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Waffen-Exporte auf neuem Rekordhoch: Findest du heraus, wer die Nase vorne hat?



Das Volumen der Rüstungsverkäufe weltweit ist seit 2004 kontinuierlich gestiegen. Grund dafür sei vor allem die verstärkte Nachfrage aus Nahost und Asien, teilte das internationale Friedensforschungsinstitut Sipri am Montag in Stockholm mit.

Die fünf grössten Exporteure standen für insgesamt 74 Prozent des Gesamtvolumens. Ein verstärkter Bedarf Asiens, Ozeaniens und des Nahen Ostens sei sowohl von 2007 bis 2011 als auch von 2012 bis 2016 zu verzeichnen gewesen, teilten die Stockholmer Wissenschaftler mit. Dies machte zwischen 2012 bis 2016 insgesamt 43 Prozent der globalen Importe aus.

Die meisten Staaten im Nahen Osten bestellten in den USA und in Europa, sagte der Sipri-Experte Pieter Wezeman. «Trotz sinkender Ölpreise bestellten die Länder der Region auch 2016 mehr Waffen, die sie als Mittel für den Umgang mit Konflikten und regionalen Spannungen sehen.» (kad/sda/dpa/afp)

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1.Zum Aufwärmen eine einfache Frage: Wer hat im vergangenen Jahr am meisten Waffen exportiert?
The new tank Leopard 2A7 by defence industry company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) is pictured during the official handover to the German armed forces Bundeswehr in Munich December 10, 2014. In the background left is pictured the Leopard 2A6M CAN Main Battle Tank.        REUTERS/Michaela Rehle (GERMANY  - Tags: MILITARY POLITICS)
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Klar, die bösen Amis.
Klar, die bösen Russen
Klar, die bösen Chinesen
2.Wer hat in Europa beim Waffenexport diesmal die Nase vorn?
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epa05790812 A sign at a local restaurant shows its special menu prices in London, Britain, 13 February 2017. According to reports, the price of fish and chips in Britain could go up in the coming weeks striking Icelandic fishermen threaten the supply of fresh cod and haddock.  EPA/HAYOUNG JEON
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Die Briten
epa05561391 A photo made available on 29 September shows Robert Keys from Wales wearing an Oktoberfest t-shirt reading 'Oktoberfest, tap the keg, here we go, Munich', at the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, 28 September 2016. Oktoberfest runs from 17 September to 03 October 2016.  EPA/FELIX HOERHAGER
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Die Deutschen
Customers sit at tables outside an outlet of South Korean bakery chain Paris Baguette in central Paris, France, October 8, 2015. South Koreans spent an estimated 6.36 trillion won ($5.37 billion) last year on bread, sandwiches, bagels and pastries, according to SPC Group, owner of the Paris Croissant and Paris Baguette chains, which has even opened two stores in the French capital Paris as part of global expansion. Picture taken October 9.   REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen
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Die Franzosen
A man throws Barilla spaghetti into boiling water as he cooks at his home in Rome, Italy in this September 27, 2013 file photo. Pasta maker Barilla is expected to release 2014 results this week.  REUTERS/Max Rossi/Files GLOBAL BUSINESS WEEK AHEAD PACKAGE - SEARCH
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Die Italiener
A worker hangs a banner advertising paellas outside a restaurant in central Madrid, Spain, January 4, 2017. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Die Spanier
A Raclette food stand seen at the Greenfield Openair, Friday, June 10, 2016, in Interlaken, Switzerland. The openair music event runs from 08 to 11 June. (KEYSTONE/Peter Klaunzer)
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Die Eidgenossen... hahaha
3.In den vergangenen fünf Jahren wuchs der Rüstungstransfer um 8,4 Prozent im Vergleich zur Periode zwischen 2007 und 2011. Wann gab es letztmals ein so grosses Waffenhandelsvolumen?
A visitor looks at munitions on display during the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates February 19, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 19041 file photo, the battleship USS Arizona belches smoke as it topples over into the sea during a Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Dec. 7, 1941. Putting 75 years of resentment behind them, President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are coming together at Pearl Harbor for a historic pilgrimage to the site where a devastating surprise attack sent America marching into World War II.  (AP Photo, File)
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1941
FILE - In this Feb. 1, 1968 file photo, Gen. Nguyen Ngoc Loan, South Vietnamese chief of the national police, fires his pistol into the head of suspected Viet Cong official Nguyen Van Lem on a Saigon street early in the Tet Offensive. Photographer Eddie Adams reported that after the shooting, Loan approached him and said, “They killed many of my people, and yours too,” then walked away. (AP Photo/Eddie Adams, File)
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1968
ZUM 50. JAHRESTAG DER AUSWEITUNG DES PROGRAMMS DER CHEMISCHEN KRIEGSFUEHRUNG IM VIETNAMKRIEG IM JAHR 1965 STELLEN WIR IHNEN FOLGENDES BILDMATERIAL ZUR VERFUEGUNG - U.S. troops of the 5th Mechanized Division spew napalm from a flame-thrower mounted on their armored personnel carrier at underbrush which might serve as hiding places for Viet Cong and North Vietnamese on the southern edge of the DMZ on August 26, 1970. (KEYSTONE/AP Photo/Neal Ulevich)
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1974
FILE - In this April 15, 1988 file photo, a U.S. Navy helicopter flies over the disabled U.S. frigate Samuel B. Roberts as she continues under tow, a day after she struck a mine, injuring 10 sailors and damaging the hull and engine room. During the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s, Iran mined portions of the Persian Gulf and several commercial ships sank. In 1988, the USS Samuel B. Roberts struck a mine and nearly sank. That sparked a daylong naval battle between Iran and the U.S. in which American forces attacked two Iranian oil rigs and sank or damaged six Iranian vessels. (AP Photo, File)
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1988
FILE -- In this Feb. 12, 1991 file photo, U.S. Marines prepare to board Chinook CH-46 helicopters during a deployment exercise in the desert of Saudi Arabia during the Persian Gulf crisis. Twenty five years after the first U.S. Marines swept across the border into Kuwait in the 1991 Gulf War, American forces find themselves battling the extremist Islamic State group, born out of al-Qaida, in the splintered territories of Iraq and Syria. (AP Photo/Sadayuki Mikami, File)
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1990
epa05226972 Pakistani Army commandoes pass by the portrait of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, founder of Pakistan as they parade during Pakistan Day celebrations in Islamabad, Pakistan, 23 March 2016. Pakistan celebrates its National Day on 23 March to commemorate the adoption of the 1940 resolution (also known as the Pakistan or Lahore resolution) demanding a separate state for the Muslims of British-ruled India.  EPA/T. MUGHAL
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2002
4.Wieviele Länder erhalten Waffen von den USA?
epa04193896 A US exhibitor thumps up for a Quadcopter at the opening of the Special Operations Forces Exhibition (SOFEX) arms fair in Amman, Jordan, 06 May 2014. Some 371 defense companies from 35 countries participate in the event to demonstrate their latest high-tech military industry equipment as well as innovations and training and organizational techniques related to security agencies and peacekeeping forces.  EPA/JAMAL NASRALLAH
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5.Wer ist der grösste Waffenimporteur?
ARCHIVBILD ZUR ZUNAHME DER WAFFENVERKAEUFE IN DER SCHWEIZ IM JAHR 2016 -- Police officers display munitions to the media seized from alleged members of a crime gang accused of extortion, kidnapping and drug trafficking in Mexico City, Friday, May 15, 2009. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
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BEIJING, CHINA - AUGUST 22:  (CHINA OUT) A female soldier from the Chinese People's Liberation Army attends a training session for the September 3 military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the victory of the Chinese People's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression at a military base on August 22, 2015 in Beijing, China.  (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)
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China
epa05526217 Saudi Arabi's armed forces stand in front of the portrait of Saudi deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister, Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud, during a military parade ahead of the Muslims holy pilgrimage of Hajj, in Muzdalfa, Saudi Arabia, 05 September 2016. The Haj pilgrimage 2016 takes place in Mecca from 09 to 14  September.  EPA/OMER SALEEM
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Saudi-Arabien
epa05060741 Pakistani soldiers on parade during a visit by German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen (not pictured) at the Pakistani Army headquarters in Islamabad, Pakistan, 09 December 2015. German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen is currently in Pakistan folowing her visit to German troops in Afghanistan.  EPA/KAY NIETFELD / POOL
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Pakistan
epa05746540 Members of the Indian National Cadet Corp (NCC) march during the full dress rehearsal for India's Republic Day parade in Jammu, the winter capital of Kashmir, India, 24 January 2017. The Republic Day of India marks the adoption of the constitution of India and the transition of India from a British Domination to a republic on 26 January 1950.  EPA/JAIPAL SINGH
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Indien
6.Welche Länder bilden den Hauptmarkt für russische Rüstung?
epa04703662 (FILE) A File picture dated 14 August 2014 of Russian anti-aicraft missile systems S-300 (R) and S-400 (L) on display at military industrial exhibition 'Technologies in machine building' during the 'OboronExpo-2014', in the city of Zhukovsky, Moscow region, Russia. Russia on 13 April 2015 lifted a ban on delivering sophisticated surface-to-air defence missiles to Iran, citing recent progress in the nuclear arms talks with Teheran. A 2010 UN resolution does not specifically prohibit Russia from supplying missiles, but calls for states to exercise restraint in arms sales.  EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV *** Local Caption *** 51520786
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Indien, Vietnam, China, Algerien
China, Kuba, Kasachstan, Marokko
Indien, Pakistan, Saudi-Arabien, Südafrika
7.Auch in Südostasien stieg die Nachfrage nach Rüstungsgütern – welches Land legte hier besonders zu?
Südostasien
epa05224990 Filipino army soldiers parade during the Philippine Army's 119th Anniversary celebration in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, south of Manila, Philippines, 22 March 2016. The Philippine Army boosted its capabilities with the acquisition of more than a hundred US made M113A2 armored personnel carriers (APC) and distribution of more than 60,000 rifles to its personnel amid tension at disputed South China sea.  EPA/FRANCIS R. MALASIG
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Philippinen
Soldiers of the army march during the 60th anniversary celebrations of the Dien Bien Phu battle in the historic city May 7, 2014. Viet Minh forces overran the French garrison in Dien Bien Phu on May 7, 1954 after a 56-day siege, forcing the French government to abandon its colonial rule in Indochina. REUTERS/Kham  REUTERS/Kham (VIETNAM - Tags: POLITICS ANNIVERSARY MILITARY)
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Vietnam
epa05745836 Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn (C) takes a group photo with draftees during a visit to the South Korean Army's main boot camp in the city of Nonsan, central South Korea, 24 January 2017.  EPA/YONHAP SOUTH KOREA OUT
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Südkorea
Members of the Royal Thai Army take part in a military parade marking Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha retirement as commander in chief of the Royal Thai Army at the Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy in Nakornnayok September 29, 2014. Thailand's army chief prime minister, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, hands over command of the army this week to a trusted ally and steps into civilian politics as head of a government likely to soon face pressure to turn around a sputtering economy. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha (THAILAND - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY)
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Thailand
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