The globe's top arms companies sold $370.7 billion worth of military equipment last year, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri)
. The United States dominates the trade,
accounting for $209.7 billion of the global total in 2015.
Out of the top-10 companies featured on the following infographic, seven are American.
Lockheed Martin was the top arms-producing company in 2015 with its sales amounting to $36.4 billion. Boeing was second with $28 billion while BAE Systems from the UK came third with $25.5 billion. China was excluded from Sipri's research due to a lack of comparable and sufficiently accurate data.