Tehran (IP) - With the continuation of the war in Ukraine and the intensification of Israel's attacks on Gaza, the sales of U.S. weapons have increased sharply.

Iran PressCommentary: The US Chief Financial Officer of General Dynamics, Jason Aiken, said: "Our monthly production has increased from 14,000 to 20,000 cannon projectiles, and we are trying to increase it as quickly as possible to 85,000 or even 100,000 per month."

American weapons manufacturers including Lockheed Martin and General Dynamics have estimated that their guaranteed income will increase in the coming months. Although the sale and export of arms have always been one of the most profitable businesses for American arms companies and factories, in recent months, with the continuation of the war in Ukraine and the escalation of conflicts in this country, the production and export of all types of heavy and light weapons in America have increased and these companies have increased their military production.

Gregory Hayes - Chairman and CEO of Rhyton Technologies says: "I do not apologize for our company's participation in the war in Ukraine and selling weapons to the country. Every weapon that is sent to Ukraine in the current situation is exported from our warehouses, which is very happy news, of course, in the future, we have to make a lot of effort to fill our weapons warehouses with weapons again and to earn more profit."

Now, with the intensification of Israel's war against the Palestinian nation, the sending of all kinds of American weapons to occupied Palestine has increased, and it is expected that the profits of the American weapons factories will increase even more.

The New York Times newspaper wrote: "Just days after the assault by Hamas, shipments of American weapons began arriving in Israel: smart bombs, ammunition, and interceptors for the Iron Dome missile defense system. In President Biden's planned meeting in Israel on Wednesday with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, more military aid is a likely topic. The conflict between Israel and Hamas is just the latest impetus behind a boom in international arms sales that is bolstering profits and weapons-making capacity among American suppliers.
The surge in sales is providing the Biden administration with new opportunities to tie the militaries of other countries more closely to the United States, the world's biggest arms exporter, while also raising concerns that a more heavily armed world will be prone to careen into further wars.

However, reports indicate that the United States will remain the world's largest arms supplier, as about 60 percent of the warplanes and helicopters ordered worldwide are produced in the United States. In 2022 alone, 13 countries ordered a total of 367 combat aircraft and helicopters from American factories; In the future, due to the efforts of the U.S. government to continue wars and political conflicts in the world, the exports will increase.

Writer: Atousa Dinyarian


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