The Defense Spending Budget value indicates funds allotted to the maintenance and strengthening of a standing military. Not all included nations have the luxury of a large spending budget and therefore must rely on affiliations and regional alliances to maintain a capable fighting force.
Defense Spending Budget data through 2015. The values below are displayed in USD ($).
Sources: CIA.gov, CIA World Factbook, wikipedia.com, public domain print and media sources and user contributions. Some values may be estimated when official sources are lacking.