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Argentina Military 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Argentina Military 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Military branches:
Argentine Army (Ejercito Argentino), Navy of the Argentine Republic (Armada Republica; includes naval aviation and naval infantry), Argentine Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Argentina, FAA) (2013)

Military service age and obligation:
18-24 years of age for voluntary military service (18-21 requires parental consent); no conscription; if the number of volunteers fails to meet the quota of recruits for a particular year, Congress can authorize the conscription of citizens turning 18 that year for a period not exceeding one year (2012)

Military expenditures:
0.91% of GDP (2012) 0.9% of GDP (2011) 0.91% of GDP (2010)
country comparison to the world: 106
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]

Military - note:
the Argentine military is a well-organized force constrained by the country's prolonged economic hardship; the country has recently experienced a strong recovery, and the military is implementing a modernization plan aimed at making the ground forces lighter and more responsive (2008)


NOTE: The information regarding Argentina on this page is re-published from the 2017 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Argentina Military 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Argentina Military 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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