War is big business. Entire industries and millions of people around the world depend on the constant hum of our modern war machine. And thanks to the constant drum of conflict around the world—be it caused by the Mexican drug cartels, Islamist militants, rouge states, and others—this industry doesn’t look like it’s going to wind down any time soon. So exactly how big is this industry? Who are the big players? The infographic below will help shed some light on the world’s killing machine.
(Click on the infographic below to expand.)