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Global arms industry sales rise

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Sales of arms and military services by the sector’s largest 25 companies totalled $361 billion in 2019, 8.5% more than in 2018 according to...

Sales by world’s top 25 defence companies up by nearly 10...

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Sales of arms and military services by the sector’s largest 25 companies totalled $361 billion in 2019, 8.5% more than in 2018. The largest...

Arms sales by China’s four biggest companies in the sector rose...

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Arms sales by China’s four biggest companies in the sector rose by 4.8% in 2019 compared with 2018 to $56.7 billion, a leading conflict...

New SIPRI yearbook

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Despite an overall decrease in nuclear warheads in 2019, all nuclear weapon possessing states continue to modernise nuclear arsenals is one of the findings...

African military spending up nearly 20% over the last decade

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Over the last ten years, African military spending grew by 17%, rising to $41.2 billion in 2019, according to new research from the Stockholm...

Russia records $1 billion in military orders from Africa over the...

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African countries have ordered around $1 billion worth of military hardware from Russia over the last six months, according to Russian officials, as Russia...

World arms exports continued to increase over the last five years,...

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International arms exports increased by 5% between 2015 and 2019 compared to the previous five years, according to new data from the Stockholm International...

Global arms sales up by 5 per cent

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Sales of arms and military services by the sector’s largest 100 companies (excluding those in China) were up by 4.6% in 2018 compared to...

Sub-Saharan Africa spending less on defence

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Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have been spending less on defence over the last five years, down from a 2014 peak, research has found. According to...

Foreign military activity increasing in the Horn of Africa

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The presence of foreign militaries in the Horn of Africa is increasing, with a wide variety of international security actors—from Europe, the United States,...

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Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

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Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...
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