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Colombia Military 2008
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SOURCE: 2008 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Military branches:
National Army (Ejercito Nacional), National Navy (Armada Nacional, includes Naval Aviation, Naval Infantry (Infanteria de Marina, Colmar), and Coast Guard), Colombian Air Force (Fuerza Aerea de Colombia, FAC) (2007)

Military service age and obligation:
18-24 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; service obligation - 18 months (2004)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 18-49: 10,212,456
females age 18-49: 10,561,562 (2005 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 18-49: 6,986,228
females age 18-49: 8,794,465 (2005 est.)

Manpower reaching military service age annually:
males age 18-49: 389,735
females age 18-49: 383,146 (2005 est.)

Military expenditures - percent of GDP:
3.4% (2005 est.)


NOTE: The information regarding Colombia on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Colombia Military 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Colombia Military 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.



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