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Capie, David. 2002 ‘Who Exports?.’ Small Arms Production and Transfers in South East Asia (146), p. 12. Canberra: Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University. 1 January
Of the ASEAN states currently producing small arms, six are known to have exported either arms or ammunition in the past. Of these, Singapore is by far the most important. Indeed, Singapore Technologies is the only manufacturer in Southeast Asia genuinely able to compete in the international small arms market.
Singapore has exported arms almost since the creation its defence industries in the late 1960s. As well as selling ammunition throughout Southeast Asia and internationally, it has also been successful in selling some of it weapons, mostly to markets in the developing world.