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Global military spending remains high at $1,7 trillion

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Total world military expenditure rose to $1739 billion in 2017, a marginal increase of 1.1% in real terms from 2016, according to...

Controlling additive manufacturing and intangible transfers of technology

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Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) researchers Kolja Brockmann and Robert Kelley published a research paper last month, about the challenges brought...

African military spending down slightly in 2017

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Military expenditure was down slightly in 2017, but higher than a decade ago as world military spending reached its highest level since...

US arms exports grow significantly with Asia and the Middle East...

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Continuing an upward trend that began in the early 2000s, the volume of international transfers of major weapons in 2013/17 was 10%...

African arms imports down

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Over the last decade, African arms imports dropped by 22 per cent, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), but...

Global arms sales rising – report

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Sales of arms and military services by the world's largest arms-producing and military services companies totalled $374.8 billion in 2016, according to...

World military spending: increases in the US and Europe, decreases in...

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Total world military expenditure rose to $1 686 billion in 2016, an increase of 0.4% in real terms from 2015, according to...

Growth in international arms trade driven by Middle East and Asia

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The volume of major international arms transfers has grown continuously since 2004 and increased by 8.4 per cent between 2007–11 and 2012–16,...

SIPRI: Time to rethink the peace operations partnership in Africa

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In anticipation of next week's opening of the annual session of the United Nations Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations in New York...

Africa remains the major focus of multilateral peace operations – SIPRI

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Last year saw the number of multilateral peace operations decline by two to 61, the first decrease since 2010, but Africa continues...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...