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Burundi Military 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on February 28, 2018

Military expenditures:
2.21% of GDP (2016) 2.14% of GDP (2015) 2.01% of GDP (2014) 2.24% of GDP (2013) 2.39% of GDP (2012)
country comparison to the world: 44
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]

Military branches:
National Defense Forces (Forces de Defense Nationale, FDN): Army (includes maritime wing, Air Wing), National Police (2017)

Military service age and obligation:
18 years of age for voluntary military service; the armed forces law of 31 December 2004 did not specify a minimum age for enlistment, but the government claimed that no one younger than 18 was being recruited; mandatory retirement ages: 45 (enlisted), 50 (NCOs), 55 (officers), and 60 (officers with the rank of general) (2017)


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Burundi 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 Burundi Military 2018 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Burundi Military 2018 should be addressed to the CIA.
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  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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