Smoke Bomb Market - Global Industry Dynamics 2019-2020, Trends and Forecast 2021-2028

The smoke bomb is a high volume, a slow-burning device designed primarily for outdoor use in riot control situations that deploys large amounts of grey-white colored smoke for around two minutes. Smoke explosives are canister-type explosives used mainly for signaling purposes making a location, covering soldiers or police activity during combat situations, and even for displays of fireworks and paintball matches. Smoke bombs create more smoke than usual smoke grenades, which are often used in fireworks.

Driving and Restraining Factors:

  • The rise in naval and air campaigns, as well as the number of protests and violent unrest across the world, have raised competition in the industry

  • Additionally, there is an increasing need for effective crowd control measures due to the rise in domestic violence, civil unrest, and demonstrations in several regions of the world, which further increases the smoke bombs sector

  • Moreover, increased demand for colorful smoke bombs used in gaming applications and photography further raises the demand for smoke bombs during the forecast period

  • Growing demand for high-end gaming courts and pre-wedding photoshoots provides tremendous opportunities for comprehensive use of smoke bombs

  • The growing need for the production of environment-friendly smoke bombs and portable multi-shot bomb launchers further enhances the market growth

  • Rising research and developmental activities to generate lightweight smoke with maximum security measures are likely to increase market growth during the forecast period

  • Chance of chemical pollution could, therefore, hamper business growth of smoke bombs market

Trends & Opportunities:

  • In addition to attractive features, market developments and innovations, and easy availability of multiple product types are expected to drive market growth for smoke bombs

  • Owing to innovative products, such as handheld multiple shot smoke bombs launchers the industry is expected to register rapid and high growth of smoke bombs in the upcoming years

Market Segmentation:

  • The global smoke bombs market can be segmented based on type, application, end-use, distribution channel, and region

  • Based on type, the global smoke bombs market can be classified into a micro smoke bomb, burst smoke bomb, wire-pull smoke bomb, and others

  • Based on application, the global smoke bombs market can be categorized into riot control, screening & obscuring, signaling, and others

  • In terms of end-use, the global smoke bombs market can be classified into law enforcement, military and defense officials, and others

  • In terms of the distribution channel, the global smoke bombs market can be bifurcated into online and offline. The offline segment can be further divided into supermarkets/ hypermarkets, specialty stores, and others. The online segment can be sub-divided segmented into e-commerce websites and company websites.

  • Based on region, the global smoke bombs market can be divided into North America (U.S., Canada, and Rest of North America), Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, and Rest of Europe), Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, and Rest of Asia Pacific), Middle East & Africa (GCC Countries, South Africa, and Rest of the Middle East & Africa), and South America (Brazil and Rest of South America)

Competition Landscape:

  • Prominent players operating in the global air fresheners market include CBW Agencia, Centanex, Chemring Group PLC, Safariland, LLC, 3rd Light LLC, DAEKWANG CHEMICALS CO., LTD., Rheinmetall AG, Sport Smoke, LLC, and Condor Non-Lethal Technologies, among others


  • By Type:

    • Micro Smoke bomb

    • Burst Smoke bomb

    • Wire-pull Smoke bomb

    • Other Smoke bombs

  • By Application:

    • Riot control

    • Screening & obscuring

    • Signaling

    • Others

  • By End-use:

    • Law Enforcement

    • Military and defense officials

    • Others

  • By Distribution channel:

    • Online

    • Offline

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