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Russia among top-5 world's largest arms producers

Russia moved to fourth place in the sales of arms ranking, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). In 2019, 3.9% of Russia's GDP went to military spending, amounting to $65.1 billion. …

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Turkey leads in buying German arms - media

Germany has quietly increased arms exports to Turkey in recent times, making it the top importer of German arms. Germany shipped 184 million euro worth of mostly submarine components to Turkey in the first four months of this year, …

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S-400 deliveries to Turkey to start next week

Turkey's Undersecretary for Defense Industries Ismail Demir said the deliveries of Russian S-400 missile defense systems may begin next week. He recalled that Turkish President Recep Tayyip …

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Turkey to buy Russia's fighter jets?

Turkey will consider purchasing Russian fighter jets as well if the United States refuses to deliver it the F-35 aircraft, Bloomberg reported. According to the agency, Ankara has stockpiled crucial spare parts for American-made weapons …

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Armenia Defense Ministry buys new offensive weapons

Armenia has signed contracts to acquire new offensive weapons and ammunition on the sidelines of the ARMY 2019 International Military and Technical Forum, spokesperson of Armenia's Ministry of Defense Artsrun …

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 FSB busts clandestine gun traffickers in raid

Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) in cooperation with the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs detained a group of clandestine gunmakers, who operated in 14 Russian regions, the FSB Public Relations Center said. "The Russian …

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U.S. remains world’s top arms exporter

The United States remained far and above the rest of the world as the globe’s leading arms exporter, with Russia a distant second, according to a report of Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). SIPRI said …

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Armenia receives $200mln worth of Russia's weapons

Armenia’s army has received all weapons under a 200 US dollar-worth loan agreement with Russia, Armenian Defense Minister David Tonoyan said. "State-of-the-art Russian weapons have been completely supplied …

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US abandons defence cooperation with Turkey

The US Senate has voted to block transfers of the F-35 fighter jet to Turkey in a move that could ultimately hold up the sale of 100 planes worth close to $10bn. A bipartisan clause added to the National Defense Authorisation Act would …

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