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Global defence trade reaches a record breaking $65 billion in 2015...

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The global defence trade reached a record-breaking $65 billion in 2015 fuelled by conflict in the Middle East and military spending in...

African arms imports grew by 19 per cent over the last...

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Between 2006–10 and 2011–15, major arms imports by states in Africa increased by 19 per cent, according to the Stockholm International Peace...

Global arms sales declined slightly in 2014, but grew outside Europe...

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The world's biggest arms manufacturers recorded a slight decline in sales in 2014, particularly those based in Western Europe and North America,...

SIPRI maintains UN peace ops have not become more dangerous

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A new report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) on fatality trends in United Nations peace operations reveals the rate...

Peace operations on the increase, personnel decreasing

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Peace operations, whether they are peacekeeping or peace support, are on the increase and the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) points...

African military spending rose in Africa in 2014 – report

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Military spending in Africa increased by 5.9 per cent in 2014, with the top two spenders Algeria and Angola, both major oil...

Recent Nigerian military acquisitions

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Nigeria's military is acquiring new and second-hand hardware for all three branches of service as it battles Boko Haram insurgents on land...

More details on South African arms exports for 2014

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More details have emerged regarding the export of South African military hardware last year, which amounted to almost R3 billion and included...

African arms imports increased 45 per cent over last decade –...

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African arms imports increased by 45 per cent between the periods 2005–2009 to 2010–14, with Algeria importing the most during this period,...

Top 100 arms companies saw sales fall in 2013 – SIPRI

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The 100 largest arms companies saw sales dip 2% in 2013 to $402 billion, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...