20 Mar '12, 5am

India world’s largest recipient of arms; Pakistan third: India is the world's largest recipient of arms while So...

India world’s largest recipient of arms; Pakistan third: India is the world's largest recipient of arms while So...

India world’s largest recipient of arms; Pakistan third By IANS on Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 Related Articles Asia Recalibrates Defense to China's F... Army Chief of Staff stresses Asia-Paci... Eurocopter Boosts Its Sales By 12 Perc... India is the world's largest recipient of arms while South Korea is second and Pakistan and China are tied in third place, says the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) in a study on international arms transfers . The volume of worldwide arms transfers in 2007-11 was 24 percent higher than in 2002-06 and the five largest arms importers in 2007-11 were all Asian states, said a press communique. The data revealed that Asia and Oceania accounted for a whopping 44 percent of global arms imports, followed by Europe 19 percent, the Middle East 17 percent, the Americas 11 percent. Africa was the lowest with 9 percent. India was ...

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