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SIPRI Report on World Military Expenditure

A report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) on World Military Expenditure stated that India was the world’s third-highest military spender behind the US and China. The global defence expenditure in 2021 reached an all-time high and stood at USD 2.1 trillion despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Top 5 military spenders According to the ..

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SIPRI ‘2021 Trends in International Arms Transfers’ Report

Recently, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) published the “Trends in International Arms Transfers, 2021” report. Global scenario In 2017-21, India, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Australia, & China were the five largest arms importers. U.S., Russia, France, China, & Germany were the five biggest arms exporters. Top five importers accounted for nearly 38% of global arms ..

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SIPRI releases New data of Arms sales

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) has released new data of Arms Sales. Key Points As per SIPRI data, despite the lockdown measures, general economic downturn and erratic supply chains due to the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, the arms industry appears not to have been too highly affected. In 2020, sales of weapons and ..

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SIPRI report on Military Spending

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute recently released its “Trends in world Military Expenditure” report. According to the report, the top military spenders in the world are the United States, China and India. These three countries alone contributed 62% global military expenditure. Key Findings of the Report In 2020, the US spent 778 billion USD ..

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India-EU: Sixth Round of consultations on disarmament and non-proliferation

India and European Union held 6th round of consultations on disarmament and non-proliferation matter. The partners discussed on exchange of information on development in the field of chemical, nuclear and biological disarmament. They also discussed about the development on outer space security, conventional weapons and non-proliferation. They held talks on strategic stability of environment, export ..

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Defence Ministry places 10 lakh hand grenades order with private sector for the first time

On October 1, 2020, the Defence Ministry placed orders with a private firm for the first time. The order has been placed for the supply of 10 lakh hand grenades. These grenades will replace the vintage design grenades that are in use. So far, these products were either imported or made by the Ordnance factories. ..

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