Unmanned Aerial Refuelers Market - Trends Forecast Till 2028

Unmanned Aerial Refuelers Market, by System (Probe & Drogue, Boom Refueling, Autonomous), Component (Pumps, Valves, Hoses, Boom, Probes, Fuel Tanks, Pods), Aircraft Type (Fixed, Rotary, End User and Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa and South America)

Published Date: November, 2021

Base Year Estimate: 2020

Report ID: D-AD-UARM-496


Number of Pages: 322

Domain: Aerospace & Defense

Unmanned Aerial Refuelers Market – Trends Forecast Till 2028

The global Unmanned Aerial Refuelers market size is projected to reach USD 255.3 million by 2026 at a CAGR of 16.9% from USD 145.7 million in 2021 during the forecast period 2021-2028.

Unmanned Aerial Refuelers better known as aerial refuelling is a process that involves the transfer of aviation fuel from an unmanned aircraft/ drone to another aircraft. Usually, the aircraft involved are military aircrafts. This process allows the aircrafts to extend its flight time. The unmanned drones supplying the fuel are special designed for the purpose. These unmanned aerial refuelers can be a game changer in the area of military usage.

With the surge in the expenditure countries make on defence along with the development of advanced arial tanks and the increased combat aircraft procurement are some of the factors that have supported long-term expansion for Unmanned Aerial Refuelers Market.

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing widespread concern and economic hardship for consumers, businesses, and communities across the globe. With lockdown and other imposed restriction, the market has been affected negatively. The aftermarkets anyhow have sustained their demand and supply chain.

Unmanned Aerial Refuelers Market Report

North America is expected to be the largest market during the forecast period. With the increased expenditure made on defence along with the steady growth of military aviation sector and the presence of key players in the region is the reason for its market dominance.

Unmanned Aerial Refuelers Market is segmented into component, system, aircraft type, end user and geography.

On the basis of Component

  • Pumps
  • Valves
  • Nozzles
  • Hoses
  • Boom
  • Probes
  • Fuel tanks
  • Pods
  • Others

On the basis of End-User

  • OEM
  • Aftermarket

On the basis of Aircraft Type

  • Fixed Wing
  • Rotary Wing

On the basis of System

  • Probe & Drogue
  • Boom Refuelling
  • Autonomous

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

Unmanned Aerial Refuelers Market Primary Respondent


Key Players

  • Cobham plc
  • Eaton Corporation
  • Airbus
  • Boeing
  • GE Aviation

Recent Developments

  • In September 2021, the Boeing MQ-25 Stingray first took off its flight.
  • In December 2020, Boeing and the US Navy have for the first time tested a flight of the MQ-25 T1 test asset with an aerial refuelling store (ARS), it is seen as a significant milestone in the development of the unmanned aerial refuelling tanker.

Reasons to Acquire

  • Increase your understanding of the market for identifying the best and suitable strategies and decisions on the basis of sales or revenue fluctuations in terms of volume and value, distribution chain analysis, market trends and factors
  • Gain authentic and granular data access for Unmanned Aerial Refuelers market so as to understand the trends and the factors involved behind changing market situations
  • Qualitative and quantitative data utilization to discover arrays of future growth from the market trends of leaders to market visionaries and then recognize the significant areas to compete in the future
  • In-depth analysis of the changing trends of the market by visualizing the historic and forecast year growth patterns

Report Scope


Report Feature


Market Revenue In 2021

USD 145.7 million

Growth Rate

CAGR of 16.9% 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

component, system, aircraft type, end user and geography

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

Cobham plc, Eaton Corporation, Airbus, Boeing, and GE Aviation

Available Customization

In addition to the market data for Unmanned Aerial Refuelers Market, Delvens offers client-centric report and customized according to the company’s specific demand and requirement.

Please complete the form below:

This website is secure and your personal details are safe. Privacy Policy

Please complete the form below:

This website is secure and your personal details are safe. Privacy Policy

Please complete the form below:

This website is secure and your personal details are safe. Privacy Policy

Choose License Type
Global: 50+ Countries

Note: Report data and information will be by Country.

Regional Report

Note: Report data and information will be by Country.

Country Specific Report

Bundle Reports

50% Discount on all additional reports  

Special Pricing

Avail customised purchase options to meet your specific research requirements.

Custom Tailored Services

Delvens. offers transformed research reports where syndicated reports are not sufficient to provide solutions to your business.

Subscription Model

Get latest and trending updates throughout the year on the reports you buy.