Talk:List of countries by military expenditures

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Poland[edit]

31,5 bln USD would be like 10% of Polish GDP. In "Polish Armed Forces" article it's 9,65 bln and this is a good number


Poland budget 2009 is 24,5 bln zloty and is 6,9 bln dollar -currency online 5/4/2009 so 12 bln is fabricated

the wrong map of russia where is crimea?[edit]

the wrong map of russia

where is crimea? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 85.140.208.77 (talk) 11:18, 25 May 2014 (UTC)

In Ukraine, where it should be. Sharkb (talk) 00:25, 14 February 2015 (UTC)

SIPRI terms and conditions[edit]

I just noticed that permission is required if more than 10% of SIPRIs data set is reproduced. Otherwise we are breaking copyright and reproduction laws. Only 10% of their data set can be reproduced under 'fair use'. This means that the "SIPRI military expenditure database (2012)" table will have to be trimmed down to 10%.

Any thoughts? Antiochus the Great (talk) 12:05, 5 December 2014 (UTC)

I am going to go ahead and trim the data set down to 10%. Antiochus the Great (talk) 15:20, 5 December 2014 (UTC)
What about trying to get their permission then? Can an Email be sent asking to publish at least last year's figures? They may allow Wikipedia, I think it's worth a try. --Hibernian (talk) 13:33, 6 December 2014 (UTC)
Is that why the page has been utterly gutted? This is totally unacceptable, are there no other sources available for this? Having the budgets of only the top 15 countries available on Wikipedia is a joke. 192.160.165.63 (talk) 23:57, 22 January 2015 (UTC)
There is this... https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/2034rank.html It only shows % of GDP though. 2602:306:8032:50E0:64ED:29E7:D6E5:7772 (talk) 20:17, 3 February 2015 (UTC)

New SIPRI numbers for 2014, released today[edit]

If anyone care to replace the old numbers with the new, then go ahead. I'm not very familiar with how Wikipedia works. Article: http://www.sipri.org/media/pressreleases/2015/milex-april-2015 Fact sheet: http://books.sipri.org/product_info?c_product_id=496 - 88.90.245.52 (talk) 08:45, 13 April 2015 (UTC)

Looks like it has been taken care of. Thanks! - 88.90.245.52 (talk) 13:03, 13 April 2015 (UTC)

Where did Israel go?[edit]

When I google "Israel military budget," an answer comes up in the quick answer window, citing this page. Yet Israel no longer appears on this page. This seems to suggest that it existed on this page but was recently deleted, though I haven't been able to find which reversion deleted it. (I'm kind of a noob when it comes to looking through edit histories.)

I'm not sure whether this was political vandalism, and oversight, or there was some legitimate reason to delete it. Anyone want to look into this?

Update: It was deleted by an IP on the 21st, along with Australia and Iraq, from the IISS chart. There was no edit summary and deleting them appeared to be the entire edit. I since put them back in, but as there was a subsequent edit, I didn't revert.

Manybytes (talk) 07:26, 23 June 2015 (UTC)