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Nicaragua Military 2006

Military branches: Army (includes Navy, Air Force)
Military service age and obligation: 17 years of age for voluntary military service (2001)
Manpower available for military service: males age 17-49: 1,309,970 females age 17-49: 1,315,186 (2005 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 17-49: 1,051,425 females age 17-49: 1,129,649 (2005 est.)
Manpower reaching military service age annually: males age 18-49: 65,170 females age 17-49: 63,133 (2005 est.)
Military expenditures - percent of GDP: 0.7% (2005 est.)

NOTE: The military information regarding Nicaragua on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Nicaragua Military 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Nicaragua Military 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.