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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Over the past five years, France has been the most successful country in forging a close relationship with Egypt in the arms industry.
Saudi Arabia is the most important single customer of the US arms industry with nearly 20% of US sales.
If a draft law is adopted, the Russian central bank will no longer publish a list of banks dealing with the arms industry.
Jose Enrique Garcia lll, said he envisions for the Philippines a globally competitive, centralized government-sanctioned arms industry.
Freezing Germany's weapons exports to Turkey could only strengthen the local Turkish arms industry, the minister noted.
The blurred lines between Israel's armed forces and arms industry are a strategic advantage, some claim.
He pointed out that today an agreement was signed to localize the arms industry in the Kingdom, which will achieve the vision of the Kingdom 2030 to provide 50% of the kingdom's purchases of arms in 2030, noting that the signed agreement is an investment agreement and not a purchase of weapons.
Whereas past arms imports trends show the UAE's tendency to be attracted by the "glitter factor" of expensive weapons, their own arms industry appears to be focusing on developing "good enough" solutions that can be mastered by the UAE armed forces and may have wider appeal in foreign markets.
Lewis Machine and Tool Company has provided weapons, spare parts and services to the Israeli arms industry.
It's because we did not have a viable arms industry between the First and Second World Wars that British forces ended up at Dunkirk and the "Few" had to fight the Battle of Britain.
Welsh politicians promote links between Wales and the arms industry arguing it creates high skilled manufacturing jobs.
Israeli film director and investigative journalist Yotam Feldman is to tour Ireland at the end of the month, screening his expose of the Israeli arms industry.