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World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers 2012

WMEAT 2012, the 30th edition of World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers (WMEAT), prepared in 2012, covers the years 1999 through 2009. The years 2006 through 2009 were not covered in any previous edition of WMEAT.

WMEAT 2012 and future editions of WMEAT will be published only online, not in hardcopy; the statistical tables will be published only in spreadsheet format.

WMEAT 2012 consists of five downloadable documents:

  1. WMEAT 2012 Introduction and Overview [PDF format]
  2. WMEAT 2012 Table I - Military Expenditures and Armed Forces Personnel, 1999-2009 [Excel format]
  3. WMEAT 2012 Tables II-IV - Arms Transfer Deliveries, 1999-2009 [Excel format]
  4. WMEAT 2012 Sources, Data, and Methods [PDF format]
  5. WMEAT 2012 Charts Supplement  [PDF format]

New features in this edition of WMEAT are described at the start of the “Sources, Data, and Methods” section.

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