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Kuwait Military 2007
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SOURCE: 2007 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Military branches:
Land Forces, Kuwaiti Navy, Kuwaiti Air Force (Al-Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Kuwaitiya), National Guard (2007)

Military service age and obligation:
18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; reserve obligation to age 40 with 1 month annual training; women have served in police forces since 1999 (2006)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 18-49: 864,745
females age 18-49: 467,120 (2005 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 18-49: 737,292
females age 18-49: 405,207 (2005 est.)

Manpower reaching military service age annually:
males age 18-49: 18,743
females age 18-49: 20,065 (2005 est.)

Military expenditures - percent of GDP:
5.3% (2006)


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



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