Answer & Explanation
1. India's military expenditure grew around 8.5 percent in 2016, making it the world's fifth largest spender at $55.9 billion, figures released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
2. As per the figures, the US remains the world's largest military spender registering a growth of 1.7 percent between 2015 and 2016 to $611 billion.
3. China is second and Russia is on the third position in the list.