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Angola Military 2008

Military branches: Angolan Armed Forces (FAA): Army, Navy (Marinha de Guerra, MdG), Angolan National Air Force (FANA) (2007)
Military service age and obligation: 17 years of age for compulsory military service; conscript service obligation - 2 years plus time for training (2001)
Manpower available for military service: males age 16-49: 2,856,492 females age 16-49: 2,755,864 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 1,430,658 females age 16-49: 1,371,689 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually: male: 142,791 female: 139,539 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures: 5.7% of GDP (2006)

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