India’s outgunned Russia and Saudi Arabia to become the world’s fourth-largest defence spender — Quartz

India has broken into the world top-five defence spenders’ club. Asia’s third-largest economy spent $50.6 billion in 2016, up from $46.6 billion last year. India now has the fourth-largest defence budget, followed by Saudi Arabia and Russia, according to the 2016 Jane’s Defence Budgets Report, released by research firm IHS Markit on Dec. 12. While…

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