Military expenditures for the World for 2007 were estimated at 1.2 trillion dollars and the United States was number 1 in 2008 with military expenditures of over 580 billion dollars.
Asked in History, Politics & Society
What is the key difference between the federal budget and individual state budgets?
Federal a national budget with funds to support the military, and federal programs. The state budget is only for that state. ...
Asked in History of the United States, Imperialism
What were the military causes for the new imperialism?
Justification for officer promotion Justification for military budget increases Bases needed for military vessels Military training grounds National security backup forces ...
Asked in War and Military History
What are the top 10 strongest military powers in the world?
USA Annual Defense Budget $515,000,000,000 Military Personnel 1,385,000 Population reaching military age annually 4,266,128 Fighter Jets 22,700 Navy Ships 1,600 Purchasing power $13,780,000,000,00 CHINA Annual Defense Budget $59,000,000,000 Military Personnel 2,255,000 Population reaching military age annually 20,470,412 Fighter Jets 2,400 Navy Ships 760 Purchasing power $7,099,000,000,000 RUSSIA Annual Defense Budget $43,000,000,000 Military Personnel 1,245,000 Population reaching military age annually 1,602,673 Fighter Jets 6,500 Navy Ships 525 Purchasing power $2,097,000,000,000 INDIA Annual Defense Budget $33,000,000,000 Military Personnel 1,325,000 Population reaching military age annually 22,229,373 Fighter Jets 1,250 Navy Ships 145 Purchasing power $2,966,000,000,000 UK Annual Defense Budget $53,000,000,000 Military Personnel 195,000 Population reaching military age annually 784,520 Fighter...
Asked in Mexico
Is Mexico guns or butter economy?
Butter, definitely. Against several countries, Mexican budget on defense and military personnel numbers are comparatively small. It ranks in the 40th spot in terms of military and paramilitary forces (343,905, barely above Germany) and 27th in terms of military expenditures (US$6.98 billion, almost the same budget as Norway). ...
Asked in Ron Paul
Does Ron Paul want to disband the United States military?
Ron Paul does not want to disband the United States military. He does advocate the reduction of federal military spending, which would allow the reduction of taxes and the balancing of the federal budget. ...
Asked in Mexico, El Salvador
Is El Salvador's military better then Mexico's?
Mexico has a military composed of 343,905 professional troops, while El Salvador has a military composed of 42,400 men. In case of being attacked, Mexico has the capacity to mobilize 48.88 million people fit for military service, while El Salvador has 2.45 million people fit for such endeavor. Mexico's military budget amounts for US$5.19 billion, while the Salvadorian military budget totals US$130.2 million. Clearly, Mexico has a better equipped, larger army than El Salvador. ...