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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The NRA has long opposed the international arms-trade treaty, which was signed by former President Barack Obama in 2013.
Keith Krause's book is strong across the board: it develops new historical materials spanning centuries; it attends to the complex interrelationships among international politics, dominant processes of international economics, and technological developments (with the author's obviously strong command of the huge literature on the arms trade and its contextual peripheries); and it analyzes contemporary arms-trade data.