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Explosive Detectors Market Size, Share & Industry Analysis, By Technology (Trace Detector, Bulk Detector), By Product Type (Vehicle Mounted, Handheld, Robotics, Others), By End User (Military & Defence, Cargo & Transport, Aviation, Public Places, Others) and Regional Forecast, 2022-2029

Region : Global | Report ID: FBI102597 | Status : Ongoing



Explosive detection is a technologically advanced non-destructive inspection process to determine explosive material. Explosive detection techniques can be classified as bulk detection and trace detection. In bulk detection X-ray-based technologies are used to detect explosive material. Trace detection involves the chemical detection of explosives by collecting and analysing small amounts of explosive particles. Explosive detectors are used in the security check-in department of international as well as a domestic airport.

The factor expected to drive the market is the increasing usage of automatic security equipment. It is used to detect the explosives of small objects. Moreover, the rise in terrorist activities across the globe anticipated to boost the market. The innovation of more reliable and cost-effective explosive detectors are the upcoming opportunities for the market. However, increasing cyber threats and decreasing government spending on explosive detectors are affecting the market growth.

Key Market Driver -

Rise in Terrorist Activities across the Globe

Key Market Restraint -

Increasing Cyber Threats and Decreasing Government Spending on Explosive Detectors

Market Segmentation:

By technology, the market is segmented into the trace detector and bulk detector. Based on product type, the market is segmented into vehicle-mounted, handheld, robotics, and others. Based on end user, the market is categorized into military & defence, cargo & transport, aviation, public places, and others. From a geographical standpoint, the market is categorized into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World.

Key Players Covered:

The major companies in the global explosive detectors market report include American Science & Engineering, Inc. (The U.S.), Analogic Corporation. (The U.S.),Chemring Group PLC (The U.K.), Flir Systems, Inc. (The U.S.), Implant Sciences Corporation (ISC) (The U.S.), L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. (The U.S.), Leidos Holdings, Inc. (The U.S.), Nuctech Co. Ltd.( China), OSI Systems, Inc. (The U.S.), Safran SA (France), Smiths group Plc,( The U.K.),and among others.

Key Insights

  • Explosive detection techniques

  • Increasing cyber threats

Regional Analysis:

The global explosive detectors market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World. North America is expected to be the largest market for explosive detectors during the forecast period. This growth is attributed to the presence of key companies in the U.S., such as American Science & Engineering, Inc. (The U.S.), Analogic Corporation. (The U.S.), Flir Systems, Inc. (The U.S.), Implant Sciences Corporation (ISC) (The U.S.), L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. (The U.S.).

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Asia-Pacific witnesses to be the fastest-growing region during the forecast period. Increasing government initiatives led to the potential growth of explosive detectors in China. In China, increasing focus on airport security is anticipated to boost the market. Europe registers a remarkable market share during the forecast period due to the rise in terrorist activities in France. In the Middle East & Africa, increasing infrastructural development of the international airport in South America and the Middle East & Africa is propelling the market.




By Technology

  • Trace Detector

  • Bulk Detector

By Product Type

  • Vehicle Mounted

  • Handheld

  • Robotics

  • Others

By End User

  • Military & Defence

  • Cargo & Transport

  • Aviation

  • Public Places

  • Others

By Geography

  • North America (The U.S., Canada)

  • Europe (The UK, Germany, France, Russia, and Rest of Europe)

  • Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, South Korea, and Rest of Asia Pacific)

  • Rest of the World (South America, and the Middle East & Africa)

Explosive Detectors Market Industry Developments

  • In September 2019, UK-based Smiths Detection and the US Transportation Security Administration has secured a contract with a valuation of USD 96.8 million to supply checkpoint CT systems. In this contract technologically advanced X-ray programme is used to identify the explosive components.

  • In April 2019, German based Smiths Detection’s distributor Dainippon has secured a contract with Ezeiza International Airport (Argentina) to deliver a high-speed explosives detection system.

  • Ongoing
  • 2021
  • 2018-2020


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