SIPRI

World military spending rises to almost $2 trillion in 2020

Total global military expenditure rose to $1981 billion last year, an increase of 2.6 per cent in real terms from 2019, according to new data published today by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). The five biggest spenders in…

International arms transfers level off after years of sharp growth; Middle Eastern arms imports grow most, says SIPRI

International transfers of major arms stayed at the same level between 2011–15 and 2016–20. Substantial increases in transfers by three of the top five arms exporters—the USA, France and Germany—were largely offset by declining Russian and Chinese arms exports. Middle…

SIPRI Numbers: New Record Level of Global Military Expenditure – Arms Race Continues

Global military spending reaches new record high – SIPRI figures show: the international arms race continues Despite the burning need to solve the major global problems together on the basis of cooperation, the industrial nations continue to rely on arms…