Arms exports at constant USD prices from 1990 reached 12,394 USD mil in 2017 in USA, according to the SIPRI Military Expenditure Database. This is 20.3 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, arms exports at constant USD prices from 1990 in USA reached an all time high of 16,157 USD mil in 1975 and an all time low of 4,967 USD mil in 2002. When compared to USA's main peers, arms exports at constant USD prices from 1990 in Canada amounted to 87.0 USD mil, 1,131 USD mil in China and 2.00 USD mil in Japan in 2017.
USA has been ranked 1st within the group of 47 countries we follow in terms of arms exports at constant USD prices from 1990, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licences.