An Ayrshire firm making explosives told Scottish Enterprise that munitions were a "key growth area" when applying for taxpayers' money.
Environmental campaigners have called on the Scottish Government's economic development agency not to spend taxpayers' money subsidising a new form of underwater mining.
Bombs and missiles will still be exported to Saudi Arabia under a secretive licensing system despite a court ruling that UK arms sales are illegal.
American multinationals Raytheon and Lockheed Martin are bidding for a lucrative Ministry of Defence training contract at Faslane.
Concerns raised with the Scottish Government over its relationship with an arms company that sold Hong Kong tear gas apparently used by police during clashes with protestors.
Dozens of companies have undergone human rights checks by Scottish Enterprise following concerns over public money being awarded to arms firms through business grants.
Arms firms supplying weapons for the war in Yemen that has killed 70,000 people were handed nearly £3m by the Scottish Government last year.
Investments worth nearly £130m were made in arms firms linked to Yemen's conflict, which has left an estimated 70,000 people dead.
Scotland's richest MSP is under pressure to return a £185,000 property development grant after bungling officials failed to claim it back on time.