The Military Balance 2015

The Military Balance 2015 contains region-by-region analysis of the major military and economic developments affecting defence and security policies and the trade in weapons and other military equipment.

The Military Balance 2015

The Military Balance 2015

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. Regional and select country analyses cover the major developments affecting defence policy and procurement, and defence economics. The opening graphics section displays notable defence statistics, while additional data-sets detail selected arms orders, military exercises and deployments, as well as comparative defence expenditure and personnel numbers. The Military Balance is an indispensable handbook for anyone conducting serious analysis of security policy and military affairs. The International Institute for Strategic Studies, founded in 1958, is an independent centre for research, analysis and debate on the problems of conflict, however caused, that have, or potentially have, an important military dimension.

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The Military Balance 2015
Language: en
Pages: 504
Authors: International Institute of Strategic Studies (Iiss)
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-01 - Publisher: Routledge

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. Regional and select country analyses cover the major developments affecting defence policy and procurement, and
The Changing Military Balance in the Koreas and Northeast Asia
Language: en
Pages: 574
Authors: Anthony H. Cordesman, Aaron Lin
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-07 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This new volume, up to date through Spring 2015, provides a detailed examination of the military forces in Northeast Asia—North and South Korea, China, Russia, Japan, and the United States—setting those forces in the larger geostrategic context.
The Military Balance 2012
Language: en
Pages: 560
Authors: The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-26 - Publisher: Routledge

The Military Balance is the International Institute for Strategic Studies annual assessment of the military capabilities and defense economics of 170 countries worldwide. It is a useful resource for those involved in security policy making, analysis and research.The book is a region-by-region analysis of the major military and economic developments.
Research Handbook on the Arms Trade
Language: en
Pages: 456
Authors: Andrew T.H. Tan
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-25 - Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

This comprehensive Research Handbook examines the key drivers of the arms trade, mapping the main trends in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. It also explores the principal defence markets internationally, including the US, China, India, Russia and the UK in greater detail.
The U.S.-China Military Scorecard
Language: en
Pages: 430
Authors: Eric Heginbotham, Michael Nixon, Forrest E. Morgan, Jacob L. Heim, Jeff Hagen, Sheng Li, Jeffrey Engstrom, Martin C. Libicki, Paul DeLuca, David A. Shlapak, David R. Frelinger, Burgess Laird, Kyle Brady, Lyle J. Morris
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-14 - Publisher: Rand Corporation

A RAND study analyzed Chinese and U.S. military capabilities in two scenarios (Taiwan and the Spratly Islands) from 1996 to 2017, finding that trends in most, but not all, areas run strongly against the United States. While U.S. aggregate power remains greater than China’s, distance and geography affect outcomes. China

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