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Mexico Military 2009
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SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Mexico Military 2009
SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK


Military branches:
Secretariat of National Defense (Secretaria de Defensa Nacional, Sedena): Army (Ejercito, includes Mexican Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Mexicana, FAM)); Secretariat of the Navy (Secretaria de Marina, Semar): Mexican Navy (Armada de Mexico, ARM, includes Naval Air Force (FAN) and naval infantry) (2009)

Military service age and obligation:
18 years of age for compulsory military service, conscript service obligation - 12 months; 16 years of age with consent for voluntary enlistment; conscripts serve only in the Army; Navy and Air Force service is all voluntary; women are eligible for voluntary military service (2007)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 16-49: 27,774,688
females age 16-49: 29,376,791 (2008 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 16-49: 22,541,654
females age 16-49: 25,149,027 (2009 est.)

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually:
male: 1,109,981
female: 1,072,094 (2009 est.)

Military expenditures:
0.5% of GDP (2006 est.)


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






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