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Belgium Military 2008

Military branches: Belgian Armed Forces: Land Operations Command, Naval Operations Command, Air Operations Command (2008)
Military service age and obligation: 18 years of age for voluntary military service; conscription suspended (2008)
Manpower available for military service: males age 16-49: 2,407,128 females age 16-49: 2,340,039 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 1,973,167 females age 16-49: 1,915,990 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually: male: 64,659 female: 61,881 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures: 1.3% of GDP (2005 est.)

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