Arms market: the United States, Russia and Germany, France and Britain dominated the highest in Asia to buy enthusiasm
data for: U.S. arms exports to its share of global arms trade as much as 30% of the total.
3 14, long-term concern of the international arms control issues, Sweden Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) released a report analyzing the 2006 to 2010, international arms trade trends. The report shows that in five years, the world’s top five suppliers of major conventional weapons, is still the United States (the global arms trade, arms exports accounted for 30% of total), Russia (23%), Germany (11%), France (7% ) and the United Kingdom (4%), which together account for a global arms trade, 75% of the total.
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U.S. arms deliveries, all exporting countries in the long-term top. 2010 alone, U.S. arms dealers on the delivery of 52 combat aircraft, 108 tanks and 2,439 other armored vehicles. In recent years, the United States decided to provide more advanced and more variety of weapons systems that will ensure Washington’s allies more effectively meet their security needs.
Russia between 2006 and 2010 continue to earn foreign exchange through export of weapons. Asian market share of total global exports of the country about 14%. Among them, India is the biggest beneficiary of Russian arms exports, New Delhi, 82% of weapons imported from Russia. As another major buyer of Russian weapons, China’s military progress and its potential level of the “copy” capability attracted the attention of Moscow, but the latter is still willing to provide the S-400 air defense systems, Il-76 transport aircraft and Su – 33 carrier-based aircraft.
Germany is also the past five years, the winner of the international arms market. Compared to the 2001 to 2005, its arms exports rose 96% in the global market share increased by 4 percentage points. Naval Weapons are the strengths of German arms exports in 2006 to 2010, the proportion of the ship to reach 44% of all exports.
France from 2006 to 2010, arms exports increased over the last five years, nearly 10%. Aircraft and ships of the total deliveries of 1/3. However, in France in the global arms market share declined.
the UK between 2006 to 2010 the export of aircraft accounted for 50% of total exports, the global share fell by 11%.
Asian arms purchases warm up
report cited data show that in the past five years, the global arms trade volume than the 2001 to 2005 increased by 24% . Main buyers are still concentrated in Asia and Oceania (accounting for 43% of total imports), followed by Europe (20%), Middle East (17%), Americas (12%) and Africa (7%). First four are the biggest buyers of conventional arms in Asia: India accounted for 9% of total imports, China accounted for 6%, South Korea 6%, Pakistan 5%.
to win from Asia, the Middle East, North Africa and Latin America, large orders, all major arms exporting countries competing. For example, France, Russia, Sweden and the United States, Brazil and India are competing for orders for aircraft, France, Germany, Italy and Algeria, the British naval equipment in the race order.
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This report shows that the past five years, India has become the world’s largest arms importer. Indian government earlier announced 2011-2012 fiscal year defense budget of 1.64 trillion rupees ($ 36.3 billion), compared to the previous two years this figure increased by more than 40%. “India Times” published an article that will cost the country billions of dollars next year to update its air force and navy aircraft carrier fighter. Although military spending is still less than neighboring China, but it does not slow down the pace of military modernization in India.
since the 1999 conflict in Kashmir, New Delhi on the United States, Russia, Israel and France and other countries signed a total value of $ 50 billion arms purchase agreement. As the Indian military-industrial “limited ability”, which nearly 70% dependent on foreign imports of weapons in the foreseeable future, the status of such weapons will not import large fundamental change.
“Indian Defense” website, pointed out that India is preparing to sign a purchase and the French “Mirage” -2000 fighters agreement, worth an estimated $ 2.1 billion. India and the United States will sign the purchase of 10 C-17 “Globemaster” transport aircraft of the strategic agreement, the total amount of $ 4.1 billion. In addition, in the next 10 years, the Indian Army also plans to purchase more than 600 aircraft all kinds of helicopters, the Navy is promoting named “Project 75″ project, the sixth generation to be purchased as soon as possible, “cutting-edge submarine,” the Air Force plans from 2020 gradual introduction of 250-300 Russian Sukhoi T-50 fifth-generation stealth fighter.
Indian military analyst, Colonel Marshall became Ajax Yishu was carat said that India in recent years increasingly great importance to military construction, so a huge demand for arms purchases. British “Jane’s Defense Weekly,” the analysis said that in the booming economy and growing national strength, driven by India began to pursue a more important international role, such as the United Nations Security Council permanent seats. In support of their political views, New Delhi’s military is eager to introduce more global tasks, participation in international natural disaster relief and peacekeeping operations.