Principal Investigator(s): Leiss, Amelia, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for International Studies
This study contains data on the transfer of arms to 52 developing nations in the period 1945-1968. The Arms Transfers data (Part 1) provide information on donor and recipient, date and site of transfer, quantity, system classification (e.g., aircraft, helicopters, missiles, artilleries, small arms, or naval systems), and date production began and ended. The Weapons Systems data (Part 2) contain detailed coded information about each weapons system.
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Leiss, Amelia. Arms Transfers to Developing Countries, 1945-1968. ICPSR05404-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1999. doi:10.3886/ICPSR05404.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05404.v1
This study was funded by:
- United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: Afghanistan, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China (Peoples Republic), Colombia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Global, Greece, Guinea, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Mali, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, North Korea, Norway, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela, Vietnam (Socialist Republic), Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Universe: Arms transfers to 52 developing nations in the period 1945-1968.
Data Types: aggregate data, event/transaction data, survey data
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-05-03
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