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Israel Military 2007
http://www.allcountries.org/wfb2007/israel/israel_military.html
SOURCE: 2007 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Military branches:
Israel Defense Forces (IDF), Israel Naval Forces (INF), Israel Air Force (IAF) (2007)

Military service age and obligation:
17 years of age for compulsory (Jews, Druzes) and voluntary (Christians, Muslims, Circassians) military service; both sexes are obligated to military service; conscript service obligation: 36 months for men, 24 months for women, 48 months for officers; reserve obligation to age 41-54 for men and 24 for women (2007)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 17-49: 1,492,125
females age 17-49: 1,443,916 (2005 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 17-49: 1,255,902
females age 17-49: 1,212,394 (2005 est.)

Manpower reaching military service age annually:
males age 18-49: 53,760
females age 15-49: 51,293 (2005 est.)

Military expenditures - percent of GDP:
7.3% (2006)


NOTE: The information regarding Israel on this page is re-published from the 2007 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Israel Military 2007 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Israel Military 2007 should be addressed to the CIA.



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