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India no longer world's top arms importer

According to SIPRI, the five largest importers during the 2014-18 period are Saudi Arabia, India, Egypt, Australia and Algeria.

Mar 12, 2019, 12:03 PM IST

China, India power rise in global military expenditure in 2017: Report

According to SIPRI - an independent body - China's tension with several of its neighbours is a major cause for increase in military expenditures.

May 02, 2018, 10:36 AM 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 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 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

Russian arms sales soared in 2013, bucking global slowdown: Think tank

Russian arms makers` sales soared 20 percent in 2013, bucking a slowdown in other countries` industries, largely thanks to a Kremlin push to modernise its military, the SIPRI think tank said on Monday.

Dec 15, 2014, 15:32 PM IST

World`s nuclear arsenal reduction slows down: Stockholm institute

The number of nuclear weapons in the world continue to decline, but at a slower pace than in previous years, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said Monday.

Jun 16, 2014, 05:40 AM IST

India is now world`s largest arms importer

India has become the world`s biggest importer of arms, displacing China by accounting for 10 percent of global arms sales volumes.

Mar 19, 2012, 12:39 PM IST