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United States 2017


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 Egypt 7 M1A1tank
I. Battle tanks Morocco 28 M1A1tank
II. Armoured combat vehicles Bahrain 100 M113A2 APC
II. Armoured combat vehicles Bahrain 1 M106 mortar carrier
II. Armoured combat vehicles Lebanon 24 M2 Bradley IFV
II. Armoured combat vehicles Morocco 50 M577A2 tracked command post carrier
II. Armoured combat vehicles Morocco 419 M113A3 APC
III. Large calibre artillery systems Australia 15 Mortar
III. Large calibre artillery systems India 2 M777A2 towed howitzer
III. Large calibre artillery systems Iraq 6 M198 towed howitzer
III. Large calibre artillery systems Iraq 12 M252 mortar
III. Large calibre artillery systems Jordan 26 M252 mortar
III. Large calibre artillery systems Lebanon 25 M252 mortar
III. Large calibre artillery systems Pakistan 5 MK45 gun mount
IV. (a) Combat aircraft Afghanistan 4 A-29 attack aircraft
IV. (a) Combat aircraft Argentina 4 T-6 trainer aircraft
IV. (a) Combat aircraft Indonesia 10 F-16C/D aircraft
IV. (a) Combat aircraft Iraq 9 F-16C fighter aircraft
IV. (a) Combat aircraft Israel 1 F-15D
IV. (a) Combat aircraft Israel 7 F-35A fighter aircraft
IV. (a) Combat aircraft Jordan 15 F-16A/B fighter aircraft
IV. (a) Combat aircraft Lebanon 2 A-29 attack aircraft
IV. (a) Combat aircraft Romania 3 F-16C/D fighter aircraft
IV. (a) Combat aircraft Saudi Arabia 24 F-15SA fighter aircraft
V. Attack helicopters Croatia 16 OH-58D helicopter
V. Attack helicopters Japan 1 Helicopter
V. Attack helicopters Pakistan 13 AH-1F helicopter
V. Attack helicopters Tunisia 24 OH-58D helicopter
V. Attack helicopters Tunisia 2 UH-60M helicopter
VI. Warships Brazil 2 FFG guided missile frigate
VII. (a) Missiles and missile launchers Australia 4 Missile
VII. (a) Missiles and missile launchers Japan 5 Missile
VII. (a) Missiles and missile launchers Rep. of Korea 5 AGM/RGM/UGM-84 missile
VII. (a) Missiles and missile launchers Morocco 6 AGM/RGM/UGM-84 missile
VII. (a) Missiles and missile launchers Oman 141 AIM-120C missile
VII. (a) Missiles and missile launchers Pakistan 20 RGM/UGM-109 missile
VII. (a) Missiles and missile launchers Poland 1 AGM-158 missile
VII. (a) Missiles and missile launchers Saudi Arabia 66 AIM-120C missile
VII. (a) Missiles and missile launchers Singapore 30 AIM-102C missile
VII. (a) Missiles and missile launchers Thailand 7 AIM-120C missile
IV. (b) Armed UAVs (fixed or variable geometry wing) France 1 MQ-9
IV. (b) Armed UAVs (fixed or variable geometry wing) United Arab Emirates 1 Predator XP

Major conventional arms (Category I-VII) - Imports

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

Category(I-VII) Number of Items Description of Items Comments on the transfer
I. Battle tanks 5228
II. Armoured combat vehicles 16777
III. Large calibre artillery systems 5711
IV. (a) Combat aircraft 3712
V. Attack helicopters 1070
VI. Warships 280
VII. (a) Missiles and missile launchers 59862
IV. (b) Armed UAVs (fixed or variable geometry wing) 478

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 0
II. Armoured combat vehicles 93
III. Large calibre artillery systems 15
IV. (a) Combat aircraft 78
V. Attack helicopters 21
VI. Warships 8
VII. (a) Missiles and missile launchers 1369
IV. (b) Armed UAVs (fixed or variable geometry wing) 90

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Small Arms Exports

Category Final Importer state Number of Items State of origin (if not exporter) Intermediate location(s) (if any) Description of Items Comments on the transfer
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Afghanistan 4096
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Australia 2263
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Bahamas 150
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Bahrain 73
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Bangladesh 318
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Bosnia and Herzegovina 40
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Cambodia 80
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Canada 3551
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Colombia 620
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Costa Rica 36
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Denmark 20
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Djibouti 5
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Dominican Rep. 215
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols El Salvador 4000
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols France 3060
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Georgia 80
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Hungary 72
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols India 5
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Indonesia 10540
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Iraq 682
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Israel 8089
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Japan 72
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Jordan 875
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Kazakhstan 25
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Kenya 10
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Lebanon 4
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Lithuania 118
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Malaysia 1
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Mexico 1808
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Niger 250
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Norway 50
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Pakistan 120
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Saudi Arabia 20
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Singapore 53
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Slovenia 50
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols South Africa 70
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Thailand 207645
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Trinidad and Tobago 100
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Tunisia 6090
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Uganda 145
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Ukraine 210
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols United Arab Emirates 1280
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols United Kingdom 16 Exported to Anguilla
2. Rifles and carbines Afghanistan 11473
2. Rifles and carbines Australia 50
2. Rifles and carbines Bahrain 81
2. Rifles and carbines Belgium 30
2. Rifles and carbines Canada 47
2. Rifles and carbines Colombia 47
2. Rifles and carbines Costa Rica 47
2. Rifles and carbines Denmark 72
2. Rifles and carbines Ecuador 2
2. Rifles and carbines El Salvador 3452
2. Rifles and carbines Germany 8
2. Rifles and carbines Grenada 50
2. Rifles and carbines Guatemala 100
2. Rifles and carbines India 1
2. Rifles and carbines Indonesia 2
2. Rifles and carbines Iraq 1930
2. Rifles and carbines Israel 74
2. Rifles and carbines Jordan 15679
2. Rifles and carbines Kenya 50
2. Rifles and carbines Rep. of Korea 1
2. Rifles and carbines Kuwait 21
2. Rifles and carbines Lebanon 5236
2. Rifles and carbines Mexico 1056
2. Rifles and carbines Morocco 34798
2. Rifles and carbines Netherlands 50
2. Rifles and carbines New Zealand 624
2. Rifles and carbines Oman 13400
2. Rifles and carbines Pakistan 569
2. Rifles and carbines Poland 9
2. Rifles and carbines Portugal 2
2. Rifles and carbines Saudi Arabia 1
2. Rifles and carbines Serbia 4
2. Rifles and carbines Singapore 10
2. Rifles and carbines Solomon Islands 5
2. Rifles and carbines Spain 2
2. Rifles and carbines Sweden 175
2. Rifles and carbines Thailand 50
2. Rifles and carbines Trinidad and Tobago 100
2. Rifles and carbines Tunisia 380
2. Rifles and carbines Turkey 45
2. Rifles and carbines Uganda 530
2. Rifles and carbines United Arab Emirates 105
2. Rifles and carbines Viet Nam 72
3. Sub-machine guns Argentina 6
3. Sub-machine guns Canada 2
3. Sub-machine guns Chile 1
3. Sub-machine guns Dominican Rep. 5
3. Sub-machine guns Ecuador 2
3. Sub-machine guns Estonia 5
3. Sub-machine guns Lebanon 64
3. Sub-machine guns Mexico 160
3. Sub-machine guns Switzerland 1
4. Assault rifles Afghanistan 4402
4. Assault rifles Bahrain 4
4. Assault rifles Bolivia 2
4. Assault rifles Bosnia and Herzegovina 3
4. Assault rifles Canada 13
4. Assault rifles Chad 250
4. Assault rifles Finland 1
4. Assault rifles India 1
4. Assault rifles Indonesia 6444
4. Assault rifles Iraq 21400
4. Assault rifles Israel 38
4. Assault rifles Jordan 2151
4. Assault rifles Rep. of Korea 1
4. Assault rifles Lithuania 55
4. Assault rifles Malaysia 15161
4. Assault rifles Malta 15
4. Assault rifles Mexico 295
4. Assault rifles Oman 124
4. Assault rifles Papua New Guinea 100
4. Assault rifles Paraguay 448
4. Assault rifles Philippines 207
4. Assault rifles Qatar 2761
4. Assault rifles Saudi Arabia 5
4. Assault rifles Somalia 128
4. Assault rifles Spain 8
4. Assault rifles Sweden 282
4. Assault rifles Thailand 150
4. Assault rifles Turkey 103
4. Assault rifles United Arab Emirates 7991
5. Light machine guns Afghanistan 180
5. Light machine guns Bahrain 30
5. Light machine guns Barbados 4
5. Light machine guns Belize 10
5. Light machine guns Canada 80
5. Light machine guns Denmark 20
5. Light machine guns France 4
5. Light machine guns Georgia 400
5. Light machine guns Germany 2
5. Light machine guns Indonesia 558
5. Light machine guns Iraq 145
5. Light machine guns Japan 2
5. Light machine guns Jordan 114
5. Light machine guns Kazakhstan 2
5. Light machine guns Lebanon 319
5. Light machine guns Malaysia 1
5. Light machine guns Morocco 17468
5. Light machine guns Netherlands 3
5. Light machine guns Pakistan 120
5. Light machine guns Poland 9
5. Light machine guns Spain 2
5. Light machine guns Thailand 24
5. Light machine guns Tunisia 202
5. Light machine guns Turkey 700
5. Light machine guns United Arab Emirates 983
5. Light machine guns United Kingdom 33
6. Others Denmark None
6. Others Finland 8
6. Others France 15
6. Others Germany 17
6. Others Israel 32
6. Others Jordan 10
6. Others Netherlands 25
6. Others Spain 5
6. Others Switzerland 10
6. Others Thailand 50

Light Weapons Exports

Category Final Importer state Number of Items State of origin (if not exporter) Intermediate location(s) (if any) Description of Items Comments on the transfer
1. Heavy machine guns Bahrain 12
1. Heavy machine guns Honduras 2
1. Heavy machine guns Iraq 150
1. Heavy machine guns Lebanon 800
1. Heavy machine guns Morocco 1828
1. Heavy machine guns Pakistan 100
1. Heavy machine guns Romania 6
1. Heavy machine guns Saudi Arabia 4
1. Heavy machine guns Serbia 4
1. Heavy machine guns Thailand 18
1. Heavy machine guns Tunisia 38
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Afghanistan 455
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Australia 50
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Belize 6
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Colombia 192
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Dominica 20
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers France 161
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Germany 3
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Honduras 21
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Hungary 16
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Indonesia 1
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Iraq 490
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Israel 3
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Italy 2
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Kazakhstan 54
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Rep. of Korea 4
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Lebanon 284
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Lithuania 93
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Malaysia 2
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Morocco 15234
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Norway 2
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Oman 2038
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Papua New Guinea 24
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Peru 13
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Philippines 3078
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Portugal 36
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Qatar 14
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Thailand 98
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Turkey 344
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers United Arab Emirates 2
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers United Kingdom 2 Exported to British Virgin Islands
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Andorra 3
4. Recoilless rifles Afghanistan 338
4. Recoilless rifles Iraq 95
5. Portable anti-tank missile launchers and rocket systems Lithuania 36
5. Portable anti-tank missile launchers and rocket systems Turkey 16
6. Mortars of calibres less than 75 mm Lebanon 50
6. Mortars of calibres less than 75 mm United Kingdom 30

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