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Eritrea Military 2008

Military branches: Eritrean Armed Forces: Ground Forces, Navy, Air Force (2008)
Military service age and obligation: 18-40 years of age for male and female voluntary and compulsory military service; 16-month conscript service obligation (2006)
Manpower available for military service: males age 16-49: 1,108,836 females age 16-49: 1,096,120 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 715,531 females age 16-49: 731,511 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually: male: 60,490 female: 60,639 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures: 6.3% of GDP (2006 est.)

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