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MILITARY EXPENDITURES BY MAJOR
CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY Office of Research and Reports
SOVIET MILITARY BXPENDITUHKS BY MAJOR MISSIONS
CIA/RR, Soviet Military Expenditures by Major Missions.
ECRET, is one o( five reports thai have been or are being published by this Office in the area of Soviet military expenditures. A.
brief summary of the content of these reports is included inuide to the interested reader.
One of the reports, an alternative compilation of Soviet military expendituresy object classification.
Outlays arc presented Dy object in greater tie tan manA/RK ER In addition, thc announced Sovi ct miliUry budget is compared with thc estimate of military expenditure* of this Office, and thcof Soviet military programs or. the economy is discussed.
These estimates of Soviet military expenditures are derivedethodology developed byeneral survey of> ccdures may be found ir
This report develops theestimating military expe-iii-
tures and discusses the general problem of ruble valuation. Itetailed survey of the factors used for specific categories of milnary expenditures, such as pay and allowances, operation and procurement, construction of facilities, and research andSubsequent changes in ihis methodology are discussed both in the body and in an appendix ol
In constructing theseumber of studies have been carried out. The results of two of them arc available as
in tne first rcpori lhe system of paying personnel of thc bu.iei giound lorces is analyzed, pay and allowance rates are derived from the available evidence,ample pay bill is calculated. This report on ground force pay provides the framework for continuing work in Navy and Air Force pay and The second report reviews the evidence with respect to the accounts used by thc Soviet Ministry of Defense in requisitioning funds and controlling expenditures.
I -Original document.