The United States of America is the top country by arms exports in the world. As of 2016, arms exports in the United States of America was 9,894 million US dollars that accounts for 31.86 % of the world's arms exports. The top 5 countries (others are Russian Federation, Germany, France, and China) account for 75.64 % of it. The world's total arms exports was estimated at 31,052 million US dollars in 2016.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services.