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    Afghanistan Military - 2006
    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/afghanistan/afghanistan_military.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Military branches:
      Afghan National Army (includes Afghan Air Force) (2006)

      Military service age and obligation:
      22 years of age; inductees are contracted into service for a 4-year term (2005)

      Manpower available for military service:
      males age 22-49: 4,952,812
      females age 22-49: 4,663,963 (2005 est.)

      Manpower fit for military service:
      males age 22-49: 2,662,946
      females age 22-49: 2,508,574 (2005 est.)

      Manpower reaching military service age annually:
      males age 18-49: 275,362
      females age 22-49: 259,935 (2005 est.)

      Military expenditures - dollar figure:
      $122.4 million (2005 est.)

      Military expenditures - percent of GDP:
      1.7% (2005 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding Afghanistan on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Afghanistan Military 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Afghanistan Military 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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    Revised 06-Jun-06
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