Special Report

What the US Spent on the Military Every Year Since 1970

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1990: $325.13 billion
> Increase from previous year: 1.01% — #35 largest Increase on list

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1991: $299.37 billion
> Increase from previous year: -7.92% — #50 largest Increase on list

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1992: $325.03 billion
> Increase from previous year: 8.57% — #14 largest Increase on list

Source: Public Domain / Wikimedia Commons

1993: $316.72 billion
> Increase from previous year: -2.56% — #42 largest Increase on list

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1994: $308.08 billion
> Increase from previous year: -2.73% — #44 largest Increase on list

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