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Iceland Military 2010
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SOURCE: 2010 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES

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Page last updated on January 20, 2010

Military branches:
no regular military forces; Icelandic National Police (2008)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 16-49: 74,896 (2008 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 16-49: 62,576
females age 16-49: 61,159 (2009 est.)

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually:
male: 2,369
female: 2,349 (2009 est.)

Military expenditures:
0% of GDP (2005 est.)

Military - note:
Iceland has no standing military force; under a 1951 bilateral agreement - still valid - its defense was provided by the US-manned Icelandic Defense Force (IDF) headquartered at Keflavik; however, all US military forces in Iceland were withdrawn as of October 2006; although wartime defense of Iceland remains a NATO commitment, in April 2007, Iceland and Norway signed a bilateral agreement providing for Norwegian aerial surveillance and defense of Icelandic airspace (2008)


NOTE: The information regarding Iceland on this page is re-published from the 2010 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Iceland Military 2010 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Iceland Military 2010 should be addressed to the CIA.



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