Arms Transfers to Developing Countries, 1945-1968 (ICPSR 5404)

Published: Jan 18, 2006

Principal Investigator(s):
Amelia Leiss, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for International Studies

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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.

Leiss, Amelia. Arms Transfers to Developing Countries, 1945-1968. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2006-01-18.

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United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency

1945 -- 1968

Arms transfers to 52 developing nations in the period 1945-1968.

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