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











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


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Military branches:
Lithuanian Armed Forces (Lietuvos Ginkluotosios Pajegos): Land Forces (Sausumos Pajegos), Naval Forces (Karines Juru Pajegos), Air Forces (Karines Oro Pajegos), Special Forces (Specialiuju Operaciju Pajegos); Volunteer Forces (Savanoriu Pajegos) (2015)

Military service age and obligation:
18 years of age for military service; 9-month service obligation; Lithuania converted to a professional military in the fall of 2008, although the decision continues under judicial review; a new law passed in March 2015 restored conscription on a limited, 5-year basis; in March 2016, Lithuania's National Security and Defense Council recommended permanently restoring conscription service (2016)

Military expenditures:
1.48% of GDP (2016) 1.11% of GDP (2015) 0.9% of GDP (2014) 0.8% of GDP (2013) 0.97% of GDP (2012)
country comparison to the world: 103
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]


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




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