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Denmark Military 2008

Military branches: Defense Command: Army Operational Command, Admiral Danish Fleet, Island Command Greenland, Tactical Air Command, Home Guard (2008)
Military service age and obligation: 18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscripts serve an initial training period that varies from 4 to 12 months according to specialization; reservists are assigned to mobilization units following completion of their conscript service; women eligible to volunteer for military service (2004)
Manpower available for military service: males age 16-49: 1,235,067 females age 16-49: 1,215,418 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 1,012,716 females age 16-49: 996,436 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually: male: 36,561 female: 34,603 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures: 1.5% of GDP (2006; 1.28% 2007 est.)

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