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SIPRI Releases the ‘Trends in World Military Expenditure, 2019’ Report

The SIPRI released the ‘Trends in World Military Expenditure, 2019’ and ranked India as the 3rd largest military spender in the world. Highlights of the Report The report showed that the global military expenditure has increased to 1,917 billion USD in 2019. USA was reported to be the largest military spender. It is followed by ..

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SIPRI: India one among top three military spender

On April 27, 2020, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) released its report on military spending of different countries in the world. According to the report, US, China and India are the three top most military spenders in 2019. Highlights Following the three top military spenders in the world, Russia and Saudi Arabia were ..

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Nuclear Warheads and Modernising Arsenals

The 2019 Yearbook of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) makes the following observations: The worldwide total of nuclear warheads has decreased since 2018 and the countries are modernising their nuclear arsenals. Nine nuclear-armed countries (including India) had a total of some 13,865 nuclear weapons at the start of 2019, which is a decrease ..

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Trends in International Arms Transfers 2018 Report: Key Facts

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) has released the Trends in International Arms Transfers 2018 Report. The Key observations made in the report include: Russia’s arms export to India decreased by a whopping 42 per cent between 2014-18 and 2009-2013. Russia accounted for 58 per cent of total Indian arms imports in 2014-2018, compared ..

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Four Indian PSUs feature in world’s top 100 arms producers: SIPRI Report

The recently released rankings by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) have placed four Indian Public Sector Undertakings among world’s top 100 arms producers. These companies are as follows: Indian Ordnance Factories (37th Rank) Hindustan Aeronautics (38th Rank) Bharat Electronics (64th Rank) Bharat Dynamics (94th rank) Key Facts This was for the first time that ..

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