Military Fitness Training Equipment Market
Staying physically fit and strong is the basic thing given utmost importance in the military, because stronger army personnel contribute to the strength of the army. Additionally, many challenges are experienced by soldiers in different regions, terrains, and battle conditions. One way of sustaining them is by staying fit. Realizing this, the armed forces of every nation focus on providing customary training to the personnel. With advanced technologies coming to the aid, specialized fitness training equipment are incorporated in the training routines of the military. With rising awareness among the military organizations about the mission specific fitness needs of the army personnel, the market for the military fitness training equipment is expected to grow at a faster pace in the years to come.
In recent times, compulsory fitness training sessions are incorporated in the armed forces of different nations, in order to increase their combat strength. There is a special focus on the mission-oriented training that changes with time, place, and conditions. With these requirements, the need for including specialized training equipment in fitness workout sessions is realized. There was also an increase in the facilities and military infrastructure for the armies in recent years. The increase in defense spending by the nations also gives the required boost for the armies to procure more specialized and sophisticated fitness training equipment for the soldiers.
Demand from the US military is driving the North America Military Fitness Training Equipment Market:
In terms of geography, the North American region holds the maximum market share, currently in the military fitness training equipment market, globally, due to the high demand from US military. The United States holds the largest share in the North American segment of the market. Deployment of US troops in various regions of the world, due to the country engaging in various global conflicts, is one of the major factors affecting the increase in market share of the North American region. The US army is continuously procuring new and advanced training equipment for various military bases across the United States. In April 2018, Alpha Warrior Battle Rig was unveiled at the Maxwell Wellness and Fitness Center annex, United States, for the Air force personnel of Maxwell Air force base, US Air force. There are also compulsory fitness tests for the US army. It has an Army Physical Fitness program that has two factors, the weigh-in and the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT). For army personnel, APFT has to be taken twice a year and they need to meet the minimum criteria to be eligible for the promotions and transfers. The United States is also planning to increase the number of military personnel, as well as increase the fitness standards of the military by 2028. Factors like these are expected to boost the growth of the military fitness training equipment market in North America during the forecast period.
Not just the United States, almost all armies are moving toward specialized fitness training equipment for soldiers. With countries looking to enhance the combat strength and fitness levels of their army personnel, the market for military fitness training equipment is expected to grow rapidly in the years to come.
About the Market
The Military Fitness Training Equipment Market is expected to register a CAGR of 2.5%, during the forecast period (2018-2023). Increase in compulsory military training and mission-oriented training for the armies is driving the growth of the market.
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