Top 10 Military Spenders of the World in 2017

Top 10 Military Spenders of the World in 2017
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ISLAMABAD - India was ranked fourth in terms of military spending in 2017 globally.

It registered an increase of 5.5% over spending in 2016, according to a SIPRI report <link> .

In percentage terms, spending showed a marginal decrease for the U.S., while Russia’s spending saw the biggest drop. Saudi Arabia saw the biggest increase among the top spenders.

The U.S. accounted for 35% of the world’s military spending, the largest, while China accounted for 13%. India's share of the global defence <link>spend was 3.8%.

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