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Arms exports in constant prices of 1990

(US dollars)

The United States of America is the top country by arms exports in the world. As of 2017, arms exports in the United States of America was 12,394 million US dollars that accounts for 39.86 % of the world's arms exports. The top 5 countries (others are Russian Federation, France, Germany, and Israel) account for 75.96 % of it. The world's total arms exports was estimated at 31,097 million US dollars in 2017.

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What is arms exports?

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.