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Small Arms Survey. 2003 ‘Weapon Transfers.’ Small Arms Survey 2003: Development Denied, p. 107. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1 July
One of the largest American military export contracts since 2000 came in October 2001, when an agreement was reached to supply the Philippines' armed forces with 30,000 M16 rifles.
This was part of a USD 92.3 million package that included major conventional weapons to help Manila combat Abu Sayyef and other rebel movements.