Drone Payload Market - Trends Forecast Till 2028

Drone Payload Market by Type (Cameras and sensors, Radar and communication, Weaponry), Users (Défense, Agriculture and environment, Media and entertainment, Energy, Government, Construction and archaeology, transportation, insurance, tourism) and region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa and South America)

Published Date: December, 2021

Base Year Estimate: 2020

Report ID: D-AD-DPM-1027


Number of Pages: 258

Domain: Aerospace & Defense

Drone Payload Market – Trends Forecast Till 2028

The global drone payload market size is projected to reach a CAGR of 13.9% 2021-2028.

UAVs are unmanned platforms that utilize onboard sensors to effectively function and perform according to their specified mission profile. The sensors are integrated onboard as payload and are used for controlling several aspects of flight of the UAVs. Besides providing a complete battlefield assessment from an aerial perspective, the onboard payload systems are also used for gathering mission data and transmitting them to the ground-based data canters for evaluation.

Digitization and technological advancements in camera, drone specifications, mapping software, multidimensional mapping, and sensory applications are some of the factors that have supported long-term expansion for Drone Payload Market.

Drone Payload Market Research Report

North America dominates the global UAV payload market. Increasing military drone activities, along with increasing commercial and recreational application of drones has opened up greater avenues for the payload industry.

Drone Payload Market is segmented into type, end user and region.

On the basis of Type

  • Cameras and sensors
  • Radar and communication
  • Weaponry

On the basis of End-User Industry

  • Defence
  • Agriculture and environment
  • Media and entertainment
  • Energy
  • Government
  • Construction and archaeology

On the basis of Region

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

Insights are provided for each region and major countries within the regions

Drone Payload Market Primary Respondent


Key Players

  • AeroVironment, Inc.
  • SZ DJI Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Parrot SA
  • Thales Group
  • FLIR Systems, Inc.
  • Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.
  • Textron Inc.,
  • Go Pro, Inc.
  • Elbit Systems Ltd.
  • Aeryon Labs Inc.

Recent Developments

  • September 2018, Yuneec International Co. Ltd. (Yuneec), in an effort to expand its current product portfolio of UAV payloads, launched the E10T. The E10T is an advanced thermal camera system featuring an all-in-one three-axis gimbal, dual thermal imaging and low light camera.
  • December 21,2021-GoPro (NASDAQ: GPRO) announced a downloadable camera update for its flagship HERO10 Black camera that enables new features and recording options, unlocking even more creative options for HERO10 Black owners. New features include support for GoPro's Max Lens Mod super-wide angle lens accessory, support for GoPro's legendary in-camera Super View digital lens all the way up to 5.3K60 video and support for 24 frames per second video—a favourite of film and television producers.

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Report Scope


Report Feature


Growth Rate

CAGR of 13.9% during the forecasting period, 2021-2028

Historical Data


Forecast Years


Base Year


Units Considered

Revenue in USD billion and CAGR from 2021 to 2028

Report Segmentation

type, end user and region.

Report Attribute

Market Revenue Sizing (Global, Regional and Country Level) Company Share Analysis, Market Dynamics, Company Profiling

Regional Level Scope

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

Country Level Scope

U.S., Japan, Germany, U.K., China, India, Brazil, UAE, South Africa (50+ Countries Across the Globe)

Companies Profiled

AeroVironment, Inc., SZ DJI Technology Co., Ltd., Parrot SA, Thales Group, FLIR Systems, Inc., Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd., Textron Inc., Go Pro, Inc., Elbit Systems Ltd., and Aeryon Labs Inc.

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