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











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


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Military branches:
Jordanian Armed Forces (JAF): Royal Jordanian Land Force (RJLF), Royal Jordanian Navy, Royal Jordanian Air Force (Al-Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Malakiya al-Urduniya, RJAF), Special Operations Command (Socom); Public Security Directorate (normally falls under Ministry of Interior, but comes under JAF in wartime or crisis) (2013)

Military service age and obligation:
17 years of age for voluntary male military service; initial service term 2 years, with option to reenlist for 18 years; conscription at age 18 suspended in 1999; women not subject to conscription, but can volunteer to serve in noncombat military positions in the Royal Jordanian Arab Army Women's Corps and RJAF (2013)

Military expenditures:
4.65% of GDP (2012) 4.64% of GDP (2011) 4.65% of GDP (2010)
country comparison to the world: 7
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]


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




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