Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
US companies sold more than 60% of all arms in the international market in 2019
US sanctions against Russia and China have helped maintain its hegemony in the global arms trade with 12 of its companies featuring in the world’s top 25 arms producing and military service providers
Middle East arms sales up by a massive 87%, mostly US-supplied
Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates, both party to the international offensive in Yemen, together makes up around 28 percent of the US global arms sale.