Civilian Non lethal Self Defense Weapons Market in North America expected to increase to $82.16m
The Transparency Market Research has come out with a latest market report entitled “Civilian Less Lethal and Self Defense Weapons Market – North America Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 – 2023”. The report reveals that the 2014 valuation of the civilian less lethal and self defense weapons market in North America was at $58.10 million. The growth rate in the 2015 – 2023 Period could be accounted at a 4% CAGR. In 2023, the valuation can be $82.16 million.
What are Non Lethal Self Defense Weapons?
Non lethal weapons refer to instruments which can result in short-term damages to groups or individuals without resulting permanent injury or death. In North America, sprays, gases, electroshock weapons etc are some of these types of weapons which are getting popular. The U.S. Proper distribution of less lethal self-defense weapons particularly result in short-term disabling of assailants and can assist victims to escape from the spot. The civilian less lethal and self-defense weapons market in North America is estimated to become a main market for suppliers of civilian self-defense products. Various state and national laws in Canada and the U.S regulate the possession of these weapons.
Many companies are trying to make these weapons to cater to the demand for more self-defense weapons and to make use of sophisticated available technology. Traditional weapon manufacturers, following fears revealed by humanitarian groups about use of deadly force by armed troops on civilians, are also entering into the production of less lethal weaponry. The rise in demand for self-defense devices is also forcing lethal weapons developers to serve the North American civilian markets.
There has been classification of the civilian less lethal and self defense weapons market into various categories like animal repellants, tasers, stun guns, batons, knives, pepper sprays, lighting devices, air powered guns etc. The demand for pepper sprays is growing with females who are using it for self defense purposes. In North America, the need for safety is driving up the demand for pepper sprays.
Non Lethal Self-Defense Weapons: Market Opportunities in North America and Canada
Faster investment in development and research of less lethal and self-defense weapons for North American civilians is anticipated to drive up profitable opportunities in the time span predicted. The demand for these tools for customers is anticipated to make the market grow significantly.
The use of tasers and stun guns are prohibited strictly for Canadian civilians as the market share is lower in the area. But hunting seasons in Canada have led to a steady need for knives and animal repellants. Civilians in the U.S are allowed to keep less lethal weapons that comply with the national and state self-defense laws. There are many online retailers, storefront retailers, wholesalers and distributors in the nation that supply different self-defense and less lethal weapons. Customers as well as sellers stand the risk of facing criminal charges due to unauthorized distribution.
Some of the main less lethal weapon manufacturers are Salt Supply Company, Arma USA, Inc., Oxley Group, Kimber Mfg, Piexon AG, Safariland Group, AMTEC Less Lethal, Pepperball Technologies, Inc., SABRE Security Equipment Corporation, TASER International, Inc. and LRAD Corporation among many other names.
Civilian Non lethal Self defense Weapons for US and Canada:
- Animal Repellants
- Pepper Sprays
- Lighting Devices
- Stun Guns
- Air Power weapons
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