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Global arms production

Global arms production

policy dilemmas for the 1990s

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Weapons industry -- International cooperation.,
  • Defense industries -- International cooperation.,
  • Weapons industry -- Government policy.,
  • Defense industries -- Government policy.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Ethan B. Kapstein.
    ContributionsKapstein, Ethan B., Harvard University. Center for International Affairs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC79.D4 G56 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 259 p. :
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1564452M
    ISBN 100819185272, 0819185280
    LC Control Number91046128

    production is increasingly supplementing or even supplanting indigenous or autonomous weapons production or arms imports. The emergence of an increasingly transnational defense technology and industrial base is funda-mentally affecting the shape and content of . A Brookings FOCUS book. Can there be another major U.S.-Russia arms treaty? Can all the tactical and surplus warheads that have so far escaped controls be brought into such a .

    The Global Politics of Arms Sales Book Description: Marshaling a great deal of new information in a highly readable manner, the author explains the reasons for the dramatic expansion of arms sales during the past decade and clearly traces such trends as the rise in sophistication of weapons being sold so as to include the most advanced. Global arms sales increased or the first time in five years hitting $bn in amid rising geopolitical tensions. The world’s biggest weapons companies sold percent more arms last year than they did in , according to data published today by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).Author: Elisabeth Perlman.

    Procurement analysis suggests that within a 50 year period, world production of military assault rifles, carbines, pistols, and light and heavy machine guns would range between 36 million and 46 million units, with an annual production of small arms alone (firearms, rather than light weapons) averaging ,—, The first section addressed several global factors that are affecting the arms industry, including the impact of dual-use technologies, globalisation, the impact of cyber-based technologies as a new form of “armaments,” and whether or not the development and production of nuclear weapons is a useful course of action.


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In Global Arms Production these issues are addressed by distinguished contributors such as Ethan B. Kapstein, Jacques S. Gansler, William Keller, Joel L. Johnson, Jack Nun, Robert H. Trice, C. Michael Farr, Grant T. Hammond and Stanley Sienkiewicz. Co-published with the Center for International Affairs of Harvard by: 6.

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To understand the evolutionary dynamic of the global arms transfer and production system, one must first untangle the forces that generate the demand for the production and trade in weapons and second, explain the way in which this demand may change over : Keith Krause.

The Global Arms Trade is a timely, comprehensive and in-depth study of this topic, Global arms production book phenomenon which has continued to flourish despite the end of the Cold War and the preoccupation with global terrorism after 11 September It provides a clear description and analysis of the demand for, and supply of, modern weapons systems, and assess key issues.

Summary Global arms production continued to increase in The combined arms sales of the SIPRI Top arms-producing companies reached $ billion, an increase of 11 per cent in nominal terms and 5 per cent in real terms over Since the value of the Top arms sales has increased by 37 per cent in real terms.

Forty-four US companies accounted for 61. Arms collaboration is not a new phenomenon, but there is increasing debate - both in the US and abroad - over the associated costs and benefits.

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At the start ofnine states—the United States, Russia, the United Kingdom, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK, North Korea)—possessed approximately 13 nuclear weapons, of which were deployed with operational forces.

Nearly of these are kept in a state of high operational alert. Arms production Source: SIPRI Yearbook which dominate the global arms industry in terms of arms sales, and of companies in some of the smaller economies with advanced arms industries, such as Israel, South Korea and Turkey.

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Global Arms Trade: Commerce in Advanced Military Technology and Weapons June OTA-ISC NTIS order #PB GPO stock # Revenue through arms sales of the top arms companies up to Sales of the world's largest arms-producing and military services companies.

Global Arms Market. Market Overview. In the last five years, arms exports are experiencing a declining growth rate and the total annual volumes of arms have become stabilized to nearly USD 15 billion.

Currency devaluation and global economic crisis are major factors constraining the growth of global arms market. Global trends in arms transfers, 1 Chapter: 5. International arms transfers and developments in arms production Source: SIPRI Yearbook. In his book Indefensible – Seven Myths That Sustain the Global Arms Trade, Paul Holden points to the weapons industry’s role in generating today’s wars.

A summary of the historical process of global arms production and military-technological diffusion will serve to illustrate why it makes sense to analyze third tier arms producing countries as a group. Krause () suggests that the global arms transfer and production system has evolved in three waves.

The first wave took place from the. This book analyses the structure and motive forces that shape the global arms transfer and production system.

The author distinguishes three tiers of arms producers, defined by such factors as defence production base, military research and development capabilities, and dependence upon arms by:.

Summary Despite the financial crisis of and the ensuing global economic recession, arms producers and military services companies continued their upward trend in arms sales. At the same time, large-scale acquisitions returned to the arms industry inwhile acquisition activity in general increased, including acquisitions by non-OECD countries in OECD arms [email protected]{osti_, title = {Arms production in Japan: The military applications of civilian technology}, author = {Drifte, R.}, abstractNote = {The author examines both the domestic and international environments encouraging Japan's leaders not only to strengthen the country's defense, but to do so more independently.

Until recently, the arms industry has been nurtured Author: Drifte, R.The international arms trade apparently has weathered the financial crisis quite well. Available data indicate that the impact to date on the volume of orders and deliveries has been limited. As has been shown in the past, financial resources—from domestic budgets or foreign military assistance—are not the only factor that influences arms.