Introduction

The military economic cycle is the term used to describe the entire economic conglomerate that exists around the economy of defense. The military economic cycle, denomination that corresponds to an economistic vision of the defense economy, is also called the arms cycle. In any case, both denominations refer to the cycle that describes the itinerary that makes the arms production from the moment in which it is decided to have military public budgets to cover the supposed need to have armaments until its final use. The Delàs Centro de Estudios por la Paz database is organized according to this analysis.

In the Database of the Military Economic Cycle of the Spanish Statue of the Delàs Center for Peace Studies, you can consult the data on military spending, arms transfers, arms financing, the military industry and the forces’ bodies. Armed You can consult the database through the drop-down menu of the main menu or from the links provided here.

A tab is provided to expand aspects of the International Military Economic Cycle, the drop-down menu allows us to access the data of the European arms trade through the data of the ENNAT (European Network Against Arms Trade) and data on the financing of weapons.