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The SIPRI Top 100 Arms-producing and Military Services Companies, 2012

Publisher: SIPRI
January, 2014

The SIPRI Arms Industry Database was created in 1989. It contains financial and employment data on arms producing companies worldwide. Since 1990, SIPRI has published data on the arms sales and employment of the 100 largest of these arms-producing companies (the SIPRI Top 100) in the SIPRI Yearbook.

This Fact Sheet lists the SIPRI Top 100 arms-producing and military services companies for 2012 and describes the trends in international arms sales that are revealed by the new data.



Dr Sam Perlo-Freeman is an Associate Senior Researcher at SIPRI.
Pieter D. Wezeman is a Senior Researcher in the SIPRI Arms Transfers Programme.