Booming Business Germany Now World's Third Largest Arms Exporter

German arms exports more than doubled during the last five years, according to a new report, placing the country behind just the US and Russia on the list of the world's largest weaponry exporters. The opposition in Berlin wants more oversight.
Germany has become the world's third largest arms exporter, with many of its weapons, including this submarine, earmarked for Greece.

Germany has become the world's third largest arms exporter, with many of its weapons, including this submarine, earmarked for Greece.

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cgh -- with wire reports