General arrangement and contents
The Military Balance Wall Chart
Using The Military Balance
Abbreviations and definitions
Country entries
Arms procurements and deliveries
Defence economics: Definitions of terms; Calculating exchange rates
General defence data: Personnel; Other forces; Non-state armed groups; Cyber; Forces by role and equipment by type; Deployments; Training activity
Land Forces
Naval Forces
Air Forces
Attribution and acknowledgements
Principal Land Definitions
Principal Naval Definitions
Principal Aviation Definitions

The Military Balance is an authoritative assessment of the military capabilities and defence economics of 171 countries. Detailed A–Z entries list each country’s military organisation, personnel numbers, equipment inventories, and relevant economic and demographic data.

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