Body Armor Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Armor Type (Soft Armor, Hard Armor, Accessories), By Material Type (Aramid, Polyethylene, Ceramic, Steel, Composite Ceramic),  By Protection Level (Ballistic, Stab, Slash Protection),  By End-user (Military, Law Enforcement Agencies, Private Security Firms, Civilians), COVID-19 Impact Analysis, Regional Outlook, Growth Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2023 - 2031

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Market Overview:

Global Body Armor Market size was USD 3.1 Billion in 2022. Covid-19 impacts have been unprecedented and staggering on a global scale. With the pandemic leading to positive demand shocks for the Self-Storage Market across all domains and region between 2023 and 2031. The Market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.9% from USD 3.3 Billion in 2023 to USD 5.9 Billion in 2031. The Sudden rise in CAGR is attributed to this Market growth returning to the pre-pandemic level once the pandemic is over.

The Body  Armor Market refers to the global industry that produces and supplies protective clothing and gear designed to protect the wearer from ballistic threats, such as bullets and shrapnel. This Market encompasses a variety of products including soft and hard Armor vests, helmets, shields, and other related accessories used by military, law enforcement, and security personnel, as well as civilians.

The Body  Armor Market is driven by a variety of factors, including rising global conflicts and terrorism threats, increasing crime rates, and advancements in material science and technology.

Scope of Body Armor Market Report:

A recent market research report added to repository of Intellectual Market Insights Research is an in-depth analysis of Global Body Armor Market. On the basis of historic growth analysis and current scenario of Body Armor market place, the report intends to offer actionable insights on global market growth projections. Authenticated data presented in report is based on findings of extensive primary and secondary research. Insights drawn from data serve as excellent tools that facilitate deeper understanding of multiple aspects of global Body Armor market. This further helps users with their developmental strategy.

This report examines all the key factors influencing growth of global Body Armor market, including demand-supply scenario, pricing structure, profit margins, production and value chain analysis. Regional assessment of global Body Armor market unlocks a plethora of untapped opportunities in regional and domestic market places. Detailed company profiling enables users to evaluate company shares analysis, emerging product lines, pricing strategies, innovation possibilities and much more.

The report covers the all the aspects of industry with dedicated study of key players that includes market leaders, followers and new entrants by region. PORTER, SVOR, PESTEL analysis with the potential impact of micro-economic factors by region on the market have been presented in the report. External as well as internal factors that are supposed to affect the business positively or negatively have been analyzed, which will give clear futuristic view of the industry to the decision makers.

Body Armor Market Drivers:

There are several factors driving the development of the global Body Armor Market, including:

Increasing Security Threats is driving the Market growth.

The rising security threats across the globe, such as terrorism, organized crimes, and civil unrest, are driving the demand for Body  Armor. Governments and law enforcement agencies worldwide are investing heavily in Body  Armor for their personnel to protect them from ballistic threats. Additionally, the growing number of shooting incidents in public places has increased the demand for personal Body  Armor among civilians.

Technological Advancements increasing the growth of Market.

The development of new materials and technologies is driving the growth of the Body  Armor Market. The Body  Armor manufacturers are continuously investing in research and development to develop lighter, stronger, and more comfortable materials. The use of advanced materials like graphene, carbon nanotubes, and aramid fibers has led to the development of highly effective and lightweight Body  Armor. The technological advancements have made it possible to manufacture Body  Armor that provides better protection while being lighter and more comfortable to wear.

Body Armor Market Trends:

One trend in Body  Armor Market Increasing Demand for Wearable Technology.

The Body  Armor Market is witnessing a rising demand for wearable technology. Wearable technology is being integrated into Body  Armor to provide better situational awareness, communication, and health monitoring. For example, some Body  Armor vests now come with built-in sensors and communication systems that allow wearers to send and receive information in real-time. This trend is expected to continue as technology advances, and the demand for more sophisticated Body  Armor systems grows. The UK government's Ministry of Defence (MoD) reported that in 2019, over 16,000 Body  Armor vests were issued to UK military personnel. This indicates the growing demand for Body  Armor among military personnel.

The Australian government's Department of Defence reported that it had issued over 22,000 Body  Armor vests to its military personnel in 2020. This represents a significant increase in demand for Body  Armor in Australia.

Body Armor Market Restraining Factors:

One Potential Restraint for the Body  Armor Market is Limited Durability

While Body  Armor can provide protection against ballistic threats, it is not indestructible. The repeated use, exposure to extreme temperatures and conditions, and age can cause the Armor to lose its effectiveness over time. This limited durability can lead to frequent replacements, adding to the overall cost and reducing the demand for Body  Armor.

Report Coverage:

Report Scope And Segmentations:

Study Period


Base Year


Estimated Forecast Year


Growth Rate

CAGR of 6.9%From 2023 To 2031


Deployment Mode, Organization Size, End-User


USD Billion

Armor Type

·         Soft Armor

·         Hard Armor

·         Accessories

Material Type

·         Aramid

·         Polyethylene

·         Ceramic

·         Steel

·         Composite Ceramic

Protection Level

·         Ballistic

·         Stab

·         Slash Protection

End user

·         Military

·         Law Enforcement Agencies

·         Private Security Firms

·          Civilians



  • North America (U.S., Canada, Mexico)
  • Europe (Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, Russia, Rest Of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, Asian, Rest Of Asia-Pacific)
  • Rest of the world

 The Key Player Strategies in the Market:

  • In October 2021, Point Blank Enterprises announced the launch of its new ballistic helmet, the VESTA™ modular helmet system, which provides enhanced protection and comfort for law enforcement officers.
  • In September 2021, Safariland, LLC announced a partnership with Digital Barriers, a provider of surveillance and security technologies, to develop integrated solutions for law enforcement and military applications.
  • In August 2021, Honeywell International Inc. announced the launch of its new Spectra Shield® 6360, a lightweight and high-performance ballistic material that provides increased protection for law enforcement officers.
  • In July 2021, Point Blank Enterprises announced the acquisition of The Protective Group (TPG), a leading provider of ballistic-resistant protective equipment and armored vehicle solutions.
  • In June 2021, Safariland, LLC announced a partnership with Defense Technology, a leading provider of less-lethal solutions, to develop new products and solutions for law enforcement agencies.
  • In May 2021, DuPont de Nemours, Inc. announced a partnership with SAATI, a leading manufacturer of engineered technical textiles, to develop advanced materials for Body Armor applications.
  • In April 2021, Armor Express announced the acquisition of KDH Defense Systems, a leading provider of Body Armor solutions to the US Department of Defense. 

Body Armor Market Players Analysis:

Here is a list of some of the companies profiled in the Body Armor Market:

  • Honeywell International Inc.
  • DuPont de Nemours, Inc.
  • MKU Limited
  • Craig International Ballistics Pty Ltd.
  • Pacific Safety Products Inc.
  • EnGarde Body Armor B.V.
  • AR500 Armor
  • Survitec Group Limited
  • Revision Military, Inc.
  • ArmorSource LLC
  • S. Armor Corporation
  • Protection Group Danmark A/S
  • Craig International Ballistics Pty Ltd.
  • Ballistic Body Armor Pty Ltd.
  • Safeguard Armor LLC  

Body Armor Market Players & Competitor Analysis:

The report covers the key players of the industry including Company Profile, Product Specifications, Production Capacity/Sales, Revenue, Price and Gross Margin 2021-2028 & Sales with a thorough analysis of the market’s competitive landscape and detailed information on vendors and comprehensive details of factors that will challenge the growth of major market vendors.

Body Armor Market Segmentation Analysis:

Body  Armor Market into different segments based on several factors, such as deployment mode, Organization Size, End-user.

By Product Type:

The Body  Armor Market can be segmented based on the type of Body  Armor products available, such as soft Armor, hard Armor, and accessories. Soft Armor includes products made from materials such as Kevlar, while hard Armor includes products made from ceramic, steel, or polyethylene. Accessories can include items such as carriers, helmets, and shields.

By Material Type:

Aramid: Aramid fibers, such as Kevlar, are commonly used in soft Body  Armor due to their high strength-to-weight ratio and flexibility.

Polyethylene: Polyethylene is a lightweight and durable material that is often used in hard Body  Armor.

Ceramic: Ceramic materials are hard and brittle and are often used in hard Body  Armor to provide protection against high-velocity rifle rounds.

Steel: Steel is a heavy and durable material that is often used in hard Body  Armor.

Composite Ceramic: Composite ceramic materials combine the strength and durability of ceramic with the flexibility of other materials, such as aramid fibers.

By Protection Level:

This segment analyses the different levels of protection provided by Body  Armor:

Ballistic: This refers to the ability of Body  Armor to protect against ballistic threats, such as bullets and shrapnel.

Stab: This refers to the ability of Body  Armor to protect against stab threats, such as knives and other sharp objects.

Slash Protection: This refers to the ability of Body  Armor to protect against slashing attacks, such as with a razor or a sharp blade.

By Application:

The Body  Armor Market can be segmented based on the application or end-use of the products, such as military, law enforcement, and civilians. Military applications include Body  Armor used by soldiers, while law enforcement applications include Body  Armor used by police officers. The civilian segment can include Body  Armor used by private security personnel, hunters, and individuals for personal protection.

The report also helps in understanding Global Body Armor Market dynamics, structure by analyzing the market segments, and project the Global Body Armor Market size. Clear representation of competitive analysis of key players by type, price, financial position, product portfolio, growth strategies, and regional presence in the Global Body Armor Market make the report investor’s guide.

Global Body Armor Market Regional Analysis:

North America accounted for the highest xx% market share in terms of revenue in the Body Armor market and is expected to expand at a CAGR of xx% during the forecast period. This growth can be attributed to the growing adoption of Body Armor. The market in APAC is expected to witness significant growth and is expected to register a CAGR of xx% over upcoming years, because of the presence of key Body Armor companies in economies such as Japan and China.

The objective of the report is to present comprehensive analysis of Global Body Armor Market including all the stakeholders of the industry. The past and current status of the industry with forecasted market size and trends are presented in the report with the analysis of complicated data in simple language.

Regional Snapshots:

North America: The North American Body  Armor Market is expected to witness significant growth due to the increasing demand for advanced Body  Armor solutions for law enforcement agencies, military forces, and private security firms. The United States is the largest Market for Body  Armor in North America due to the high demand from law enforcement agencies and military forces.

Europe: The European Body  Armor Market is also expected to witness substantial growth due to the increasing use of Body  Armor by military forces and law enforcement agencies in the region. The United Kingdom, Germany, France, and Italy are the major Markets for Body  Armor in Europe.

Asia Pacific: The Asia Pacific Body  Armor Market is expected to grow at a significant rate due to the rising demand for lightweight and advanced Body  Armor solutions for military and law enforcement applications. China, India, and Japan are the major Markets for Body  Armor in the Asia Pacific region.

Middle East and Africa: The Middle East and Africa Body  Armor Market are expected to grow at a steady rate due to the increasing demand for Body  Armor solutions for military and law enforcement applications. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and South Africa are the major Markets for Body  Armor in the Middle East and Africa.

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North America
  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Switzerland
  • Belgium
  • Germany
  • France
  • U.K.
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Netherland
  • Turkey
  • Rest of Europe
  • India
  • Australia
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Japan
  • China
  • Malaysia
  • Thailand
  • Indonesia
  • Rest Of APAC
Latin America
  • Mexico
  • Argentina
  • Peru
  • Colombia
  • Brazil
  • Rest of South America
Middle East and Africa
  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Egypt
  • South Africa
  • Rest Of MEA

Points Covered in the Report:

The points that are discussed within the report are the major market players that are involved in the market such as market players, raw material suppliers, equipment suppliers, end users, traders, distributors and etc.

The complete profile of the companies is mentioned. And the capacity, production, price, revenue, cost, gross, gross margin, sales volume, sales revenue, consumption, growth rate, import, export, supply, future strategies, and the technological developments that they are making are also included within the report. This report analysed 12 years data history and forecast.

The growth factors of the market are discussed in detail wherein the different end users of the market are explained in detail.

Data and information by market player, by region, by type, by application and etc., and custom research can be added according to specific requirements.

The report contains the SWOT analysis of the market. Finally, the report contains the conclusion part where the opinions of the industrial experts are included.

Key Industry Developments:

  • In August 2021, the Canadian government announced a $17.4 million investment in the development of next-generation Body Armor for the Canadian Armed Forces. The investment will be used to develop lightweight and flexible Body  Armor solutions that offer enhanced protection for soldiers.
  • In July 2021, the US Army awarded a $50 million contract to Ceradyne, a subsidiary of 3M, for the production of next-generation Body Armor plates. The new plates will be made of advanced materials that offer enhanced protection against multiple rounds of ammunition.
  • In June 2021, the UK Ministry of Defence announced a £16.5 million investment in the development of new Body Armor solutions for soldiers. The investment will be used to develop lightweight and flexible Body  Armor that offers enhanced protection against new and emerging threats.
  • In May 2021, the Australian government announced a $13.9 million investment in the development of new Body Armor solutions for Australian soldiers. The investment will be used to develop lightweight and flexible Body  Armor that offers enhanced protection against new and emerging threats.

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Research Scope of Body Armor Market:

  • Historic year: 2018- 2021
  • Base year: 2022
  • Forecast: 2023 to 2031
  • Representation of Market revenue in USD Million

Body Armor Market Trends: Market key trends which include Increased Competition and Continuous Innovations Trends:

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How Much The Global Body Armor Market Valued?

    During the forecast period, the Global Body Armor Market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.9%, and it is projected to reach a Market size of USD 5.9 Billion by 2031. as of 2022, the Market was valued at USD 3.1 Billion.

  • Which Region Has The Largest Share In 2022 For The Global Body Armor Market?

    North America and Europe region has the largest share of the Global Body Armor Market

  • What Are The Driving Factors For The Market?

    The driving factors for the Global Body Armor Market by Increasing demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) from military and law enforcement agencies, Growing security concerns and rising crime rates, Advancements in materials technology and product design, Government regulations mandating the use of Body Armor for certain occupations and situations.

  • What Are The Major Players In The Market?

    Honeywell International Inc., DuPont de Nemours, Inc.Armor Express, Ballistic Body Armor Pty Ltd., Safeguard Armor LLC, and others are major players in the Market.

  • PUBLISHED ON : June, 2022
  • BASE YEAR : 2023
  • STUDY PERIOD : 2020-2032
  • NO OF PAGES : 380

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