The World’s Top Arms Manufacturers — PICTURES

Feb. 28, 2012, 12:58 p.m.

The Stock­holm In­ter­na­tion­al Peace Re­search In­sti­tute re­leased on Monday its an­nu­al list of the world’s top 100 arms-pro­du­cing com­pan­ies, ranked by arms sales (ex­clud­ing Chinese com­pan­ies) in 2010, the latest year for which they have data.

The same sev­en Amer­ic­an com­pan­ies among the top 10 be­low that were in last year’s list are in this year’s, along with a Brit­ish, European Uni­on, and Itali­an com­pany: