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    Portugal Military - 2005

      Military branches:
      Army, Navy (Marinha Portuguesa; includes Marine Corps), Air Force (Forca Aerea Portuguesa, FAP), National Republican Guard (Guarda Nacional Republicana) (2005)

      Military manpower - military age and obligation:
      18 years of age for voluntary military service; compulsory military service was ended in 2004 (January 2005)

      Military manpower - availability:
      males age 18-49: 2,435,042 (2005 est.)

      Military manpower - fit for military service:
      males age 18-49: 1,952,819 (2005 est.)

      Military manpower - reaching military age annually:
      males: 67,189 (2005 est.)

      Military expenditures - dollar figure:
      $3,497.8 million (2003)

      Military expenditures - percent of GDP:
      2.3% (2003)

      NOTE: The information regarding Portugal on this page is re-published from the 2005 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Portugal Military 2005 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Portugal Military 2005 should be addressed to the CIA.

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