Laser Rangefinder Market Size Worth $644.38 Million By 2032 | CAGR: 7.1%

Laser Rangefinder Market Size Worth $644.38 Million By 2032 | CAGR: 7.1%

The global laser rangefinder market size is expected to reach USD 644.38 billion by 2032, according to a new study by Polaris Market Research. The report “Laser Rangefinder Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Type (Hand-held Laser Rangefinder, Telescope Laser Rangefinder); By Range; By End-User; By Region; Segment Forecast, 2024 - 2032” gives a detailed insight into current market dynamics and provides analysis on future market growth.

The growing need for advanced, highly precise equipment in a variety of industrial processes as well as the equipment's broad use in surveying, navigation, and photography. Increasing adoption of laser rangefinder on a worldwide scale is by improving defense equipment. The market is affected by the growing demand for rangefinders to increase accuracy and precision. Moreover, it provides broad utility by enhanced integration with both day and night vision technology, which makes it an effective tool for military operations.

For instance, in July 2023, at The US missile range at White Sands, New Mexico, a mobile laser was tested. This was H4, a Raytheon-designed and produced palletized 10-kilowatt laser. The H4 is a brand-new Pentagon idea that aims to create a transportable laser. The primary objective is to make the laser simple to attach to various platforms and to move over great distances.  

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In recent years there has been a rise in adoption of laser rangefinder as the medium range of laser light as opposed to ultrasonic or radar approaches is one of the primary advantages of employing laser technology for distance assessment. This characteristic makes it possible for a beam to be more focused, which improves spatial resolution. High-range laser pulses are used in military-grade rangefinders, which have a range measurement capability of several to tens of kilometers. However, these pulses might endanger human vision despite the safety precautions, which emphasizes the significance of cautious operation.

Solid-state, semiconductor diode, fiber, and CO2 lasers are only a few of the laser sources that have been used in the development of laser rangefinders. Because of this diversity, military applications may make use of the best technology available, taking into account aspects like precision, range, and weather conditions.

Laser Rangefinder Market Report Highlights

  • The telescope laser rangefinder segment accounted for the maximum share due to its ability to precisely measure long distances and produce instant results.
  • Medium-range laser rangefinders have dominated the market due to their ability to measure the distance between the field and the object quickly, producing quicker results.
  • The construction segment is expected to witness the highest CAGR over the anticipated period, which is mainly accelerated by growing the latest technologies for businesses for its great range accuracy and practical measurement, reducing labor costs.
  • North America led the industry and accounted for a majority of market revenue share owing to a rapidly growing need for the adoption of advanced machinery
  • The global key market players include Flir Systems, Inc., Kongsberg Gruppen ASA., Lockheed Martin Corporation, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Robert Bosch GmbH, and Thales Group.

Polaris Market Research has segmented the laser rangefinder market report based on type, range, end-user and region:

Laser Rangefinder, Type Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • Hand-held Laser Rangefinder
  • Telescope Laser Rangefinder

Laser Rangefinder, Range Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • Very low
  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

Laser Rangefinder, End-User Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • Construction
  • Sports
  • Military
  • Forestry
  • Agriculture
  • Industrial
  • Power Industry
  • Others

Laser Rangefinder, Regional Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • North America
  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • UK
  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Russia
  • Netherlands
  • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Indonesia
  • Australia
  • Malaysia
  • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa
  • UAE
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Israel
  • South Africa
  • Rest of Middle East & Africa

Laser Rangefinder Market Report Scope

Report Attributes


Market size value in 2024

USD 373.09 million

Revenue forecast in 2032

USD 644.38  million


7.1% from 2024 – 2032

Base year


Historical data

2019 – 2022

Forecast period

2024 – 2032

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2024 to 2032

Segments covered

By Type, By Range, By End-User, By Region

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America; Middle East & Africa


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