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Afghanistan Military 2008

Military branches: Afghan Armed Forces: Afghan National Army (ANA, includes Afghan National Army Air Corps) (2008)
Military service age and obligation: 22 years of age; inductees are contracted into service for a 4-year term (2005)
Manpower available for military service: males age 16-49: 7,431,147 females age 16-49: 7,004,819 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 4,234,180 females age 16-49: 3,946,685 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually: male: 371,451 female: 351,295 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures: 1.9% of GDP (2006 est.)

NOTE: The military information regarding Afghanistan 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 Afghanistan Military 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Afghanistan Military 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.