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
Feb 17, 2015 ... The Defense Spending Budget value indicates funds allotted to the maintenance
and strengthening of a standing military. Not all included ...
Military expenditures data from SIPRI are derived from the NATO definition, which
includes all current and capital expenditures on the armed forces, including ...
US and world military spending and budgets are very high, almost back to Cold
We currently spend more on defense than the next 7 countries combined.
Defense spending accounts for almost 20 percent of all federal spending —
nearly as ...
The SIPRI military expenditure project was established in 1967 to study
developments in world military expenditure. Military expenditure is an indicator of
The SIPRI Military Expenditure Database contains consistent time series on the
military spending of 171 countries since 1988, and of NATO member states from
Jul 10, 2014 ... Global military spending continued to decline last year. Although arms
expenditure has actually increased in much of the world, military ...
Policymakers are currently debating the appropriate level of U.S. military
spending given increasingly constrained budgets and the winding down of wars
in Iraq ...
Military expenditures compares spending on defense programs for the most
recent year available as a percent of gross domestic product (GDP; calculated on