(measure: dollars; Source: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
India: Arms imports, million constant U.S. dollars
, 1960 - 2020:
For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1960 to 2020. The average value for India during that period was 2000.15 dollars with a minimum of 371 dollars in 1962 and a maximum of 5381 dollars in 2013.
The latest value from 2020 is 2799 dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 106
countries is 210.35 dollars.
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Definition: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services. Figures are SIPRI Trend Indicator Values (TIVs) expressed in US$ m. A '0' indicates that the value of deliveries is less than US$0.5m.