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    Philippines Military - 2006
    http://www.theodora.com/wfbcurrent/philippines/philippines_military.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Military branches:
      Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP): Army, Navy (including Marine Corps), Air Force

      Military service age and obligation:
      18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service (2001)

      Manpower available for military service:
      males age 18-49: 20,131,179
      females age 18-49: 20,009,526 (2005 est.)

      Manpower fit for military service:
      males age 18-49: 15,170,096
      females age 18-49: 16,931,191 (2005 est.)

      Manpower reaching military service age annually:
      males age 18-49: 907,542
      females age 18-49: 878,712 (2005 est.)

      Military expenditures - dollar figure:
      $836.9 million (2005 est.)

      Military expenditures - percent of GDP:
      0.9% (2005 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding Philippines 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 Philippines Military 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Philippines Military 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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