Wednesday, July 8, 2020

How much does the us spend on military in 2020?



How much does the us spend on military in 2020?

The military grant is part of the optional United States federal grant issued to the Department of Defense, or more seriously, the part of the grant that goes to any military-related spending.

The military grant pays salaries, training, and health care for uniformed and civilian personnel, maintains weapons, equipment and facilities, funds operations, and develops and purchases new items.

This grant includes five branches of the US Army

1.Army
2.Marine Corps
3.Navy
4.Air Force
5.Space Forces

U.S. Grant Spending forfiscal Year 2019 

1.United States spent around 718.69 billion U.S. dollars on its military in 2019 this is decrease from 2010, when U.S. military spending amounted to 849.87 billion U.S. dollars and this is used for everything from salaries, trainings, development of new military technologies, and new aircraft and weaponry.
2. In 2019 it was estimated that per capita defense spending amounted to 2,072 U.S. dollars, this is extremely high, many Americans may find it worthwhile, as a majority believe the United States to be the number one military power in the world.


U.S. Grant Spending for fiscal Year 2020 


1.This is approximately $721.5 billion ($721,531,000,000). Approximately $712.6 billion is optional spending with approximately $8.9 billion in mandatory spending. The Department of Defence estimates that $689.6 billion ($689,585,000,000) will actually be spent.

U.S. Grant for Emergency and Supplemental


1.       The recent military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan were largely funded through supplementary spending bills outside the federal budget, which are not included in the military budget figures listed below. However, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were categorized as "overseas contingency operations" in the starting of the fiscal year 2010, and the budget is included in the federal budget.
2.       By the end of 2008, the U.S. had spent approximately $900 billion in direct costs on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The government also incurred indirect costs, which include interests on additional debt and incremental costs, financed by the Veterans Administration, of caring for more than 33,000 wounded. Some experts estimate the indirect costs will eventually exceed the direct costs. As of June 2011, the total cost of the wars was approximately $1.3 trillion.




1. This does not include many military-related items that are outside of the Defence Department budget, such as nuclear weapons research, maintenance, cleanup, and production, which are in the Atomic Energy Defence Activities section, Veterans Affairs,
2.The Treasury Department's payments in pensions to military retirees and widows and their families, interest on debt incurred in past wars, or State Department financing of foreign arms sales and militarily-related development assistance.
3. Neither does it include defence spending that is domestic rather than international in nature, such as the Department of Homeland Security, counter-terrorism spending by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and intelligence-gathering spending by NSA, although these programs contain certain weapons, military and security components.


FY2020 Budget Request for the Military Health System


Military Health System Funding, FY2017-FY2020 ($ in billions)
Programs
Enacted FY2017
Enacted FY2018
Enacted FY2019
Requested   FY2020
Defence Health
MILPERS
MILCON
MERHCF-Contributions
$33.5
$8.5
$0.3
$7.0

  $33.5    
  $8.6
 $0.9

$8.1
$34.4       
$8.4
$0.4
$7.5
$33.3
$8.1
$0.3
$7.8
Grand Total
$49.3
$51.1
$50.7
$49.5

Source: Department of Defense, “Defense Budget Overview,” March 2019, p. 2-4, https://go.usa.gov/xmQ7X. Department of Defense, “Defense Health Program Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Budget Estimates,” March 2019, p. DHP-13, https://go.usa.gov/xmNWJ; Department of Defense, “Defense Health Program Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Budget Estimates,” February 2018, p. DHP-15, https://go.usa.gov/xmQ7E; Department of Defense, “Operation and Maintenance Programs (O-1),” March 2017, pp. 31-31B, https://go.usa.gov/xmQ7p; Email communication with DOD officials, March 2019.
Notes: Numbers may not add up due torounding. Enacted RDT&E figures include unrequested funds for the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program.Congress appropriates discretionary funding for the DHP, MILPERS, and MILCON accounts and mandatory funding for MERHCF contributions.

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