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











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


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Military branches:
People's Armed Forces: People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN; includes Vietnam People's Navy (with Naval Infantry), Vietnam People's Air and Air Defense Force, Border Defense Command, Coast Guard) (2013)

Military service age and obligation:
18-25 years of age for male compulsory and voluntary military service; females may volunteer for active duty military service; conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 18 months (Army, Air Defense), 2 years (Navy and Air Force); 18-45 years of age (male) or 18-40 years of age (female) for Militia Force or Self Defense Force service; males may enroll in military schools at age 17 (2013)

Military expenditures:
2.37% of GDP (2012) 2.17% of GDP (2011) 2.37% of GDP (2010)
country comparison to the world: 33
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]


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




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