Military Biometrics Market Value By Technology (Facial Recognition, Fingerprint Recognition, Iris Recognition), By Solution (Software, Hardware), By Region - Industry Share, Statistics & Forecast, 2023 - 2032

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  • Published date: June, 2023  |  
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MVI Statistics & Viewpoint:

  • Military Biometrics Market size valued USD 8.3 Billion in 2022.
  • The market is expected to showcase a CAGR of over 7.5% from 2023 to 2032. 
  • By the end of the forecast period, the industry is anticipated to surpass more than USD 15.7 Billion.

Military Biometrics Market

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Military biometrics companies focus on factors like identification/authentication, security/access control, rapid/accurate identification, and integration with existing systems. They prioritize durability/reliability, scalability, interoperability, and privacy/ethical considerations. These companies develop robust technologies for capturing and analyzing unique physical/behavioral characteristics to establish identity accurately. Their solutions seamlessly integrate with military systems, withstand harsh environments, and ensure the responsible use of biometric data.

Market Overview:

The military biometrics market refers to the application of biometric technologies in military and defense operations. Biometrics involves the identification and verification of individuals based on their unique physiological or behavioral characteristics, such as fingerprints, facial features, iris patterns, voice, and gait. The use of biometrics in the military sector offers enhanced security, improved operational efficiency, and reliable identification of personnel in various defense applications. In recent years, the adoption of biometric solutions in military and defense applications has gained significant traction due to the need for enhanced security, accurate identification, and efficient access control. Biometric technologies offer several advantages over traditional identification methods, such as passwords or ID cards, as they provide a higher level of security and are more difficult to forge or manipulate.

Furthermore, growing military spending on securities is contributing to the growth of the market in the coming years, for instance, in 2020, global military expenditure reached approximately $1.98 trillion USD, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). This represented an increase of 2.6% compared to the 2019. The United States has consistently been the world's largest spender on military and defense. In 2020, the U.S. defense budget amounted to around $778 billion USD, accounting for nearly 39% of the global military spending.

Military Biometrics Market Value Insights

Report Coverage


Base Year


Market Size in 2022

USD 8.3 Billion

Forecast Period

2023 to 2032

CAGR (2023 to 2032)


Forecast Year Value, 2032

USD 15.7 Billion

Historical Data for

2019 to 2022

Segment Covered

Technology, Solution, Region

Companies Covered

  • M2SYS Technology
  • NEC Corporation
  • Safran Identity and Security
  • Fulcrum Biometrics LLC
  • and more.  


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Growth Drivers:

  • Combatting Insider Threats and Unauthorized Access: The military operates in highly sensitive and secure environments where the risk of insider threats, espionage, and unauthorized access is a significant concern. Biometric systems offer a robust solution to mitigate these risks by ensuring that only authorized personnel have access to classified areas, weapons, information systems, or military assets. Biometric identification and authentication provide a higher level of security compared to traditional methods such as ID cards or passwords, which can be stolen or forged. 
  • Regulatory and Policy Frameworks: Government regulations and policies play a crucial role in driving the adoption of biometric technologies within the military. Many countries have implemented initiatives to enhance national security and streamline military operations by integrating biometrics into defense and security systems. These policies provide a supportive framework for the development, deployment, and utilization of military biometrics.
  • Personalized Healthcare and Medical Support: Biometric technologies are also being utilized in military healthcare systems to provide personalized medical support and enhance casualty management. Biometric data can be used to monitor soldiers' vital signs, track their health status, and detect potential health risks in real time. This information helps medical personnel deliver timely and targeted interventions, improving medical outcomes and optimizing resource allocation in battlefield medical facilities.

By Technology Synopsys:    

The military biometrics market is divided into fingerprint recognition, facial recognition, iris recognition, and others based on technology. Among these segments, the fingerprint recognition segment is slated to hold the largest share of the military biometrics industry during the forecast period. Fingerprint recognition has long been a staple in biometric identification. It captures and compares unique patterns and ridges on an individual's fingertip for identity verification. Fingerprint recognition is highly reliable, widely accepted, and has a rich history of use in law enforcement and military applications. It is particularly valuable in scenarios where a high level of accuracy is required and where individuals may be wearing gloves or in harsh environments. Fingerprint recognition systems are compact, cost-effective, and suitable for both fixed and mobile deployments, making them well-suited for military operations. 

North America Market Overview:

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The North American military biometrics market hold more than 39% of the revenue share in 2022. The region has a robust defense sector, high defense spending, and advanced technological capabilities. The United States, in particular, has been at the forefront of military biometrics adoption and has a large market for biometric technologies and systems. The U.S. Department of Defense has invested significantly in the research and development of biometric solutions to enhance security, intelligence gathering, and mission effectiveness. Additionally, Canada has also shown a growing interest in military biometrics, contributing to the North American market share.    

Asia-Pacific Market Overview:

The Asia-Pacific region is projected to grow the fastest in the market over the forecast period. Countries such as China, India, South Korea, and Japan have been actively investing in defense modernization and the adoption of advanced technologies. The region's large defense budgets, geopolitical tensions, and increasing security concerns have fueled the demand for biometric solutions in military operations. Countries like China have been at the forefront of biometric technology development and deployment in various sectors, including defense and security. The Asia-Pacific region is expected to contribute significantly to the market share of military biometrics during the forecast period.

Top companies includes in the global military biometrics market:

  • M2SYS Technology
  • NEC Corporation
  • Safran Identity and Security
  • Fulcrum Biometrics LLC
  • Corvus Integration Inc.
  • Aware Inc.
  • Idemia
  • Crossmatch Technologies Inc.  
  • Leidos Holdings Inc.
  • ZKTECO Co. Ltd
  • Other Players

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In-depth analysis of military biometrics market along with industry coverage and forecasting for the following segments: 

Market Size, By Technology

  • Facial Recognition
  • Fingerprint Recognition 
  • Iris Recognition
  • Others

Market Size, By Solution

  • Software 
  • Hardware

Market Size, By Region

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East and Africa
  • Latin America

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