This page links to resources for getting started researching the defense budget and budgeting process for other countries. NPS students researching this topic will probably have to rely heavily on information available from their personal contacts and from appropriate government agency websites of the country they are researching.
This is probably the best source we subscribe to for in-depth defense budget information for other countries. It takes a number of clicks to get there, but it's worth it! Directions below:
See the "Jane's Defence Budget Reference Guide" box below for a detailed handout about using Jane's to find defence budget information.
This guide from Jane's walks you through how to find detailed defense budget information for a wide variety of countries.
None of these provide in-depth defense budget information, but depending on the angle you are researching you may find them to be useful.
Below is a selective list of sources with general information on the government and politics of other countries, since this is often important context for understanding a country's defense budget environment and decision-making process.
We have more recent editions of these titles online, listed elsewhere on this page.