Asia-Pacific Defence Outlook 2015
Tension, Collaboration, Convergence
Rapid and uneven economic development across 25 countries and regions of the Asia-Pacific region both enables and demands new approaches to national defence.
With more than ten million active military personnel, over 25,000 tanks and more than half of the global inventory of nuclear weapons, Asia-Pacific nations already spend nearly half of the non-US global defence budget, and this share is poised to increase over the next five years.
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