Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

US is India's 2nd biggest arms supplier, Israel 3rd: Report

US is India's 2nd biggest arms supplier, Israel 3rd: Report

Washington increased its sales by more than five times compared to the previous five years, the authoritative Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said in its report. 

Mar 17, 2018, 13:21 PM IST

India becomes world's fifth largest military spender

India`s military expenditure grew around 8.5 per cent in 2016, making it the world`s fifth largest spender at $55.9 billion, figures released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri) revealed on Monday.

Apr 24, 2017, 13:58 PM IST

Russia still India's largest defence partner

Despite India expanding its military ties with the US, Europe and Israel, Russia remains New Delhi`s number one supplier of weapons with America at a distant second.

Feb 22, 2017, 15:58 PM IST
India is world's largest arms importer: SIPRI

India is world's largest arms importer: SIPRI

India was the world's largest importer of major arms in the last five years, a Stockholm-based think-tank said on Monday.

Feb 20, 2017, 19:11 PM IST
India, Pakistan's nuclear arsenal rising fast, claims international think-tank

India, Pakistan's nuclear arsenal rising fast, claims international think-tank

India and Pakistan are increasing their nuclear weapon stockpiles and missile delivery capabilities, an international think-tank said on Monday.

Jun 13, 2016, 21:15 PM IST
Indian government aims to cut defence imports, hold spending steady

Indian government aims to cut defence imports, hold spending steady

India plans to focus defence spending more on the domestic market instead of importing combat planes, ships and submarines, after saying on Monday it will leave military spending for 2016/17 largely unchanged following years of increases.

Mar 01, 2016, 10:30 AM IST

India again world's biggest arms importer: Swedish think-tank

India has yet again emerged as the world's largest importer of arms, with Russia being the top supplier garnering 70 per cent of the Indian market, a Stockholm-based think-tank said on Monday.

Feb 22, 2016, 21:34 PM IST

India building top-secret nuclear city: Foreign Policy journal

India is building a top-secret nuclear city to produce thermonuclear weapons and when completed in 2017 the facility would be the subcontinent's "largest military-run" complex of nuclear centrifuges, a leading American foreign policy journal has claimed.

Dec 18, 2015, 15:33 PM IST

China fourth exporter in global arms sales

China has become the world`s fourth biggest supplier in the major weapons` sector, increasing the exports by 212 percent over the past five years, replacing France, according to a report.

Mar 18, 2014, 09:05 AM IST

Global arms sales fall, Russia sales rise sharply in 2012

Russian firms increased weapons sales sharply in 2012 helped largely by a Kremlin armaments program, while global sales of arms and military services by private companies fell for a second straight year, data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute showed.

Feb 01, 2014, 07:20 AM IST

China becomes world`s fifth largest arms exporter

China has bypassed Britain as the world`s fifth largest arms exporter, a Swedish think-tank said.

Mar 18, 2013, 00:16 AM IST

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