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Niger Military 2008

Military branches: Nigerien Armed Forces (Forces Armees Nigeriennes, FAN): Army, Niger Air Force (Force Aerienne du Niger) (2008)
Military service age and obligation: 17-21 years of age for voluntary military service; 2-year service term; women may serve in health care (2008)
Manpower available for military service: males age 16-49: 2,871,868 females age 16-49: 2,696,966 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 1,665,108 females age 16-49: 1,548,965 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually: male: 150,728 female: 143,379 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures: 1.3% of GDP (2006)

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