U.S. weapon sales surge by 56% as Washington looks to build up NATO

By Tony Bertuca / January 29, 2024 at 4:54 PM
U.S. foreign military sales increased by 56% in fiscal year 2023 for a record-breaking total of $81 billion, a significant boost above the $52 billion reported in FY-22 and coming at a time when NATO is bolstering its defenses against Russia, according to new data from the State Department. "This is the highest annual total of sales and assistance provided to our allies and partners,” the State Department said in a new fact sheet released today. The largest government-to-government FMS...

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