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    Netherlands Military - 2006
    http://www.theodora.com/wfbcurrent/netherlands/netherlands_military.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Military branches:
      Royal Netherlands Army, Royal Netherlands Navy (includes Naval Air Service and Marine Corps), Royal Netherlands Air Force (Koninklijke Luchtmacht or KLu), Royal Military Police, Defense Interservice Command (DICO) (2004)

      Military service age and obligation:
      20 years of age for an all-volunteer force (2004)

      Manpower available for military service:
      males age 20-49: 3,557,918
      females age 20-49: 3,470,377 (2005 est.)

      Manpower fit for military service:
      males age 20-49: 2,856,691
      females age 20-49: 2,786,495 (2005 est.)

      Manpower reaching military service age annually:
      males age 18-49: 99,934
      females age 20-49: 95,818 (2005 est.)

      Military expenditures - dollar figure:
      $9.408 billion (2004)

      Military expenditures - percent of GDP:
      1.6% (2004)


      NOTE: The information regarding Netherlands on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Netherlands Military 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Netherlands Military 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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