Imbalance of conventional armed forces

Other Names:
Imbalance of conventional weapons
Imbalance of conventional arms

International conflict is avoided when two enemies have equal capacity to inflict damage. When one enemy acquires better equipment, better trained or more combatants or has some other clear advantage the situation can quickly degenerate into war.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
12.06.2019 – 16:33 CEST