World Military 1997
SOURCE: 1997 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Military branches ground, maritime, and air forces at all levels of technology
Military expenditures - dollar figure aggregate real expenditure on arms worldwide in 1996 remained at aboutthe 1995 level, about three-quarters of a trillion dollars in money terms(1996 est.)
Military expenditures - percent of GDP
roughly 2% of gross world product (1996 est.)
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