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Yugoslavia (former) Arms Procurement
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Sources: The Library of Congress Country Studies; CIA World Factbook
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    In 1990 Yugoslavia remained dependent on the Soviet Union for most heavy armaments and complex weapons systems, including tanks, armored vehicles, antitank and antiaircraft missiles, and ships. Until the late 1980s, this created a dangerous situation in which Yugoslavia's principal arms supplier was also the country's greatest apparent external threat. Therefore, in 1990 Yugoslav arms procurement policy aimed to expand purchases from the other Warsaw Pact states, the United States, and neutral European countries, as well as to increase domestic production. Despite significant progress, self-sufficiency in arms supply remained elusive for both economic and technological reasons. Yugoslavia's domestic arms industry remained relatively small, and in 1990 it faced declining export markets.

    Data as of December 1990


    NOTE: The information regarding Yugoslavia (former) on this page is re-published from The Library of Congress Country Studies and the CIA World Factbook. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Yugoslavia (former) Arms Procurement information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Yugoslavia (former) Arms Procurement should be addressed to the Library of Congress and the CIA.

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