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Croatia Military 2009
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SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Croatia Military 2009
SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK


Military branches:
Armed Forces of the Republic of Croatia (Oruzane Snage Republike Hrvatske, OSRH), consists of five major commands directly subordinate to a General Staff: Ground Forces (Hrvatska Kopnena Vojska, HKoV), Naval Forces (Hrvatska Ratna Mornarica, HRM; includes coast guard), Air Force and Air Defense Command, Joint Education and Training Command, Logistics Command; Military Police Force supports each of the three Croatian military forces (2009)

Military service age and obligation:
18-27 years of age for compulsory military service; 16 years of age with consent for voluntary service; 6-month conscript service obligation; full conversion to voluntary military service by 2010 (2006)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 16-49: 1,035,712
females age 16-49: 1,037,896 (2008 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 16-49: 770,798
females age 16-49: 849,957 (2009 est.)

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually:
male: 27,620
female: 26,154 (2009 est.)

Military expenditures:
2.39% of GDP (2005 est.)


NOTE: The information regarding Croatia on this page is re-published from the 2009 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Croatia Military 2009 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Croatia Military 2009 should be addressed to the CIA.






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