The global aerospace, defence & security industry experienced a 35% decline in the number of electronic warfare-related patent applications in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter. The total number of electronic warfare-related grants dropped by 35% in Q2 2023, according to GlobalData’s Patent Analytics. A detailed analysis of the key trends, impotant value chains, and the leading companies associated with the high intensity warfare theme are included in GlobalData’s High Intensity Warfare (HIW) / High Intensity Conflict (HIC) – Thematic Research report. Buy the report here.
Notably, the number of electronic warfare-related patent applications in the aerospace, defence & security industry was 720 in Q2 2023, versus 1,102 in the prior quarter.
The top five companies accounted for 11% of patenting activity
Analysis of patenting activity by companies shows that Alphabet filed the most electronic warfare patents within the aerospace, defence & security industry in Q2 2023. The company filed 20 electronic warfare-related patents in the quarter, compared with 20 in the previous quarter. It was followed by Huawei Investment with 18 electronic warfare patent filings, Raytheon Technologies (15 filings), and Ford Motor (14 filings) in Q2 2023.
Patenting activity was driven by the US with a 37% share of total patent filings
The largest share of electronic warfare related patent filings in the aerospace, defence & security industry in Q2 2023 was in the US with 37%, followed by China (33%) and Japan (4%). The share represented by the US was 5% higher than the 33% share it accounted for in Q1 2023.
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