Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
January 10, 2012


The Department of State’s Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance is pleased to announce its recent online publication of the 29th edition of the State Department’s World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers (WMEAT) report, covering the years 1995-2005, on the State Department’s website at http://www.state.gov/t/avc/rls/rpt/wmeat/2005/index.htm.

This edition of the WMEAT report includes six years of data (2000-2005) not included in any previously published edition. It presents data in spreadsheet form for ease of reference by researchers.



PRN: 2012/031