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, ...
Feb 17, 2015 ... The Defense Spending Budget value indicates funds allotted to the maintenance
and strengthening of a standing military. Not all included ...
Jun 25, 2015 ... No country worldwide comes close to matching the United States in military
expenditure. In 2014, US military spending reached $571 billion, ...
Military expenditures data from SIPRI are derived from the NATO definition, which
includes all current and capital expenditures on the armed forces, including ...
Nov 3, 2015 ... The SIPRI Military Expenditure Database contains consistent time series on the
military spending of 171 countries since 1988, and of NATO ...
Policymakers are currently debating the appropriate level of U.S. military
spending given increasingly constrained budgets and the winding down of wars
in Iraq ...
Apr 13, 2015 ... The U.S. spends more on defense than the next seven countries combined.
Oct 27, 2015 ... The United States' military spending has dominated the world for years, but
recent figures show that other nations are beginning to catch up.
Jul 10, 2014 ... Global military spending continued to decline last year. Although arms
expenditure has actually increased in much of the world, military ...