Independent World Report is a reader-sponsored magazine.
To support our work, subscribe our print edition.

Fuelling the fire

Pakistan bought the Erieye radar surveillance system from Sweden, for $10 billion: Photo Saab AB.

India is the second largest arms importing country in the world, just after China. Pakistan has been, for a long time, a standing customer of European arms, making it the eleventh largest arms importer in the world. Given this, the region is indeed a lucrative market for the arms industry to engage in. Armed conflicts between the two nations have been used by eager European arms producers, aided by their governments.

© 2014 Independent World Report. All Rights Reserved. Log in - Developed and maintained by TypeTree