Arms Sales

This section of "Just the Facts" details weapons, equipment and military services sold to Latin America and the Caribbean. This is not grant aid: these are items that governments in the region purchase with their own funds. The database covers 1996 to the present.

Sales Data

Browse data about sales to Latin America and the Caribbean.

  • U.S. arms and equipment sales by country: View amounts of weapons, equipment and services sold to each country in the region. Clicking on a country's name will reveal more detail; clicking further will reveal data about arms sales by category.
  • U.S. arms and equipment sales by program: View amounts of sales to the region via 3 different programs. Clicking on a program's name will reveal more detail; clicking further will reveal data about arms sales by category.

Sales Search

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Quick Data

U.S. arms and equipment sales by country | Country or region (sales since 1996)
  • Mexico ($2,178,251,058)
  • Brazil ($2,175,052,158)
  • Venezuela ($2,073,054,043)
  • Colombia ($1,779,098,304)
  • Argentina ($1,186,785,560)
  • French Guiana ($1,145,325,696)
  • Cayman Islands ($1,091,351,691)
  • Chile ($1,085,459,178)
  • Peru ($270,545,974)
  • Dominican Republic ($218,118,903)
  • Ecuador ($183,425,684)
  • El Salvador ($124,068,598)
  • Costa Rica ($121,496,808)
  • Bolivia ($113,725,204)
  • Honduras ($90,071,079)
  • Uruguay ($59,876,806)
  • Panama ($49,518,913)
  • St. Kitts and Nevis ($39,179,103)
  • Bahamas ($34,800,513)
  • Jamaica ($33,780,714)

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U.S. arms and equipment sales by program | Sales program (sales since 1996)
  • Direct Commercial Sales ($11,547,997,878)
  • Foreign Military Sales ($2,609,957,912)
  • Excess Defense Articles Sales ($49,363,184)

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