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Belarus Military 2008

Military branches: Belarus Armed Forces: Land Force, Air and Air Defense Force (2008)
Military service age and obligation: 18-27 years of age for compulsory military service; conscript service obligation - 18 months (2005)
Manpower available for military service: males age 16-49: 2,491,643 females age 16-49: 2,528,779 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 1,727,974 females age 16-49: 2,093,106 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually: male: 64,232 female: 60,788 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures: 1.4% of GDP (2005 est.)

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