This article is a list of countries by military expenditure, the amount spent by a
nation on its military in a given year. Military expenditure figures are presented in
A military budget (or military expenditure), also known as a defense budget, is the
amount of financial resources dedicated by a nation to raising and maintaining ...
Apr 24, 2014 ... The Defense Spending Budget value indicates funds allotted to the maintenance
and strengthening of a standing military. Not all included ...
US and world military spending and budgets are very high, almost back to Cold
Military expenditures data from SIPRI are derived from the NATO definition, which
includes all current and capital expenditures on the armed forces, including ...
Jul 12, 2014 ... In amounts of money spent, one country is far above the rest in military spending.
Jul 10, 2014 ... Global military spending continued to decline last year. Although arms
expenditure has actually increased in much of the world, military ...
The SIPRI Military Expenditure Database contains consistent time series on the
military spending of 171 countries since 1988, and of NATO member states from
Military expenditure data provides an easily identifiable measure of the scale of
resources absorbed by military activities. Military expenditure is an input ...
Policymakers are currently debating the appropriate level of U.S. military
spending given increasingly constrained budgets and the winding down of wars
in Iraq ...