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Aruba Military 2008

Military branches: no regular indigenous military forces; the Netherlands maintains a detachment of marines, a frigate, and an amphibious combat detachment in the neighboring Netherlands Antilles (2008)
Manpower available for military service: males age 16-49: 24,585 females age 16-49: 25,742 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 20,173 females age 16-49: 21,062 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually: male: 705 female: 719 (2008 est.)
Military - note: defense is the responsibility of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

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