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











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


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

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: The information regarding Barbados 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 Barbados Military 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Barbados Military 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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