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The SIPRI Top 100 Arms-producing and Military Services Companies, 2017

The SIPRI Top 100 arms-producing and military services companies, 2017
https://doi.org/10.55163/XTNI9148
Publisher: SIPRI
December, 2018

Arms sales of the world’s 100 largest arms-producing and military services companies (the SIPRI Top 100) totalled $398.2 billion in 2017. This was an increase of 2.5 per cent compared with 2016 and marks the third consecutive year of growth in Top 100 arms sales.

This Fact Sheet lists the SIPRI Top 100 for 2017 from the updated SIPRI Arms Industry Database and describes the trends in international arms sales that are revealed by the new data.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)/EDITORS

Dr Aude Fleurant was a Senior Researcher with the SIPRI Arms and Military Expenditure Programme.
Alexandra Kuimova Alexandra Kuimova is a Researcher with UNIDIR’s Conventional Arms and Ammunition Programme. She was previously a Researcher with the SIPRI Arms Transfers Programme.
Dr Nan Tian is a Senior Researcher and Acting Programme Director for the Military Expenditure and Arms Production Programme at SIPRI.
Pieter D. Wezeman is a Senior Researcher in the SIPRI Arms Transfers Programme.
Siemon T. Wezeman is a Senior Researcher in the SIPRI Arms Transfers Programme.