The first, practiced by drug traffickers linked to professional organizations as a prerequisite band has not attacked, or the amount and type (quality) which means great missions. However, illegal trade, usually retail, thriving in the shadow of their own unconventional bodies and public security authorities, as Blat says: more than arms trafficking, illicit arms trafficking is a business absurd. The police seized a 38-person, a small gun, heavy weapons near what exists today. This gun remains showed no judiciary, the police for years, and the state often loses control over it. The system of arms trade in the opposite direction of the opera of drugs, in general: in the first place an order, legally, and then export the product to eventually return smuggled into the country, which are directly held professional organizations.
In early 1991, a fact revealed to the international community of the dimensions of the problem, especially the control exercised by the Russian mafia in these sensitive sectors of the economy of that country, such as the financial system. Tognolli and Arbex Jr. (1998, p. 91) writes: “The nuclear issue – never emphasized enough – is one of the most serious problems. In 1991, a scientist who worked for Greenpeace, William Arkin, showed that 250 000 U.S. dollar could buy a nuclear warhead medium (approximately 700 pounds). ‘What probably avoid the use of nuclear weapons by organized crime is on the one hand, the volume of caused destruction and violent reprisals, and, secondly, the lack of a strategic reason. The main risk, therefore, include groups and religious fanatics.
The numbers in the global arms production, despite the secrecy surrounding the trade war in the industry, for alleged reasons of state, are elucidated by COYLE (2003, p. 115): Estimates indicate that the five permanent members Council UN Security USA – United States, China, Russia, France and the UK – a total of almost 85% of the world fleet of weapons. United States exports almost 15% of its production, the United Kingdom and France, 25% and 20% respectively. Almost 80% of sales go to the smaller and poorer, especially for problem areas in the developing world. What fuels the global traffic, often is the production of small arms, as manufacturing technology is relatively simple and affordable. Unlike the complex systems weapons such as missiles, “To give an idea of numbers, the development of a new missile air-air stops around U.S. $ 1.5 million U.S. $ 2 million dollars (Coyle, 2003, p. 113).