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FORECAST INTERNATIONAL RELEASES VERSION 3.1 OF ITS PLATINUM FORECAST SYSTEM
Dec 07, 2016
BUSINESS JET MARKET TO RESUME POSITIVE GROWTH TREND
Oct 31, 2016
SHORT-TERM GROWTH PROJECTED FOR LIGHT MILITARY ROTORCRAFT MARKET
AIRBUS HELICOPTERS TO LEAD MARKET

Oct 13, 2016
FORECAST INTERNATIONAL PREDICTS A WORLD MARKET FOR 5,480 INDUSTRIAL POWER GENERATING GAS TURBINE ENGINES WORTH $105 BILLION OVER THE NEXT 10 YEARS
Oct 05, 2016
REGIONAL AIRCRAFT MARKET STABILIZING; LONG-TERM GROWTH PROJECTED
Sep 23, 2016
FORECAST INTERNATIONAL: INSATIABLE DEMAND FOR DATA AND CONNECTIVITY DRIVE COMMERCIAL SATELLITE MARKET
Sep 12, 2016
GLOBAL DEFENSE MARKET ON UPSWING AS ASIA SPEARHEADS GROWTH
Sep 08, 2016
FROM CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE TO TOTAL WAR – THE FLOW OF INFORMATION REMAINS PROFITABLE
Sep 01, 2016
FORECAST INTERNATIONAL: 15-YEAR WORLD AVIATION GAS TURBINE MARKET WORTH A STAGGERING $1.2 TRILLION
Aug 22, 2016
FORECAST INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS NAVAL RADAR MARKET WORTH MORE THAN $13 BILLION OVER 10 YEARS
Jul 18, 2016
SMALLSATS PLAY GROWING ROLE IN $29 BILLION REMOTE SENSING SATELLITE MARKET
Jul 13, 2016
FORECAST INTERNATIONAL: F-35 LIGHTNING II TO DOMINATE FIGHTER MARKET
Jul 12, 2016
FORECAST INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS $2.74 TRILLION LARGE JETLINER MARKET OVER NEXT 10 YEARS
Jul 11, 2016
FORECAST INTERNATIONAL EXPECTS AIRBUS AND BOEING BACKLOGS WILL DECLINE IN 2016
Jun 16, 2016
U.S. NAVY'S NEXT-GEN JAMMER TO LEAD 10-YEAR, $5 BILLION ELECTRONIC ATTACK MARKET
Jun 06, 2016
ELECTRONICS CONTINUE TO DOMINATE THE LANDSCAPE, WHILE SLEP LOOMS AS A PRIORITY FOR THE FIGHTER/ATTACK/TRAINER R&M MARKET
May 09, 2016
FORECAST INTERNATIONAL SEES SYRIAN CONFLICT DRIVING NEIGHBORS' SECURITY POSTURES
Mar 28, 2016
U.S. DEFENSE ELECTRONICS – SIGNS OF GROWTH AS BUDGETS REMAIN TIGHT
Mar 21, 2016
FORECAST INTERNATIONAL: CHANGES IN COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE HIGHLIGHT MEDIUM/HEAVY MILITARY ROTORCRAFT MARKET
Feb 22, 2016

Press Release

Contact: William N. Ostrove, Aerospace Systems Analyst
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Imaging Data Requirement Spurring Projected $18 Billion Satellite Market


 

NEWTOWN, Conn. [April 18, 2011] — In a new study, "The Market for Civil & Commercial Remote Sensing Satellites," Forecast International projects that the worldwide civil and commercial remote sensing satellite market will be worth $18 billion from 2011-2020. Over the same timeframe, some 115 remote sensing satellites will be produced.

According to aerospace systems analyst William Ostrove, the study's author, governments are the primary buyers of satellite image data. “In addition,” notes Ostrove, “private companies are increasingly relying on such data for many commercial activities. Also utilizing imagery data collected from satellites are municipalities and scientific and other organizations. This increased demand for remote sensing satellite data will drive satellite production during the study's forecast period of 2011-2020.”

Satellite imagery is well suited to meet the needs of governments and militaries. Commercial satellite operators supplement satellite systems owned and operated by government agencies. For example, satellites can pass over areas where aircraft are restricted from flying. Forecast International's study details this relationship in its discussion of the EnhancedView program. Under the program, the U.S. National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA) will pay satellite operators, DigitalGlobe and GeoEye for satellite data.

Government agencies also form valuable partnerships with private industry to develop and operate satellite fleets. According to the study, "Many programs around the world such as the Indian Cartosat, Canadian Radarsat, and Franco-Italian COSMO-SkyMed/Pleiades blur the distinction between government and privately operated satellite networks." These satellite networks provide imagery to both government and commercial customers and provide strong competition to privately operated satellite companies.

The study notes that the industries that are increasingly relying on satellite data include urban planning, natural resource exploitation, agriculture, mapping and navigation, transportation, and scientific study of Earth's climate. Other uses of satellite imagery include environmental treaty monitoring, damage estimation for insurance claims, real estate appraisal, and assistance during natural disasters.

Top manufacturers in the remote sensing satellite industry include EADS Astrium, Lockheed Martin, Thales Alenia Space, Ball Corporation, and Mitsubishi Electric.

As uses and demand for remote sensing satellite data increases, the opportunities for manufacturers will also increase. Operators need to upgrade their fleets with the latest technology, increase fleet sizes, and replace older satellites. Those changes will drive a healthy market during the 2011-2020 period.

Forecast International, Inc. (http://www.forecastinternational.com) is a leading provider of Market Intelligence and Analysis in the areas of aerospace, defense, power systems and military electronics. Based in Newtown, Conn., USA, Forecast International specializes in long-range industry forecasts and market assessments used by strategic planners, marketing professionals, military organizations, and governments worldwide. To arrange an interview with Forecast International’s editors, please contact Ray Peterson, Vice President, Research & Editorial Services (203) 426-0800, ray.peterson@forecast1.com. Proprietary Special Research is also available. Contact Jonathan Watson, Managing Director, The Forecast Consulting Group (j.watson@forecast1.com). Questions regarding Sales may be directed to sales@forecast1.com.



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