The world’s biggest arms importing countries in 2018

The United Arab Emirates imported Airbus C295 aircraft along with warships and Erieye SRSS AEW&C systems in the last five years. Credit: Airbus SAS.



  • JF-17 Thunder
  • NH 90TTH
  • C295
  • AH-64E
  • Mi-28N
  • Rafale
  • Mi-8MT/Mi-17
  • MTU engine
  • P-8A Poseidon
  • Largest importer of arms