UNROCA original report

United Kingdom 1994


Major conventional arms (Category I-VII) - Exports

Category(I-VII) Final importer state Number of Items State of origin (if not exporter) Intermediate location(s) (if any) Description of Items Comments on the transfer
I. Battle tanks Nigeria 18 The United Kingdom regards the transfer of title to and control over the equipment by the importing state as the appropriate criteria for recording its arms transfers.
II. Armoured combat vehicles Oman 4 The United Kingdom regards the transfer of title to and control over the equipment by the importing state as the
II. Armoured combat vehicles Philippines 31
III. Large calibre artillery systems Australia 2 The United Kingdom regards the transfer of title to and
III. Large calibre artillery systems Austria 83 United States control over the equipment by the importing state as the
III. Large calibre artillery systems Malaysia 3 appropriate criteria for recording its arms transfers.
IV. (a) Combat aircraft Finland 5 The United Kingdom regards the transfer of title to and
IV. (a) Combat aircraft Malaysia 24 control over the equipment by the importing state as the
IV. (a) Combat aircraft Oman 12 appropriate criteria for
IV. (a) Combat aircraft United Arab Emirates 2 recording its arms transfers.
V. Attack helicopters Pakistan 2 The United Kingdom regards the transfer of title to and control over the equipment by the importing state as the appropriate criteria for recording its arms transfers.
VI. Warships Bangladesh 5 The United Kingdom regards the transfer of title to and
VI. Warships Pakistan 4 control over the equipment by the importing state as the appropriate criteria for recording its arms transfers.
VII. (a) Missiles and missile launchers Chile 1 France
VII. (a) Missiles and missile launchers United Arab Emirates 195 control over the equipment by the importing state as the appropriate criteria for recording its arms transfers.

Major conventional arms (Category I-VII) - Imports

Category(I-VII) Exporter state Number of Items State of origin (if not exporter) Intermediate location(s) (if any) Description of Items Comments on the transfer
II. Armoured combat vehicles Belgium 14 Equipment purchased from programmes in which the United Kingdom is a collaborative partner is declared as "Procurement from National production"
VII. (a) Missiles and missile launchers Belarus 2 Equipment purchased from programmes in which the United Kingdom is a collaborative partner is declared as "Procurement from National production"
VII. (a) Missiles and missile launchers France 4 For re-export as part of category IV equipment
VII. (a) Missiles and missile launchers United States 18

Major conventional arms (Category I-VII) - Military holdings

Category(I-VII) Number of Items Description of Items Comments on the transfer
I. Battle tanks 731
II. Armoured combat vehicles 4261
III. Large calibre artillery systems 540
IV. (a) Combat aircraft 746
V. Attack helicopters 498
VI. Warships 92
VII. (a) Missiles and missile launchers 42524

Major conventional arms (Category I-VII) - Procurement through national production

Category(I-VII) Number of Items Description of Items Comments on the transfer
I. Battle tanks 4
II. Armoured combat vehicles 83
III. Large calibre artillery systems 69
IV. (a) Combat aircraft 0
V. Attack helicopters 0
VI. Warships 2
VII. (a) Missiles and missile launchers 9715

Related policies

National criterion to determine when a transfer takes effect

  • Transfer of title
  • Transfer of control

Source of information

 

Views on the future operation of the Register

Statement on the Defence Estimates 1995: Stable Forces in a Strong Britain

Note: Information about small arms and light weapons was not requested before 2006