failed states Compared by Military > Imports > USD

DEFINITION: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services.".


1 Pakistan 1.09 billion 2008
2 Iraq 351 million 2008
3 Afghanistan 134 million 2008
4 Sudan 94 million 2008
5 Chad 36 million 2008
6 Zimbabwe 20 million 2006
=7 Nigeria 17 million 2008
=7 Democratic Republic of the Congo 17 million 2006
9 Cote d'Ivoire 14 million 2004
10 Central African Republic 9 million 2006
11 Guinea-Bissau 4 million 1993
=12 Haiti 1,000,000 2007
=12 Guinea 1,000,000 2003
=12 Somalia 1,000,000 1999


failed states Compared by Military > Imports > USD


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