FY13 Defense Spending by State Report
Since 2000, defense spending saw a decade of expansion.
From FY 2001 to 2011, national defense spending increased
67% in real dollars.1,2 Federal government spending on national
defense has been in decline since FY 2012, however, as the
Budget Control Act of 2011 forced significant cuts in defense
spending. From FY 2011 to 2018, real defense spending is
expected to decline 27% according to Budget of the United
States Government, Fiscal Year 2014.
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