Military budgets. The 12 countries that spend the highest proportion of gdp on their military. In fiscal year 2015 military spending is projected to account for 54 percent of all federal discretionary spending a total of 5985 billion. World military spending totaled more than 16 trillion in 2015.
List by the international institute for strategic studies top 15 defence budgets 2017. A black budget is a government budget that is allocated for classified or other secret operations of a nation. Their insurance is pretty much still off limits unless you or a family member has served.
No country worldwide comes close to matching the united states in military expenditure. Usaa has opened up most of their banking products to non military folks now. Accounted for 37 percent of the total.
The purpose of the military has typically been to aid economic objectives. The black budget is an account expenses and spending related to military research and covert operationsthe black budget is mostly classified due to security reasons. In 2017 the usa spent more on its military than the next seven highest spending countries combined according to sipri.
The black budget can be complicated to calculate but in the united states it has been estimated to be over us50. Whether the imperial roman in the past or america today many empires seem to exhibit similar features. Us and world military spending and budgets are very high almost back to cold war levels.
List by the stockholm international peace research institute 2018 fact sheet for 2017 sipri military expenditure database.