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

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


Page last updated on January 15, 2010

Military branches:
Portuguese Army (Exercito Portugues), Portuguese Navy (Marinha Portuguesa; includes Marine Corps), Portuguese Air Force (Forca Aerea Portuguesa, FAP) (2009)

Military service age and obligation:
18 years of age for voluntary military service; compulsory military service ended in 2004; women serve in the armed forces, on naval ships since 1993, but are prohibited from serving in some combatant specialties; reserve obligation to age 35 (2007)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 16-49: 2,573,913
females age 16-49: 2,498,262 (2008 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 16-49: 2,103,558
females age 16-49: 2,049,032 (2009 est.)

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually:
male: 64,047
female: 57,630 (2009 est.)

Military expenditures:
2.3% of GDP (2005 est.)


NOTE: The information regarding Portugal 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 Portugal Military 2010 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Portugal Military 2010 should be addressed to the CIA.






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