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Weapons Journal: 13 September 2007 — Where weapons come from and where they go

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62.9% of sales from the largest 100 arms producing companies in 2005 came from the U.S., according to SIPRI. 40 companies contributed to the U.S. ranking, together raking in $182.5 billion for that year.

SIPRI lists the companies as: “Boeing, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, General Dynamics, L-3 Communications, United Technologies Corp., SAIC, Computer Sciences Corp. and 31 others (see full list).”

Arms Transfer Agreements
Source: Source: CRS Report for Congress, Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations, 1998-2005

Major NATO countries supplied over 61% of arms transfers between 1998-2005.

Movers and shakers – who’s buying and selling arms

Arms Exports and Imports
Source: Control Arms; also at Global Issues

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