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Sudan Military 2020

SOURCE: 2020 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Sudan Military 2020
SOURCE: 2020 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 27, 2020

Military expenditures:
2.28% of GDP (2018)
3.91% of GDP (2017)
2.96% of GDP (2016)
2.8% of GDP (2015)
country comparison to the world (CIA rank, may be based on non-current data): 40
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]

Military forces:
Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF): Ground Force, Navy, Sudanese Air Force; Rapid Support Forces (paramilitary); Popular Defense Forces (paramilitary) (2019)

Military service age and obligation:
18-33 years of age for male and female compulsory or voluntary military service; 1-2 year service obligation (2013)

Military - note:
United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) has operated in the disputed Abyei region along the border between Sudan and South Sudan since 2011; UNISFA's mission includes ensuring security, protecting civilians, strengthening the capacity of the Abyei Police Service, de-mining, monitoring/verifying the redeployment of armed forces from the area, and facilitating the flow of humanitarian aid; UNISFA had about 4,400 personnel deployed as of July 2019

In addition, the United Nations African Union Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) has operated in the war-torn Darfur region since 2007; UNAMID is a joint African Union-UN peacekeeping force with the mission of bringing stability to Darfur, including protecting civilians, facilitating humanitarian assistance, and promoting mediation efforts, while peace talks on a final settlement continue; as of October 2019, UNAMID had about 7,800 personnel deployed

    (2019)


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Sudan on this page is re-published from the 2020 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Sudan Military 2020 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Sudan Military 2020 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may have the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assigns counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order.






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