- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict and peace
- Peace and development
II. Acquisitions by companies based in OECD countries
III. Acquisitions by companies based in non-OECD countries
Table 5B.1. Major acquisitions in the OECD arms industries, 2010
Appendix 5B gives details of the major mergers and acquisitions in the arms industry, both OECD an non-OECD, in 2009 [PDF].
While there were no acquisitions of arms-producing companies worth over $1 billion in 2009, there were three in 2010.
|Babcock||VT Group||2 000|
|Cerberus Capital Management||DynCorp||1 500|
|Triumph Group||Vought Aircraft||1 440|
Vincent Boulanin (France) is a Visiting Research Fellow with the SIPRI Arms Production Programme and is pursuing a PhD in political studies at l’École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS), Paris.