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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Russian arms lost to the American in the global ranking

The Stockholm international Institute of peace studies (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, SIPRI) ranked the largest military–industrial companies in the world by the end of 2016. The first three places in the list went to an American company.

photo: Gennady Cherkasov

The palm went to the American concern Lockheed Martin, the second — Boeing, rounded out the top three Raytheon.

The Russian United aircraft Corporation has occupied 13-e a place, having improved its result compared to the 2015 four points. United shipbuilding Corporation is located on the 19th line, “Almaz-Antey” took 24-th place, the holding company “Helicopters of Russia” – 29th place.

It is noted that American gunsmiths in the past year improved its position, increasing its share in the global sales of four percent. Europeans have increased their share by 0.2%, whereas the Russians — 3.8 percent.

In the last few years of the Russian gunsmiths in the average export their products to 15-16 billion dollars annually.


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