No. 1 – United States
The United-States remains the largest exporter of conventional weapons in the world. The U.S accounts for 33 percent of global arms transfers, up from 29 percent in 2006-2010, according to SIPRI.
2011-2015 – Saudi Arabia (9.7 percent), United Arab Emirates (9.1 percent), Turkey (6.6 percent)
2006-2010 – South Korea (15 percent), Israel (13 percent), United Arab Emirates (11 percent).
Pictured: An M1A2 Abrams tank during a live-fire exercise at the Romanian Land Forces Combat Training Center near Cincu, Romania, on Aug. 6, 2016. Photo by John Farmer/U.S. Army
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