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Cyprus Military 2009
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SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Cyprus Military 2009
SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK


Military branches:
Republic of Cyprus: Greek Cypriot National Guard (Ethniki Forea, EF; includes naval and air elements); northern Cyprus: Turkish Cypriot Security Force (GKK) (2009)

Military service age and obligation:
Greek Cypriot National Guard (GCNG): 18-50 years of age for compulsory military service for all Greek Cypriot males; 17 years of age for voluntary service; women may volunteer for a 3-year term; length of normal service is 25 months (2009)

Manpower available for military service:
Greek Cypriot National Guard (GCNG):
males age 16-49: 199,767
females age 16-49: 190,665 (2008 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
Greek Cypriot National Guard (GCNG):
males age 16-49: 165,615
females age 16-49: 159,362 (2009 est.)

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually:
male: 6,241
female: 5,979 (2009 est.)

Military expenditures:
3.8% of GDP (2005 est.)


NOTE: The information regarding Cyprus 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 Cyprus Military 2009 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Cyprus Military 2009 should be addressed to the CIA.






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