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The SIPRI Top 100 arms-producing and military services companies in the world excluding China, 2012

March 4, 2014 Comments off

The SIPRI Top 100 arms-producing and military services companies in the world excluding China, 2012
Source: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

The SIPRI Top 100 lists the world’s 100 largest arms-producing and military services companies (excluding Chinese companies)[a], ranked by their arms sales in 2012. The list is based on the comprehensive SIPRI Arms Industry Database, which contains financial and employment data on the world’s major arms-producing and military services companies.

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SIPRI Yearbook 2013

June 6, 2013 Comments off

SIPRI Yearbook 2013

Source: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

From press release:

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) today launches the findings of SIPRI Yearbook 2013, which assesses the current state of international security, armaments and disarmament. Key findings include: (a) Alone among the five legally recognized nuclear weapon states, China expanded its nuclear arsenal in 2012; (b) The number of personnel deployed with peace operations worldwide is falling rapidly, due to the withdrawal from Afghanistan; (c) Progress towards a global ban on cluster munitions stalled in 2012.

2013 summary (PDF)

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New — World military spending reached $1.6 trillion in 2010, biggest increase in South America, fall in Europe according to new SIPRI data

April 11, 2011 Comments off

World military spending reached $1.6 trillion in 2010, biggest increase in South America, fall in Europe according to new SIPRI data
Source: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

World military expenditure in 2010 is estimated to have been $1630 billion, an increase of 1.3 per cent in real terms. The region with the largest increase in military spending was South America, with a 5.8 per cent increase, reaching a total of $63.3 billion, according to new data published today by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). The comprehensive annual update of the SIPRI Military Expenditure Database is accessible from today at http://www.sipri.org.

+ Background paper on SIPRI military expenditure data, 2010 (PDF)
+ SIPRI Military Expenditure Database

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