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Philippines Military 2008

Military branches: Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP): Army, Navy (includes Marine Corps), Air Force (2008)
Military service age and obligation: 18-25 years of age (officers 21-29) for compulsory and voluntary military service; applicants must be single male or female Philippine citizens (2007)
Manpower available for military service: males age 16-49: 23,547,252 females age 16-49: 23,177,487 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 18,232,050 females age 16-49: 19,827,538 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually: male: 1,012,779 female: 977,030 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures: 0.9% of GDP (2005 est.)

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