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This is how much NATO member states spend on their military via @bi_politics #NATO #military

This is how much NATO member states spend on their military via @bi_politics #NATO #military

The chart below shows how much some of NATO member states spent on their military last year, according to a report published by the European Military Network (ELN) . United States' share is huge. In 2014, the US spent about $582 billion (£400 billion), almost three times more than all the other NATO states combined. Across the pond, Britain captured the second largest share with $55 billion (£36 billion) invested in its armed forces. However, this is less than a tenth of what the US spent. Not all NATO members spent the same percentage of GDP on its military. Germany's $44.30 billion (£23.65 billion) expenditure represents just 1.15% of its GDP, while Estonia's $430 million (£280 million) invested in its military accounted for around 2% of its GDP in 2014. Editors note: the following chart does not reflect the military budgets of all 28 NATO members. A few are excluded, ei...

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