The Money Behind the Weapons

The arms trade industry with all the money power behind it is a powerful player in the economics and politics of the world. So, what are some of the most expensive weapons to have been designed, and what countries are the major importers of weapons? This infographic on the money behind the weapons tries to explore this and some other interesting facts of the industry. Looks like the US companies have a global market share of 33 percent as they supply arms to over 100 countries. The US built fighter jet F-35 turns out to be the most expensive weapon. And among the notable importers of conventional arms and ammunition are the three countries – India, Saudi Arabia, and China.

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infographic via The World Weekly

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