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Congo, Democratic Republic Of The Military 2020

SOURCE: 2020 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Congo, Democratic Republic Of The Military 2020
SOURCE: 2020 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 27, 2020

Military expenditures:
0.67% of GDP (2018)
0.74% of GDP (2017)
1.34% of GDP (2016)
1.36% of GDP (2015)
1% of GDP (2014)
country comparison to the world (CIA rank, may be based on non-current data): 139
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]

Military forces:
Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Forces d'Armees de la Republique Democratique du Congo, FARDC): Land Forces, National Navy (La Marine Nationale), Congolese Air Force (Force Aerienne Congolaise, FAC); Republican Guard (responsible for presidential security) (2019)

Military service age and obligation:
18-45 years of age for voluntary and compulsory military service (2012)

Military - note:
MONUSCO, the United Nations peacekeeping and stabilization force in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has operated in the central and eastern parts of the country since 1999; as of October 2019, MONUSCO comprised around 20,000 personnel, including more than 15,000 military troops; in December 2019, the UN extended MONUSCO's s mandate until 20 December 2020 (2019)


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