There are four ways to access The Military Balance:


  • PRINT - purchase an individual book: Printed copies of each book are available via the IISS website.
  • ONLINEpurchase online access and digital download: This option includes access to the latest Military Balance book online. For instant access on the IISS website, please login to buy or add to basket via the Instant Military Balance Access box on the right.
  • MILITARY BALANCE+ – purchase a licence for the new IISS online database, allowing you to view, customise, compare and download data instantly, anywhere, anytime.

  • MEMBER - become an IISS member: IISS members receive the latest Military Balance book in both print and online access, as well as other IISS publications including Strategic Survey: The Annual Review of World AffairsSurvival: Global Politics and Strategy and Adelphi books.
Product variations
Online Access, Digital Download & Print £660.00 + shipping (Inc VAT if applicable)
Online Access & Digital Download £420.00 (Inc VAT if applicable)
Print edition £405.00 + shipping (Inc VAT if applicable)
Online Access & Digital Download £695.00
Product variations
Online Access & Digital Download £695.00 (Inc VAT if applicable)
Product variations
Online Access, Digital Download & Print £610.00 + shipping (Inc VAT if applicable)
Online Access & Digital Download £395.00 (Inc VAT if applicable)
Print edition £350.00 + shipping (Inc VAT if applicable)