NEW DELHI â€” India imports nearly three times as many arms as China and Pakistan, a Swedish-based research institute says, firming up its position as the worldâ€™s leading buyer of military weapons. India increased its arms imports by 111% over the past five years and now accounts for 14% of the worldâ€™s weapons imports, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri) says. The second-highest importers, China and Pakistan, each account for 5% of international defense imports. ...
THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS
You must be a paid subscriber to access "India Once Again Worldâ€™s Largest Arms Buyer".
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.
Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.