been working on several jammer programs to offer next-generation solutions to the OEMs.

Market Segmentation

Based on Capabilities:

  • Electronic Attack
  • Electronic Protection
  • Electronic Support
  • Electronic Intelligence

Of them all, Electronic Attacks are expected to gain traction in the global market during 2022-27 on account of growing interminable state-sponsored cyberattacks on countries like the US, EU, Taiwan, & India. The surging number of cyber threats from the Far East has contributed to massive R&D investments in Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market globally. For instance:

Based on Platform:

  • Navy
  • Airborne
  • Land
  • Space

Here, the Airborne platform is anticipated to record promising market growth during 2022-27. Governments worldwide are increasingly inclined toward enabling Machine Learning & AI techniques in fighter jets & Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to defeat next-generation enemy Integrated Air-Defense Systems (IADS). Cognitive Warfare Systems are highly efficient in collecting real-time data through Radio Frequency (RF) & machine learning algorithms and offer geographical & political protection against transnational wars. Significant investments in airborne warfare are being witnessed globally. For instance:

  • In June 2021, the US Department of Defense (DoD) leaders planned to invest USD 874 million in 2022 in AI-related technologies to boost deterrence against potential adversaries like China and Russia. However, the growth of land-based platforms is expected to outperform other platforms in the coming years.

Based on Region:

  • North America
  • South America
  • Europe
  • East & Africa
  • Asia-Pacific

Of all regions globally, North America dominated the Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market in 2021. Currently, the US leads the regional market, and the same trend is likely to be followed till 2027. Most cognitive electronic warfare system manufacturers, along with the government agencies, are extensively investing in developing the latest technological products, such as Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning-based cognitive electronic warfare systems, for improving electronic warfare capabilities, thereby leading to high revenue generation. Moreover, the proliferation of RF machine learning systems programs, IDECM programs, etc., by the US defense forces is expected to generate significant demand for cognitive electronic warfare systems in the future.

However, with the extensive presence of leading market players & the intense competition among them, North America is the most technologically advanced region. The companies across the region are securing contracts from end-users like defense forces and government agencies for developing technologically advanced electronic warfare systems to be installed on various platforms.

Recent Developments by Leading Market Players  

  • In April 2020, Elbit Systems received a contract worth USD 103 million from a few Asian countries (probably India) for providing technologically advanced electronic suites for their Air Force.
  • In November 2019, BAE Systems received a contract worth USD 71 million from the US Army for providing the AN/AAR-57 Common Missile Warning System (CMWS). This system is highly technologically advanced and can protect against sophisticated threats.
  • In November 2016, BAE Systems received a contract worth USD13.3 million from DARPA for developing cognitive electronic warfare technologies for the Adaptive Radar Countermeasures (ARC) project.

Market Dynamics:

  • Key Driver: Rising Need for Artificial Intelligence (AI)-Enabled Warfare Systems to Combat Dynamic Threats

Army officials, globally, frequently face problems related to false signals and intercepts during a war. An adaptive electronic warfare system cannot combat new or unknown threat environments since it utilizes pre-programmed approaches. Thus, according to defense experts, a cognitive electronic warfare system suffices in such a situation as it diminishes potential risks. Machine learning algorithms used by the cognitive electronic warfare systems can characterize & assess electromagnetic spectrum signals emitted from enemy radars as either known or unknown threats. China, the US, and Russia are the key countries spending substantially on procuring technologically advanced cognitive electronic warfare systems.

The US Department of Defense budget focused on AI research & development for FY 2020 & FY 2021 was USD 4 billion & USD 841 million, respectively. In addition, China is another important country, i.e., significantly investing in AI-based R&D. The EW strategy is a government initiative that focuses on suppressing, degrading, & disrupting the enemy’s electronic equipment. The massive amount of data generated by sensors & communication networks has given rise to artificial intelligence to handle it.

  • Possible Challenge: Issues Associated with the Interpretation of Machine Learning Models

Computers cannot predict machine learning models by themselves, which acts as a limitation and infuses the need for humans to understand the output from a machine learning model since it helps analyze crucial patterns & predictions out of it. Defense authorities are increasingly using machine learning models for storing & analyzing high-quality data gathered from sensor & communication networks. The systems used by the military are not technologically advanced and are hence, unable to store large amounts of data and require frequent re-programming.

Machine learning-based electronic warfare systems can overcome this challenge. However, these systems have their own drawbacks associated with improper variable & parameter considerations for developing the machine learning model. Models like decision trees require a significant amount of understanding, owing to which defense authorities are increasingly focusing on training staff on predictive analytics. In addition, minute data errors lead to false output in machine learning models, which is a significant threat to end-users. Hence, complexity in comprehending the interpretability of machine learning models, frequent validation procedures, and the requirement of rigorous training to understand & implement machine learning models make it a prominent challenge for the adoption of these systems.

  • Growth Opportunity: Upcoming Government Plans for Defense Modernization

Since many countries worldwide are witnessing an increasing number of border threats, foreign interventions, & terrorism acts, governments are massively investing in modernizing their defense sectors and strengthening the domestic defense, communication systems, border security, etc. It includes setting up dedicated infrastructure & facilities to integrate such a disruptive warfare ecosystem. In the coming years, government spending on such solutions would skyrocket to mitigate the immediate risks. For instance:

  • In November 2021, the Indian Navy received an advanced Electronic Warfare (EW) suite, 'Shakti,' developed by the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) to detect, identify, classify, and jam the advanced radars. 
  • The same year, in June, the Indonesian government announced a 3-year plan to spend USD 125 billion to upgrade & modernize its military sector.

Key Questions Answered in the Market Research Report:

  1. What are the overall statistics or estimates (Overview, Size- By Value, Forecast Numbers, Segmentation, Shares) of the Global Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market?
  2. What are the region-wise industry size, growth drivers, and challenges?
  3. What are the key innovations, opportunities, current & future trends, and regulations in the Global Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market?
  4. Who are the key competitors, their key strengths & weaknesses, and how do they perform in the Global Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market based on the competitive benchmarking matrix?
  5. What are the key results derived from surveys conducted during the Global Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market study?

Frequently Asked Questions

A. The Global Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market is projected to grow at a CAGR of around 20.42% during 2022-27.

A. The Airborne platform is anticipated to emerge as an area of remunerative opportunities for the leading players in the Global Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market during 2022-27.

A. The various upcoming plans of governments of countries facing various border threats, foreign interventions, terrorism, etc., for defense modernization is a significant growth opportunity for the Global Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market through 2027.

  1. Introduction
    1. Vehicle Type Definition
    2. Research Process
    3. Market Segmentation
    4. Assumptions
  2. Preface
  3. Executive Summary
  4. Impact of COVID-19 on Global Cognitive Electronic Warfare
  5. Global Cognitive Electronic Warfare Trends & Insights
  6. Global Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Next Generation Technology Integration
    1. Artificial Intelligence
      1. Machine Learning
  7. Global Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Dynamics
    1. Drivers
    2. Challenges
  8. Global Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Restructuring
    1. Mergers & Acquisitions
    2. Strategic Collaborations, Joint Ventures
  9. Global Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Regulations & Policies
  10. Global Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Key Initiatives Undertaken by Various Countries
    1. The US
    2. China
    3. Russia
    4. India
    5. Israel
  11. Global Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Ongoing Projects, By Countries
    1. Japan
    2. Brazil
    3. Canada
    4. Poland
    5. Pakistan
  12. Global Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Supply Chain Analysis
  13. Global Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Hotspots & Opportunities
  14. Global Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Outlook, 2017-2027F
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. By Revenues (USD Billion)
    2. Market Share & Analysis
      1. By Capability
        1. Electronic Attack
        2. Electronic Protection
        3. Electronic Support
        4. Electronic Intelligence
      2. By Platform
        1. Navy
        2. Airborne
        3. Land
        4. Space
      3. By Region
        1. North America
        2. South America
        3. Europe
        4. Middle East & Africa
        5. Asia Pacific
  15. North America Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Outlook, 2017-2027F
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. By Revenues (USD Billion)
    2. Market Share & Analysis
      1. By Capability
      2. By Platform
      3. By Country
        1. The United States
        2. Rest of North America
    3. The United States Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Outlook, 2017-2027F
      1. Market Size & Analysis
        1. By Revenues (USD Billion)
      2. Market Share & Analysis
        1. By Capability
        2. By Platform
  16. South America Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Outlook, 2017-2027F
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. By Revenues (USD Billion)
    2. Market Share & Analysis
      1. By Capability
      2. By Platform
  17. Europe Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Outlook, 2017-2027F
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. By Revenues (USD Billion)
    2. Market Share & Analysis
      1. By Capability
      2. By Platform
      3. By Country
        1. Germany
        2. France
        3. The UK
        4. Russia
        5. Italy
        6. Spain
        7. Rest of Europe
    3. Germany Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Outlook, 2017-2027F
      1. Market Size & Analysis
        1. By Revenues (USD Billion)
      2. Market Share & Analysis
        1. By Capability
        2. By Platform
    4. France Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Outlook, 2017-2027F
      1. Market Size & Analysis
        1. By Revenues (USD Billion)
      2. Market Share & Analysis
        1. By Capability
        2. By Platform
    5. The UK Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Outlook, 2017-2027F
      1. Market Size & Analysis
        1. By Revenues (USD Billion)
      2. Market Share & Analysis
        1. By Capability
        2. By Platform
    6. Russia Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Outlook, 2017-2027F
      1. Market Size & Analysis
        1. By Revenues (USD Billion)
      2. Market Share & Analysis
        1. By Capability
        2. By Platform
    7. Italy Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Outlook, 2017-2027F
      1. Market Size & Analysis
        1. By Revenues (USD Billion)
      2. Market Share & Analysis
        1. By Capability
        2. By Platform
    8. Spain Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Outlook, 2017-2027F
      1. Market Size & Analysis
        1. By Revenues (USD Billion)
      2. Market Share & Analysis
        1. By Capability
        2. By Platform
  18. Middle East & Africa Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Outlook, 2017-2027F
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. By Revenues (USD Billion)
    2. Market Share & Analysis
      1. By Capability
      2. By Platform
      3. By Country
        1. Israel
        2. Turkey
        3. South Africa
        4. Rest of Middle East & Africa
    3. Israel Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Outlook, 2017-2027F
      1. Market Size & Analysis
        1. By Revenues (USD Billion)
      2. Market Share & Analysis
        1. By Capability
        2. By Platform
    4. Turkey Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Outlook, 2017-2027F
      1. Market Size & Analysis
        1. By Revenues (USD Billion)
      2. Market Share & Analysis
        1. By Capability
        2. By Platform
    5. South Africa Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Outlook, 2017-2027F
      1. Market Size & Analysis
        1. By Revenues (USD Billion)
      2. Market Share & Analysis
        1. By Capability
        2. By Platform
  19. Asia Pacific Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Outlook, 2017-2027F
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. By Revenues (USD Billion)
    2. Market Share & Analysis
      1. By Capability
      2. By Platform
      3. By Country
        1. China
        2. India
        3. Australia
        4. South Korea
        5. Rest of Asia Pacific
    3. China Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Outlook, 2017-2027F
      1. Market Size & Analysis
        1. By Revenues (USD Billion)
      2. Market Share & Analysis
        1. By Capability
        2. By Platform
    4. India Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Outlook, 2017-2027F
      1. Market Size & Analysis
        1. By Revenues (USD Billion)
      2. Market Share & Analysis
        1. By Capability
        2. By Platform
    5. Australia Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Outlook, 2017-2027F
      1. Market Size & Analysis
        1. By Revenues (USD Billion)
      2. Market Share & Analysis
        1. By Capability
        2. By Platform
    6. South Korea Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Outlook, 2017-2027F
      1. Market Size & Analysis
        1. By Revenues (USD Billion)
      2. Market Share & Analysis
        1. By Capability
        2. By Platform
  20. Global Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Key Strategic Imperatives for Growth & Success
  21. Company Profiles
    1. Cobham Advanced Electronics Solutions
    2. BAE Systems
    3. Elbit Systems
    4. General Dynamics Corporation
    5. Israel Aerospace Industries
    6. L3 Harris Technologies Inc
    7. Leonardo SPA
    8. Lockheed Martin Corporation
    9. Northrup Grumman Corporation
    10. Raytheon Technologies Corporation
    11. SAAB AB
    12. Textron Inc.
    13. Thales Group
    14. Ultra Electronic Group
    15. Teledyne Technologies
    16. Others
  22. Disclaimer
Cognitive Electronic Warfare Market Segmentation