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Rapid Fire April 17, 2012: Worldwide Military Spending Trends Apr 17, 2012 09:00 EDT Related Stories: Americas - USA , Asia - China , Asia - Other , BAE , Britain/U.K. , Budgets , DARPA , Daily Rapid Fire , Fuel & Power , IT - Software & Integration , Legal , MBDA , Pre-RFP , Satellites & Sensors , Specialty Aircraft , Testing & Evaluation Advertisement The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) updated its military expenditure database with 2011 numbers. Their estimate of $1.7 trillion is about flat in real terms, once inflation and exchange rate fluctuations are taken into account. Africa followed by the Middle East saw the biggest increases in relative terms. Europe saw the largest decrease but this hides stark differences between Western/Southern members of the Euro – where spending is dropping – and Eastern Europe where it is increasing markedly. Def...

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