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The 5 Chinese Weapons Manufacturers You Should Know About

A Chinese Wing Loong II drone. File photo: Xinhua

China is now among the world’s top five largest arms exporting countries alongside the U.S., Germany, France and Russia, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) annual report on global weapons sales.

Although China’s becoming an increasingly important actor in the global weapons trade, particularly in Africa and among its partner countries along the Belt and Road, relatively little is known about the country’s largest weapons manufacturers.

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