Arms Exporter

  • Russia denies delivering new weapons to Syria August 31, 2013

    Moscow has not supplied Syria with new weapons since 2011 unless those envisaged by contracts signed before, state arms export agency Rosoboronexport said on Friday. "Currently Russia executes the contracts signed prior to 2011. They are 100 per cent defensive, like anti-aircraft and coastal defence systems," RIA Novosti news agency quoted...
  • China among top five arms exporters, India top buyer March 18, 2013

    Beijing: China has become the world's fifth largest exporter of major conventional arms buoyed by Pakistan's growing import from its communist ally, even as India emerged as the leading buyer of weapons, a Swedish think tank said on Monday. China displaced UK to be in the top five arms exporters since...
  • China replaces Britain in world's top five arms exporters: Report March 18, 2013

    Beijing: China has become the world's fifth-largest arms exporter, a respected Sweden-based think tank said on Monday, its highest ranking since the Cold War, with Pakistan the main recipient. China's volume of weapons exports between 2008 and 2012 rose 162 per cent compared to the previous five year period, with its...
  • Russia to seek big arms deals with India December 20, 2012

    Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin hopes to conclude deals on the sale of fighter jets and aircraft engines to India next week which could be worth more than $7.5 billion, defence industry sources said on Wednesday. Putin, who visits India on Monday, has his sights set on selling 42 Sukhoi...