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Azerbaijan Military 2008

Military branches: Army, Navy, Air and Air Defense Forces (2008)
Military service age and obligation: men between 18 and 35 are liable for military service; 18 years of age for voluntary military service; length of military service is 18 months and 12 months for university graduates (2006)
Manpower available for military service: males age 16-49: 2,278,888 females age 16-49: 2,291,770 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 1,696,167 females age 16-49: 1,923,556 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually: male: 94,402 female: 89,686 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures: 2.6% of GDP (2005 est.)

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