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    Colombia Military - 2006

      Military branches:
      Army (Ejercito Nacional), Navy (Armada Nacional, includes Naval Aviation, Marines, and Coast Guard), Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Colombiana)

      Military service age and obligation:
      18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation - 24 months (2004)

      Manpower available for military service:
      males age 18-49: 10,212,456
      females age 18-49: 10,561,562 (2005 est.)

      Manpower fit for military service:
      males age 18-49: 6,986,228
      females age 18-49: 8,794,465 (2005 est.)

      Manpower reaching military service age annually:
      males age 18-49: 389,735
      females age 18-49: 383,146 (2005 est.)

      Military expenditures - dollar figure:
      $3.3 billion (FY01)

      Military expenditures - percent of GDP:
      3.4% (FY01)

      NOTE: The information regarding Colombia 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 Colombia Military 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Colombia Military 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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