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











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


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Military branches:
Uganda People's Defense Force (UPDF): Land Forces (includes Marine Unit), Uganda Air Force (2013)

Military service age and obligation:
18-26 years of age for voluntary military duty; 18-30 years of age for professionals; no conscription; 9-year service obligation; the government has stated that while recruitment under 18 years of age could occur with proper consent, "no person under the apparent age of 18 years shall be enrolled in the armed forces"; Ugandan citizenship and secondary education required (2012)

Military expenditures:
2.2% of GDP (2013) 1.45% of GDP (2012) 3.73% of GDP (2011) 1.45% of GDP (2010)
country comparison to the world: 67
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]


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




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