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    Uganda Military - 2006

      Military branches:
      Ugandan Peoples' Defense Force (UPDF): Army, Marine Unit, Air Wing

      Military service age and obligation:
      18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military duty; the government has stated that recruitment below that age could occur with proper consent and that "no person under the apparent age of 13 years shall be enrolled in the armed forces"

      Manpower available for military service:
      males age 18-49: 5,012,620
      females age 18-49: 4,855,858 (2005 est.)

      Manpower fit for military service:
      males age 18-49: 2,889,808
      females age 18-49: 2,780,135 (2005 est.)

      Military expenditures - dollar figure:
      $192.8 million (2005 est.)

      Military expenditures - percent of GDP:
      2.2% (2005 est.)

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

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