US Government Defense Research and Development Spending:

68.59B USD for 2015
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US Government Defense Research and Development Spending is at a current level of 68.59B, up from 60.97B one year ago. This is a change of 12.50% from one year ago.

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Dec. 31, 2015 68.59B
Dec. 31, 2014 60.97B
Dec. 31, 2013 71.12B
Dec. 31, 2012 75.12B
Dec. 31, 2011 79.68B
Dec. 31, 2010 81.09B
Dec. 31, 2009 82.92B
Dec. 31, 2008 79.60B
Dec. 31, 2007 77.08B
Dec. 31, 2006 73.04B
Dec. 31, 2005 70.65B
Dec. 31, 2004 65.34B
Dec. 31, 2003 57.33B
Dec. 31, 2002 48.24B
Dec. 31, 2001 44.15B
Dec. 31, 2000 41.05B
Dec. 31, 1999 40.28B
Dec. 31, 1998 40.14B
Dec. 31, 1997 40.18B
Dec. 31, 1996 39.43B
Dec. 31, 1995 37.70B
Dec. 31, 1994 38.06B
Dec. 31, 1993 40.40B
Dec. 31, 1992 38.17B
Dec. 31, 1991 37.89B
   
Dec. 31, 1990 41.08B
Dec. 31, 1989 40.37B
Dec. 31, 1988 38.03B
Dec. 31, 1987 37.10B
Dec. 31, 1986 35.66B
Dec. 31, 1985 30.36B
Dec. 31, 1984 25.76B
Dec. 31, 1983 22.30B
Dec. 31, 1982 19.81B
Dec. 31, 1981 16.94B
Dec. 31, 1980 14.64B
Dec. 31, 1979 12.13B
Dec. 31, 1978 12.08B
Dec. 31, 1977 10.87B
Dec. 31, 1976 9.819B
Dec. 31, 1975 9.715B
Dec. 31, 1974 9.406B
Dec. 31, 1973 9.139B
Dec. 31, 1972 8.837B
Dec. 31, 1971 8.108B
Dec. 31, 1970 8.021B
Dec. 31, 1969 8.314B
Dec. 31, 1968 8.544B
Dec. 31, 1967 8.068B
Dec. 31, 1966 7.097B

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US Government Defense Research and Development Spending Summary

  • Last Value: 68.59B
  • Latest Period: 2015
  • Updated: Mar 31, 2014, 8:32 AM EDT
  • Frequency: Yearly
  • Unit: USD
  • Adjustment: N/A
  • Value Previously: 60.97B
  • Change From Previous: 12.50%
  • Value One Year Ago: 60.97B
  • Change From One Year Ago: 12.50%
  • First Period: 1949
  • First Value: 762.00M
  • Notes: Current year forwards are estimates.

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US Government Defense Research and Development Spending Excel Add-In Codes

  • Indicator Code: I:USGDRDS
  • Indicator Name: =YCI("I:USGDRDS","name")
  • Latest Value: =YCP("I:USGDRDS")
  • Last 5 Values: =YCS("I:USGDRDS",,-4)

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