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The SIPRI Top 100 arms-producing and military services companies, 2015

This Fact Sheet lists the SIPRI Top 100 arms-producing and military services companies for 2015 and describes the trends in international arms sales that are revealed by the new data.

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.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)/EDITORS

Dr Aude Fleurant is the Director of the SIPRI Arms and Military Expenditure Programme.
Dr Sam Perlo-Freeman is the Head of the SIPRI Project on Military Expenditure in the Arms and Military Expenditure Programme (currently on leave of absence).
Pieter D. Wezeman is a Senior Researcher with the SIPRI Arms and Military Expenditure Programme.
Siemon T. Wezeman is a Senior Researcher with the SIPRI Arms and Military Expenditure Programme.
Noel Kelly is the Programme Coordinator for SIPRI's work on Armament and Disarmament.