Israel Defense Forces - 1991
SOURCE: 1991 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Branches: Israel Defense Forces includes ground, naval, and air components; historically there have been no separate Israeli military services
Manpower availability: eligible 15-49, 2,213,808; of the 1,117,733 males 15-49, 920,449 are fit for military service; of the 1,096,075 females 15-49, 899,022 are fit for military service; 44,429 males and 42,249 females reach military age (18) annually; both sexes are liable for military service; Nahal or Pioneer Fighting Youth, Frontier Guard, Chen
Defense expenditures: $5.3 billion, 13.9% of GNP (1991);
note--includes an estimated $1.8 billion in US military aid
NOTE: The information regarding Israel on this page is re-published from the 1991 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Israel Defense Forces 1991 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Israel Defense Forces 1991 should be addressed to the CIA.