Arms & Defense

The World's Arms Exports

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The volume of international transfers of major weapons in 2012 to 2016 was 8.4 per cent higher than in 2007 to 2011, according to the SIPRI Arms Transfers Database. This was the highest volume for any five-year period since 1990. The total for 2016 stood at $ 31 billion. The biggest exporters by far are the United States and Russia.



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