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Barbados Military 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Barbados Military 2018
SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 28, 2018

Military branches:
Royal Barbados Defense Force: Troops Command, Barbados Coast Guard (2011)

Military service age and obligation:
18 years of age for voluntary military service, or earlier with parental consent; no conscription (2013)

Military - note:
the Royal Barbados Defense Force includes a land-based Troop Command and a small Coast Guard; the primary role of the land element is island defense against external aggression; the Command consists of a single, part-time battalion with a small regular cadre deployed throughout the island; the cadre increasingly supports the police in patrolling the coastline for smuggling and other illicit activities


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Barbados on this page is re-published from the 2018 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Barbados Military 2018 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Barbados Military 2018 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) The assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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