UAE tops US arms buyers list in 2009
The UAE topped the list of arms buyers…
November 7, 2009 10:45 by kippreport
The UAE topped the list of arms buyers from the US, spending $7.9 billion in 2009, reports Reuters. Saudi Arabia, which spent $3.3 billion, came third on the list, according to the Pentagon’s Defense Security Cooperation Agency.
Arm sales in the US increased from $36.4 billion in sales agreements in 2008 and $23.3 billion in 2007, the agency said.