In its “Report on the Authorized Transactions Carried for Export, Import and Transit Control of Armament Materials,” the Italian government revealed that it approved €682.91 million (or $762 million US) in arms exports to Pakistan.
Pakistan was Italy’s second largest buyer, following Qatar (which received approvals worth €1.92 billion).
The sales for Pakistan in 2018 were roughly four times larger than those booked in 2017, which stood at €174.1 million (or $194.15 million US).
The official report did not disclose exactly what Italy approved for sale to Pakistan, but it does state that the systems in question include the following:
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