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The US Firearms and Ammunition Market: 2014 Edition

Publish Date:November 2014
No. of Pages:86

Format : Adobe Reader (PDF) Instant delivery

US$ 800.00

Scope of the report

The report titled “The US Firearms and Ammunition Market: 2014 Edition” provides an in-depth analysis of the United States firearms and ammunition market (including handguns and long guns) with detailed analysis of market sizing and growth, market share and economic impact of the industry. The report also assesses the key opportunities in the market and outlines the factors that are and will be driving the growth of the industry. Growth of the overall firearms and ammunition industry has also been forecasted for the period 2014-19, taking into consideration the previous growth patterns, the growth drivers and the current and future trends. Further, key players of the industry like Smith & Wesson, Freedom group, Alliant Techsystems and Ruger Corporation are profiled.

Product Coverage

Handgun
Long gun
Mortar
Small caliber ammunition
Medium Caliber ammunition
Large Caliber ammunition
Artillery ammunition

Company Coverage

ATK
Freedom Group
Smith & Wesson
Ruger& Co.

Executive Summary

The firearms and ammunition industry manufactures small arms (including shotguns, rifles, revolver, pistols, machine guns and grenade launchers), small arms ammunition, other ammunition and ordnance and accessories. The major consumer markets of US arms and ammunition are military, civilians and law enforcement. It is observed that the majority of US citizens own a gun as the denial rate in background checks for the licensing of guns is very low, which is a major factor to fuel growth of the firearms industry. The US firearms and ammunition market is expected to show rapid pace of growth on the back of growing demand of firearms not only in military but also in the areas of self-defense and shooting games. Being a production hub as well as large domestic market for arms and ammunition, the US As a hub of production as well as sales of arms and ammunition, the production and sales of firearms in the US continues to increase at a rapid pace.

The firearms and ammunition industry significantly affects the national economy as it generates federal tax, state tax and excise tax, and creates jobs. With the increasing popularity of the shooting and hunting sports and an increasing number of people, especially women, opting for the same, the demand of shotguns and shooting rifles is anticipated to increase at a notable rate in the coming years.

1. Executive Summary

2. The US Firearms & Ammunition Industry

2.1 Overview of the Firearms and Ammunition Market

2.1.1 Handgun
Pistol
Revolver
2.1.2 Rifle
2.1.3 Shotgun

2.2 Firearms Laws
2.3 Global Firearms and Ammunition Industry: Size and Growth
2.4 Global Firearms and Ammunition Industry Forecast: Size and Growth
2.5 Firearms and Ammunition: Split by product segments (2013)
2.6 Firearms and Ammunition: Split by End Markets (2013)

3. The US Firearms Market: An Analysis

3.1 The US Firearms Market Split: Military and Non Military (2013)
3.2 The US Firearms Market: Share of Gun Sale by Type
3.3 The US Firearms Market segmentation: Long guns & Handguns

3.3.1 The US Long gun Market by value
3.3.2 The US Hand gun Market by value

4. The US Firearms Trade- Exports & Imports
 
4.1 Total Handguns exports and imports by volume (2008-2014)
4.2 Total Rifles exports and imports by volume (2008-2014)
4.3 Total Shotguns exports and imports by volume (2008-2014)
4.4 Total Pistols exports and imports by volume (2008-2014)
4.5 Total Revolvers exports and imports by volume (2008-2014)
4.6 Share of Firearms Market by Country
4.7 Share of Export of Firearms by Country
4.8 The US Share of Firearms Export to Different Countries
4.9 Firearms Import in the US by Type

5. The US Ammunition Market: An Analysis

5.1 The US Military Ammunition Market by value (2013-2019E)
5.2 The US Military Ammunition Market by Segment

5.2.1 Small Caliber market by value (2013-2019E)
5.2.2 Artillery market by value (2013-2019E)
5.2.3 Mortar Caliber market by value (2013-2019E)
5.2.4 Medium Caliber market by value (2013-2019E)
5.2.5 Large Caliber market by value (2013-2019E)

6. Firearms and Ammunition Industry: Economic Impact in the U.S

6.1 Jobs Created by Firearms and Ammunition Industry
6.2 Wages Earned from Firearms and Ammunition Industry
6.3 Taxes Generated from Firearms and Ammunition Industry

6.3.1 Business Taxes
6.3.2 Excise Tax

7. Competitive Landscape: US Firearms and Ammunition Market

8. Market Dynamics of Firearms and Ammunition Market

8.1 Growth Drivers

8.1.1 Expansion of Shooting Industry
8.1.2 Increasing Demand of Guns for Self Defense
8.1.3 Increase in Number of Background Checks
8.1.4 Increased Terrorist attacks

8.2 Challenges
8.3 Market Trends

8.3.1 Increase in Gun Ownership by Women
8.3.2. New Technology of Smart Guns

9. Company Profiles: US Firearms and Ammunition Market

9.1 Smith and Wesson

9.1.1 Business Overview
9.1.2 Financial Overview
9.1.3 Business Strategy

9.2 Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK)

9.2.1 Business Overview
9.2.2 Financial Overview
9.2.3 Business Strategy

9.3 Ruger Corporation

9.3.1 Business Overview
9.3.2 Financial Overview
9.3.3 Business Strategy

9.4 Freedom Group (Remington Outdoor Co.)

9.4.1 Business Overview
9.4.2 Financial Overview
9.4.3 Growth Strategies
Figure 1: Types of Firearms
Figure 2: Semi-Automatic Pistol
Figure 3: Revolver Gun
Table 1: Type of Rifles
Figure 4: Semi Auto Battle Rifle
Figure 5: Tactical Pump Shotgun
Table 2: Laws/Acts Enforced on Firearms and their Enactment Date
Figure 6: Global Firearms and Ammunition Industry Revenues, 2008-2013E (in US$ billion)
Figure 7: Global Firearms and Ammunition Industry Revenues, 2014F-2018F (in US$ billion)
Figure 8: Split by product segment: firearms & ammunition (2013)
Figure 9: Split by End Markets: Military, Civilians and Law enforcement (2013)
Figure 10: Split of the US firearms industry, 2013 (US$ billion)
Figure 11: Split of the US firearms industry, Non-military, 2013 (in %)
Figure 12: Share of Total Guns Sale by Type (2013)
Figure 13: The US Long gun market- by value, 2008-13 (US $billion)
Figure 14: The US Long gun market- by value, 2014E-19E (US $billion)
Figure 15: The US Hand gun market- by value, 2008-13 (US $billion)
Figure 16: US Hand gun market- by value, 2014E-19E (US $billion)
Figure 17: Total Handguns exports and imports by volume, 2008-2014 (in thousand units)
Figure 18: Total Rifles exports and imports by volume, 2008-2014 (in thousand units)
Figure 19: Total Short guns exports and imports by volume, 2008-2014 (in thousand units)
Figure 20: Total Pistols exports and imports by volume, 2008-2014 (in thousand units)
Figure 21: Total Revolvers exports and imports by volume, 2008-2014 (in thousand units)
Figure 22: Market Share of Countries by Sales in Firearms Industry (2013)
Figure 23: Share of Export of Firearms by Country (2013)
Figure 24: The US Share of Firearms Export to Different Countries (2013)
Figure 25: Firearms Import in the US by Type (2013)
Figure 26: Total Military Ammunition Market-by value, 2013-19E (in US$ billion)
Figure 27: Small Caliber market by value, 2013-2019E (in US$ million)
Figure 28: Artillery market by value, 2013-2019E (in US$ million)
Figure 29: Mortar Caliber market by value, 2013-2019E (in US$ million)
Figure 30: Medium Caliber market by value, 2013-2019E (in US$ million)
Figure 31: Large Caliber market by value, 2013-2019E (in US$ million)
Table 3: Economic Impact of the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Industry in the US (2013)
Table 4: Taxes Generated from Firearms and Ammunition in the US (2013)
Figure 32: Direct Economic Impact of Arms and Ammunition Industry: 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2013 (US$ Billion)
Figure 33: Total Economic Impact of Arms and Ammunition Industry: 2008, 2009 2011 and 2013(US$ Billion)
Figure 34: Direct Jobs Created in Arms and Ammunition Industry: 2008, 2009,2011 and 2013
Figure 35: Total Jobs Created in Arms and Ammunition Industry: 2008, 2009, 2011and 2013
Figure 36: Direct Wages Paid in Arms and Ammunition Industry: 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2013 (US$ Billion)
Figure 37: Total Wages Paid in Arms and Ammunition Industry: 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2013 (US$ Billion)
Figure 38: Federal Taxes Generated by Arms and Ammunition Industry: 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2013 (US$ Billion)
Figure 39: State Tax Generated by Arms and Ammunition Industry: 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2013 (US$ Billion)
Figure 40: Excise Tax Generated by Arms and Ammunition Industry: 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2013 (US$ Million)
Table 5: Leading Players of US Arms & Ammunition Market
Table 6: US Arms & Ammunition Market: Key Players and their product areas
Table 7: Name of Companies and Firearms Produced
Figure 41: US firearms industry: Sales of handguns and shotguns by leading players, 2013 (in US$ million)
Table 8: US Arms & Ammunition Market: Sales of Leading Companies
Figure 42: Reason for Ownership of Guns in the US
Table 8: Purchasing, Possession and Registration Laws - Different States in US (2013)
Figure 44: Share of Gun Ownership by Women in the US: 2002 to 2011
Figure 45: Smith Net Revenue: 2011-14 (US$ Million)
Figure 46: ATK Net Revenue (consolidated): 2011-14 (US$ Million)
Figure 47: Ruger’s Net Revenue: 2011-13 (US$ Million)
Figure 48: Freedom’s Net Revenue: FY 2011-13 (US$ Million)