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Cuba Military 2007
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SOURCE: 2007 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Military branches:
Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR): Revolutionary Army (ER), Revolutionary Navy (Marina de Guerra Revolucionaria, MGR), Revolutionary Air and Air Defense Force (DAAFAR), Youth Labor Army (EJT) (2007)

Military service age and obligation:
17-28 years of age for compulsory military service; 2-year service obligation; both sexes subject to military service (2006)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 17-49: 2,967,865
females age 17-49: 2,913,559 (2005 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 17-49: 2,441,927
females age 17-49: 2,396,741 (2005 est.)

Manpower reaching military service age annually:
males age 18-49: 91,901
females age 18-49: 87,500 (2005 est.)

Military expenditures - percent of GDP:
3.8% (2006 est.)

Military - note:
Moscow, for decades the key military supporter and supplier of Cuba, cut off almost all military aid by 1993


NOTE: The information regarding Cuba 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 Cuba Military 2007 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Cuba Military 2007 should be addressed to the CIA.



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