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Russia Military 2009
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SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Russia Military 2009
SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK


Military branches:
Ground Forces (Sukhoputnyye Voyskia, SV), Navy (Voyenno-Morskoy Flot, VMF), Air Forces (Voyenno-Vozdushniye Sily, VVS); Airborne Troops (VDV), Strategic Rocket Forces (Raketnyye Voyska Strategicheskogo Naznacheniya, RVSN), and Space Troops (Kosmicheskiye Voyska, KV) are independent "combat arms," not subordinate to any of the three branches; Russian Ground Forces include the following combat arms: motorized-rifle troops, tank troops, missile and artillery troops, air defense of ground troops (2009)

Military service age and obligation:
18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; service obligation - 1 year; reserve obligation to age 50; as of July 2008, a draft military strategy called for the draft to continue up to the year 2030 (2009)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 16-49: 36,219,908
females age 16-49: 37,019,853 (2008 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 16-49: 21,098,306
females age 16-49: 27,968,883 (2009 est.)

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually:
male: 741,692
female: 706,081 (2009 est.)

Military expenditures:
3.9% of GDP (2005)


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






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