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The U.S. earned almost $42 billion on arms export

США заработали почти $42 млрд на экспорте вооружений

USA earned on the sale of weapons to other States for $8 billion more than in 2016. Thus, the us exports of weapons increased by 25% compared to the same period last year.

It is reported by RBC with reference to the US Department of defense for defense cooperation and security.

In the report of the us Department said that in the 2017 fiscal year, which ended on September 30, the United States sold to other countries arms to $41.9 billion And $6 billion of this amount is for a program to provide financial military aid to foreign countries, and us $3.87 billion, States received $3.87 billion $32,02% Washington earned from the sale of weapons to the partner countries in the framework of Foreign Military Financing.

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Thus, the export of weapons the US increased by a quarter compared to the same period last year, when the Americans earned on the sale of arms $33.6 billion.

According to the head of the U.S. Department of defense Charles Hooper, next year the figures may rise due to agreements for the supply of arms to Saudi Arabia.

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