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Cape Verde Military 2008

Military branches: People's Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARP): Army, Coast Guard (includes maritime air wing) (2007)
Military service age and obligation: 18 years of age (est.) for selective compulsory military service; 14-month conscript service obligation (2006)
Manpower available for military service: males age 16-49: 103,650 females age 16-49: 103,553 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 83,082 females age 16-49: 88,832 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually: male: 5,566 female: 5,441 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures: 0.7% of GDP (2005)

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