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SIPRI: Russia’s Arms Exports Dropped by 22% in 2016–2020

    The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) has published its latest report on Trends in International Arms Transfers. Looking at the 2016 to 2020 period, it names Russia as the second biggest arms exporter. However, according to SIPIR's report, Russian arms exports decreased by 22%t between 2011–15 and 2016–20.       Follow New…
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SIPRI: USA Largest Arms Supplier, Saudi Arabia Biggest Importer

According to new data on global arms transfers published today by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), in between 2016-2020 the United States remains the largest arms exporter accounting for 37% of global arms sales, and  Saudi Arabia the world’s largest arms importer with 11% of the shares of major arms importers. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on…
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SIPRI Report: 2019 Global Arms Sales

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) has published a report on the global arms industry in 2019. The report covers the sales and services of the largest 25 companies in this sector. According to SIRPRI, arms sales for these top 25 companies increased 8.5 % more than in 2018 Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google…
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AI, Strategic Stability & Nuclear Risk – SIPRI

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) has published a report that examines that how impact of the adop­tion of artificial intelligence (AI) by nuclear-armed states could have an impact on strategic stability and nuclear risk and how related challenges could be addressed at the policy level. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. "The analysis builds…
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Nuclear Warhead Reductions Continue Despite Growing Tensions – SIPRI

"Despite an overall decrease in the number of nuclear warheads in 2019, all nuclear weapon-possessing states continue to modernize their nuclear arsenals." This was the key finding of the SIPRI Yearbook 2020. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), the total number of nuclear weapons at the start…
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Global Military Expenditure $1917 billion in 2019- SIPRI

Global military expenditure was $1917 billion in 2019, an increase of 3.6 per cent in real terms. The five largest spenders in 2019, which accounted for 62 per cent of expenditure, were the United States, China, India, Russia and Saudi Arabia. This is the first time that two Asian states have featured among the top…
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Israeli Military Construction: The Financial Aspect

The Israeli political leadership has traditionally paid serious attention to financing the national military establishment. Evidently, it is maintaining a high alert level that enables the Israeli to quickly respond to emerging challenges and national security threats.   Israel’s Military Budget According to “The Military Balance”, the annual review of countries’ military potential, the Israeli…
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Russia’s Military-Technical Cooperation – 2020

In 2020, due to the pandemic-related restrictions, for a number of foreign clients, the terms of delivery of military products and implementation of contracts for overhaul and maintenance of weapons and military and special equipment were put off and rescheduled.   The impossibility to ensure duly transfer of basic payment documents from customers led to…
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ROE’s Exports to Sub-Saharan Africa Reach $1.7B

ROSOBORONEXPORT (ROE) -the state intermediary agency for Russia's exports/imports of defence-related and dual-use products, technologies, and services- announced that it has signed contracts estimated at more than USD 1.7 billion with Sub-Saharan Africa. These contracts were signed in 2020 and the beginning of 2021, ROE revealed on Monday. "ROSOBORONEXPORT successfully continues to foster military-technical cooperation…
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Russian-Algerian Military Exercise this Autumn

Russian-Algerian drills will be held this fall in Kuban and North Ossetia, Russia. This was announced by the commander of Russia's Southern Military District, General of the Army Alexander Dvornikov.   In an interview with the Krasnaya Zvezda newspaper on Wednesday, Dvornikov said that the Krasnodar and North Ossetia (southern Russian Regions) will host military drills…
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