An amphibious aircraft developed by Aviation Industry Corporation of China, ranked sixth in a report listing the world’s top arms manufacturers. Photo: Xinhua An amphibious aircraft developed by Aviation Industry Corporation of China, ranked sixth in a report listing the world’s top arms manufacturers. Photo: Xinhua
An amphibious aircraft developed by Aviation Industry Corporation of China, ranked sixth in a report listing the world’s top arms manufacturers. Photo: Xinhua

China's military weapons

China second to US in global arms market with three firms in top 10 manufacturers

  • United States still the leading country in arms spending and sales, followed by China, driven partly by its military modernisation
  • Six American and three Chinese companies dominate the top 10 makers in Swedish think tank’s annual ranking

Topic |   China's military weapons
An amphibious aircraft developed by Aviation Industry Corporation of China, ranked sixth in a report listing the world’s top arms manufacturers. Photo: Xinhua An amphibious aircraft developed by Aviation Industry Corporation of China, ranked sixth in a report listing the world’s top arms manufacturers. Photo: Xinhua
An amphibious aircraft developed by Aviation Industry Corporation of China, ranked sixth in a report listing the world’s top arms manufacturers. Photo: Xinhua
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