Despite the global economical and financial crisis the planet''s biggest and most influential arms producers have continued to make profit. It is no wonder though, as countries have significantly increased their military spendings. Currently the United States are responsible for more than 40% of global military expenditures, with certainty taking the top spot among other countries. Leading arms manufacturers seem eager to provide the necessary technologies, as this is a highly profitable industry. In order to become fully informed on the arms industry and its key-figures – read this book. It lets you have a closer look at one of the planet''s most debated about fields of business.