Avalanche Radar Market size was valued at USD 1,104.2 million in 2021, growing at a CAGR of 45.6% during the forecast 2022–2028. The avalanche radar is a C-band doppler radar that is used for the early detection of avalanches, landslides, or any other natural calamities. It can easily detect the movement during avalanche initiation and trigger alarms within a few seconds so that the roads and area can be cleared immediately for the safety of local people. It has various key features such as it operates in the C-band (5.4 GHz) frequency, having a maximum range of up to 2 to 4 km, with an attached early warning system with different levels of warning and alarms. Based on the key features, avalanche radar has various advantages in real-life applications. For example, it is very reliable monitoring of spontaneous and controlled triggered avalanches in the long-range, easy deployment. It can be operated autonomously in all weather conditions. The increasing demand for avalanche radar will drive the global avalanche market growth. The military and defense sector has a high demand for avalanche radar systems to locate soldiers trapped in snow during natural disasters. Moreover, it has great applications in weather forecasting. Hence, avalanche radar demand is increasing at a significant rate due to the need for improvement in avalanche prediction in extreme weather conditions such as snow avalanches, fog, and other natural calamities. Also, the advanced technology and continuous innovations with government support, initiatives, and projects in this field will boost the global avalanche radar market growth. However, the high cost of investment and maintenance costs associated with it may hinder the overall avalanche market growth. The lack of skilled labor and increasing prices of raw materials also might affect the growth of the avalanche radar market. Geographically, Europe held the major market share in the global avalanche radar market and is expected to dominate the global market in the forecasted years.
Recent Market Developments:
In Aug 2020, Wyssen Avalanche Control of Switzerland installed the towers with the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) Avalanche Mitigation Program.