The United States has just beaten the world's global market as of previous year, as the figures have revealed that approximately $40 billion in arms sales were purchased from them through numerous deals.
In fact, Qatar was the largest arms purchaser on the planet, buying $17 billion by themselves, with other traditional purchasers of U.S. arms like Egypt and Saudi Arabia eating up $12 and $8 billion, respectively.
The United States and France increased their overseas weapons sales in 2015, as purchases of American weapons grew by around $4 billion and France's deals increased by well over $9 billion.
This data comes from the results of a report, "Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations, 2008-2015", made by a nonpartisan Congressional Research Service, which is a division of the Library of Congress.
According to the figures revealed by the congressional study, Qatar had bought weapons tallying up to $17 billion in arms sales, with Egypt behind them at $12 billion, and then followed by Saudi Arabia at $8 billion.
Russia, another dominant power in the global arms market, saw a modest decline in orders for its weapons, dropping to United States dollars 11.1 billion in sales from the USD 11.2 billion total in 2014. China sold $6 billion, doubling its output from a year ago.
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The most significant overseas weapons sales for the United States past year included new agreements with Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Qatar and South Korea.
"Concerns over their domestic budget problems have led many purchasing nations to defer or limit the purchase of new major weapon systems", she said.
"The United States is the only major arms supplier that has two distinct systems for the export of weapons: the government-to-government Foreign Military Sales (FMS) system, and the licensed commercial export system", the CRS said. "Some nations have chosen to limit their purchasing to upgrades of existing systems and to training and support services".
US ranked first in arms deliveries to developing nations in 2015 at 35.4 percent or $11.9 billion, while Russian Federation and France tied for the second spot at $6.2 billion or 18.5 percent each.
Global sales actually dropped a bit from the $89 billion market of 2014, likely reflecting how falling oil prices made it more hard for Gulf nations to continue throwing reckless amounts of cash at advanced weaponry from nations like the US, Italy, and France.