Defense industry

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The defense industry, also called the military industry, comprises government and commercial industry involved in research, development, production, and service of military materiel, equipment and facilities. It includes:

  • Defense contractors: business organizations or individuals that provide products or services to a military department of a government
  • The Arms industry, which produces guns, ammunition, missiles, military aircraft, and their associated consumables and systems

It can also include:

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