Bosnia and Herzegovina



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Bosnia and Herzegovina Military 2008

Military branches: Bosnia and Herzegovina Armed Forces (OSBiH): Army of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Air and Air Defense Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Zrakoplovstvo i Protuzracna Obrana, ZPO) (2007)
Military service age and obligation: 17 years of age for voluntary military service in the Federation and in the Republika Srpska; conscription abolished January 2006; 4-month service obligation (2006)
Manpower available for military service: males age 16-49: 1,212,007 females age 16-49: 1,170,645 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 996,225 females age 16-49: 962,927 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually: male: 30,246 female: 28,189 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures: 4.5% of GDP (2005 est.)

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