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Cameroon Military 2008

Military branches: Cameroon Armed Forces: Army, Navy (includes naval infantry), Air Force (Armee de l'Air du Cameroun, AAC) (2008)
Military service age and obligation: 18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; the government makes periodic calls for volunteers (2006)
Manpower available for military service: males age 16-49: 4,321,175 females age 16-49: 4,228,625 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 2,567,428 females age 16-49: 2,498,990 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually: male: 212,205 female: 207,545 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures: 1.3% of GDP (2006)

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