Algeria



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Algeria Military 2008

Military branches: National Popular Army (ANP; includes Land Forces), Algerian National Navy (MRA), Air Force (QJJ), Territorial Air Defense Force (2005)
Military service age and obligation: 19-30 years of age for compulsory military service; conscript service obligation - 18 months (6 months basic training, 12 months civil projects) (2006)
Manpower available for military service: males age 16-49: 9,736,757 females age 16-49: 9,590,978 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 8,141,864 females age 16-49: 8,215,895 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually: male: 374,365 female: 360,942 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures: 3.3% of GDP (2006)

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