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Our researchers detail the composition of land, sea and air forces of more than 165 nations, including equipment, personnel strength and structure. Plus, you get information on deployment, plans, programs and budgets. And, in relevant cases, we report on each country’s alliances, opposition and paramilitary forces. >>>

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World Factbook
This encyclopedia-like resource originally prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency breaks down geography, people, economy, government and transportation for each country in the Nations' Armed Forces database.

State Department Travel Reports and Advisories
Before you travel anywhere in the world, check the State Department Travel Reports. Learn about entry requirements, crime, medical facilities, medical insurance, traffic and road conditions, criminal penalties, children’s issues and more.

Pentagon Blue Tops
Details on Department of Defense contract awards valued at more than $1 million.

Research and Development Descriptive Summary
Access budget figures for the Air Force, Army, Navy, DARPA, MDA, WHS/OSD and other agencies.

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