Global military spending remains high at $1.7 trillion | SIPRI

Global military spending remains high at $1.7 trillion. World military spending 1988–2017. Data and graphic: SIPRI. (Stockholm, 2 May 2018) Total world military expenditure rose to $1739 billion in 2017, a marginal increase of 1.1 per cent in real terms from 2016, according to new figures from the Stockholm International Peace Research ...

Here Are the Top 10 Countries Exporting Weapons …

France sold weapons to 81 countries between 2013 and 2017. Its largest clients were: Egypt (25% of all sales), China (8.6% of all sales), and India (8.5% of …

What Are North Korea's Military Capabilities?

According to a 2017 U.S. Department of Defense report and a 2016 South Korean Ministry of National Defense report, the North Korean military has more than 1,300 aircraft, nearly 300 …

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Soviet military strength to U.S. policymakers and the public for the first time. DIA also produced similar documents describing North Korean military strength in 1991 and 1995. In 2017, DIA began to produce a series of unclassified Defense Intelligence overviews of major foreign . …

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But one thing it did have, thanks to its bloated Cold War military budget, was a lot of surplus equipment for its armed forces. And so, in what must be one of the oddest commercial agreements ever signed, Gorbachev agreed to turn over to Pepsi a fleet of 17 obsolete Soviet Navy diesel attack submarines along with a decommissioned cruiser ...

List of countries by level of military equipment - Wikipedia

Japan, South Korea and Poland are generally considered de facto nuclear states due to their believed ability to wield nuclear weapons within 1 to 3 years. South Africa produced six nuclear weapons in the 1980s, but dismantled them in the early 1990s. South Africa signed the NPT in 1991.

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World Energy Consumption Statistics | Enerdata

According to Statistics Norway, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the country declined by 3.5% in 2020 to 49.3 MtCO 2eq (-1.8 MtCO 2 eq) thanks to a reduction in emissions from oil and gas extraction (-5%, i.e. -722 ktCO 2 eq), in air traffic (-32%, i.e. -356 ktCO 2 eq), and in road transport (-4%, i.e. -346 ktCO 2 eq, due to travel restriction, home office and the increasing share of electric ...

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around the world. This report also demonstrates that a change in course would bring substan- ... the war, the costs of repair and refit for military equipment, increases in recruitment and re- ... 17. Table 2: Possible Economic Costs of Staying the Course (Through 2017) 5 will begin to drop significantly in 2009. But historically appropriations ...

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Military and security aid (33 percent) primarily goes toward helping allies purchase U.S. military equipment, training foreign military personnel, …

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Taliban Hold Parade With US-Made Weapons In Show Of Strength

The exercise involved dozens of US-made M117 armoured security vehicles driving slowly up and down a major Kabul road with MI-17 helicopters …

Walkie Talkie History: From World War II to Nextel

A signaler with the SCR-536 walkie talkie, the first hand-held model. (Wikimedia Commons)The walkie-talkie has its roots in World War II. Early on, radio technology was an area full of excitement, as inventors would come up with novel uses for the airwaves that would create new ways of thinking about how people interacted.

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US Provides Military Assistance to 73 Percent of World's ...

For purposes of the present assessment, I used Freedom House's 2016 Freedom in the World report, even though its 2017 report is now available. I did so because the 2016 report reflects its assessment of political rights and civil liberties as they existed in 2015, which would roughly correspond with the military assistance and arms sales data ...

Here are the top 10 defense contractors in the world

The arms sales of the 10 Russian companies amounted to $37.7 billion in 2017, which accounts for 9.5 percent of total top 100 arms sales. Here's a roundup of …

Military expenditure | SIPRI

World military spending, by region, 1988–2020. Data and graphic: SIPRI The core work of the military expenditure project is to collect, analyse, process and publish data on military expenditure worldwide, and to monitor and analyse trends in military expenditure over time, looking at their economic, political and security drivers and their ...

Size and Composition Around the World 2017

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Army Official: Foreign Military Sales for Vehicles, Tanks ...

Photo: Oshkosh Defense. WARREN, Mich. — Conflicts and instability around the world will continue to drive foreign military sales of U.S.-made combat vehicles and expand their market globally, an Army official said April 26. "If I look across at the world situation right now — the tensions that are going on ... in the Middle East, the [South] China Sea, the promise of all the nations in ...

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Review 2019 - World Trade Organization

Chart 2.1 World merchandise trade volume and real GDP at market exchange rates, 2008-2018 (Indices, 2008=100) Chart 2.3 World exports in commercial services by sector and annual growth, 2008-2018 (US$ billion and average annual percentage change) * Provisional estimate. Source: WTO estimates. Source: WTO-UNCTAD-ITC estimates. Source: WTO ...

How countries around the world view democracy, military ...

October 30, 2017. How countries around the world view democracy, military rule and other political systems. By John Gramlich. ... Views From 17 Advanced Economies. Family is preeminent for most publics but work, material well-being and health also play a key role.

Future of Aviation

The air transport industry is expanding and the future of aviation is a bright one. In 2017, airlines worldwide carried around 4.1 billion passengers. They transported 56 million tonnes of freight on 37 million commercial flights. Every day, airplanes transport over 10 million passengers and around USD 18 billion worth of goods.

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