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Nicaragua Military 2008

Military branches: National Army of Nicaragua (ENN; includes Navy, Air Force) (2008)
Military service age and obligation: 17 years of age for voluntary military service; tour of duty 18-36 months (2008)
Manpower available for military service: males age 16-49: 1,513,312 females age 16-49: 1,507,999 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 1,235,400 females age 16-49: 1,302,318 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually: male: 72,689 female: 70,452 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures: 0.6% of GDP (2006)

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