Top Ten Arms Importing Countries

Top Ten Arms Importing Countries

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Marines with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit load three AH-1W Super Cobra helicopters onto a U.S. Air Force C-17 at Manas Air Base, Kyrgyzstan, March 16, 2008. The Marines are headed down range to Afghanistan as part of the troop plus-up authorized by the President of the United States in January. The Marines will be a part of the NATO-International Security Assistance Force, conducting operations to extend the authority of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force/Lt Col Adriane Craig)

If we say that this is era of wars and conflicts then it is true because every country is somehow facing some kind of civil war and terrorism, to overcome these types of problems modern weapons are very important. Ever country is trying to become powerful and strong then other countries and for that purpose biggest arms industries are required, the biggest example we have is United States of America it has some largest arms industry companies in the world like Lockheed Martin, Boeing and Raytheon etc that’s why USA is super power. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIRP) has released an updated data about the ‘Trends in International Arms Transfers’ and according to this data Saudi Arabia is the biggest weapon buyer in the world.

All those countries which have weak defensive line and not good in producing weapons are importing arms from other advanced countries like America, Russia, China and France etc all mentioned countries are producing and supplying weapons from many years. Now we are going to tell you about top ten arms importing countries in the world, which include guns, ammunition, missiles, military aircraft, military vehicles, ships, electronic systems, and more. Have a look below:

 

 

Rank
 Country 
 Arms Import
Million USD
1.
  Saudi Arabia
 2629
2.
 India
 1550
3.
 Turkey
 1357
4.
 China
 1200
5.
 Indonesia
 1058
6.
 Vietnam
 1039
7.
 Taiwan
 1031
8.
 UAE
 842
9.
 Australia
 738
10.
 Oman
 717

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