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Military Spending in the United States

In fiscal year 2015, military spending is projected to account for 54 percent of all federal discretionary spending, a total of $598.5 billion. Military spending includes: all regular activities of the Department of Defense; war spendingnuclear weapons spendinginternational military assistance; and other Pentagon-related spending.

(For the difference between mandatory and discretionary spending, see Federal Budget 101).

Discover more about US military spending:

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 How military spending has changed since 9/11

 War Spending and the Pentagon Slush Fund

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