arms industry

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Noun1.arms industry - an industry that manufacturers weapons of wararms industry - an industry that manufacturers weapons of war
industry - the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise; "each industry has its own trade publications"
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BRUSSELS, Aug 24 (KUNA) -- The EU called Monday for the full implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) in order to be truly effective and prevent arms being diverted to the illicit market and falling into the wrong hands.
MEXICO CITY (CyHAN)- An upcoming UN conference in Mexico on the arms trade will serve as a "litmus test" of the global community's commitment to curbing weapons trafficking, rights activists say.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran would be able to supply weapons to its allies in the region with the full blessing of the international community, because the nuclear deal being prepared in Vienna includes partial lifting of arms trade sanctions, a source close to the talks said, Russian media reported.
A union representing staff at some of Scotland's most famous museums and galleries have rejected sponsorship by companies involved in the arms trade.
Foreign Office Minister Tobias Ellwood marks the entry into force of the Arms Trade Treaty.
A global Arms Trade Treaty to regulate the $85 billion industry and keep weapons out of the hands of human rights abusers and criminals will come into force on Dec.
On February 5, the European Parliament voted to authorize European Union (EU) countries to ratify the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), declaring that the Arms Trade Treaty "wouldn't necessarily result in the reduction of arms production, but it should stop arms getting into the hands of terrorists and should stop arms flooding into areas that are unstable.
The International Arms Trade by Rachel Stohl and Suzette Grillot.
Abbott called the signing of the Arms Trade Treaty a "tramping of constitutional liberty" that endangers an individual's right to bear arms.
NEW YORK, Sep 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International relief and development organization Oxfam welcomed today's signing of the Arms Trade Treaty by the United States.
is the world's largest arms dealer, and its signing is seen as critical to the success of the Arms Trade Treaty.
THE revelation that the Government were prepared to send the chemical agents to make sarin gas to Syria as recently as last year sheds light on a sordid secret of the British arms trade.