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Tonga Military 2008

Military branches: Tonga Defense Services (TDS): Land Force (Royal Guard), Naval Force (includes Royal Marines, Air Wing) (2008)
Military service age and obligation: 18 years of age (est.); no conscription (2008)
Manpower available for military service: males age 16-49: 32,053 females age 16-49: 30,981 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 25,520 females age 16-49: 26,893 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually: male: 1,464 female: 1,412 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures: 0.9% of GDP (2006 est.)

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