The total budget amounts to 26.4 billion DKK in 2021 according to the Danish Finance Act for 2021.
Acquisition of new combat aircraft is financed within the Danish Defences financial framework in accordance with the Defense Agreement 2013-2017. The financing need for 27 F-35A fighters in the period 2021-2026 amounts to around DKK 20 billion.
The total budget amounts to 26.4 billion DKK in 2021 according to the Danish Finance Act for 2021. The appropriations are primarily based on
Overview of the appropriations of the Ministry of Defence in the Finance Act 2021
For further information of the Danish defence budget refer to the Agency for Public Finance and Management, Ministry of Finance www.oes.dk
NATO calculates the Defence expenditures of each member state according to NATO’s own definition. This calculation, which is a part of the Defence Planning Capability Survey, creates the basis for comparison of the Defence expenditures across NATO member states. The NATO definition differs in certain aspects from the Danish definition of the Defence budget. In the NATO definition the following expenditures are fully or partly included:
Conversely, expenditures for civil defence and certain other strictly civilian expenditures are deducted. The calculation of the Danish defence expenditures, according to the NATO definition, results in a somewhat higher estimate on the defence expenditures than the national definition (see table 4). A part of the NATO Defence Planning Capability Survey is a calculation of the Defence expenditures as a percentage of the Gross Domestic Product in the member states (see table 5).
More information can be found on NATO's homepage