Tanzania Military 2018, CIA World Factbook
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Tanzania Military 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on February 28, 2018

Military expenditures:
1.14% of GDP (2016) 1.13% of GDP (2015) 1.05% of GDP (2014) 1% of GDP (2013) 0.93% of GDP (2012)
country comparison to the world: 105
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]

Military branches:
Tanzania People's Defense Force (Jeshi la Wananchi la Tanzania, JWTZ): Army, Naval Wing (includes Coast Guard), Air Defense Command (includes Air Wing), National Service (2007)

Military service age and obligation:
18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription (2012)

Maritime threats:
the International Maritime Bureau reports that shipping in territorial and offshore waters in the Indian Ocean remain at risk for piracy and armed robbery against ships, especially as Somali-based pirates extend their activities south; numerous commercial vessels have been attacked and hijacked both at anchor and while underway; crews have been robbed and stores or cargoes stolen


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Tanzania 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 Tanzania Military 2018 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Tanzania 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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