German Democratic Republic Defense Forces - 1989
SOURCE: 1989 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Branches: National People's Army, Border Troops, Ministry of State Security Guard Regiment, Air and Air Defense Command, People's Navy
Military manpower: males 15-49, 4,167,757; 3,342,951 fit for military service; 96,615 reach military age (18) annually; females 15-49, 4,059,456; 3,247,597 fit for military service; 92,631 reach military age (18) annually
Military budget: 16.2 billion marks, 5.4% of total budget (1989);
note--conversion of the military budget into US dollars using the official
administratively set exchange rate would produce misleading results
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