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Papua New Guinea Military 2009
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SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Papua New Guinea Military 2009
SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK


Military branches:
Papua New Guinea Defense Force (PNGDF; includes Maritime Operations Element, Air Operations Element) (2009)

Military service age and obligation:
16 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription (2008)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 16-49: 1,481,417
females age 16-49: 1,385,040 (2008 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 16-49: 1,110,175
females age 16-49: 1,127,758 (2009 est.)

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually:
male: 64,636
female: 62,803 (2009 est.)

Military expenditures:
1.4% of GDP (2005 est.)


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






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