US military equipment exports reach 175 billion US dollars in fiscal year 2020

The U.S. fiscal year 2020 lasts from October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2020. According to the data released by the US State Department, the amount of U.S. fighter jet and guidance missile ejections increased significantly in this year, and Lockheed Martin and Raytheon, the two major military enterprises, received large orders. < / P > < p > there are usually two ways for foreign countries to purchase U.S. arms: first, foreign governments directly discuss specific transactions with Lockheed Martin, Raytheon and other U.S. military enterprises; second, foreign countries contact Defense Department officials of the U.S. Embassy to discuss arms purchase. Either way, the U.S. arms export can only be realized with the approval of the U.S. government. < / P > < p > in fiscal year 2020, the US military equipment export realized by the first way is about US $124.3 billion, an increase of 8.4% over the same period of last year; the US military equipment export realized by the second way is about US $50.78 billion, a decrease of 8.3% over the same period of last year. < / P > < p > many analysts have noticed that during the administration of US President Donald Trump, he relaxed the restrictions on US arms exports, actively promoted foreign arms sales, and even encouraged us diplomats to undertake marketing work. The average annual export volume of US arms is significantly higher than that of President Barack Obama. According to a report of the International Peace Research Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, in March this year, the US arms exports accounted for more than one third of the world’s exports in the past five years, ranking firmly as the number one arms seller in the world. According to the report, half of US arms exports go to the Middle East.