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The SIPRI Top 100 Arms-producing and Military Services Companies, 2021

The combined arms sales of the world’s largest arms-producing and military services companies (the SIPRI Top 100) were $592 billion in 2021, which was an increase of 1.9 per cent in their arms sales compared with 2020. This fact sheet lists the SIPRI Top 100 for 2021 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

Lorenzo Scarazzato is a Research Assistant with the SIPRI Military Expenditure and Arms Production Programme.
Xiao Liang is a Research Assistant with the SIPRI Military Expenditure and Arms Production Programme.
Dr Lucie Béraud-Sudreau is Director of the Military Expenditure and Arms Production Programme.
Dr Diego Lopes da Silva is a Senior Researcher with the SIPRI Military Expenditure and Arms Production Programme.
Dr Nan Tian is a Senior Researcher with the SIPRI Military Expenditure and Arms Production Programme.