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South Africa Military 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











South Africa Military 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Military branches:
South African National Defense Force (SANDF): South African Army, South African Navy (SAN), South African Air Force (SAAF), South African Military Health Services (2013)

Military service age and obligation:
18 years of age for voluntary military service; women are eligible to serve in noncombat roles; 2-year service obligation (2012)

Military expenditures:
1.2% of GDP (2014) 1% of GDP (2013) 1.16% of GDP (2012) 1.14% of GDP (2011) 1.16% of GDP (2010)
country comparison to the world: 100
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]

Military - note:
with the end of apartheid and the establishment of majority rule, former military, black homelands forces, and ex-opposition forces were integrated into the South African National Defense Force (SANDF)


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




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