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    Russia Military - 2005
    https://allcountries.org/wfb2005/russia/russia_military.html
    SOURCE: 2005 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Military branches:
      Ground Forces (SV), Navy (VMF), Air Forces (VVS); Airborne Troops (VDV), Strategic Rocket Troops (RVSN), and Space Troops (KV) are independent "combat arms," not subordinate to any of the three branches

      Military manpower - military age and obligation:
      18-27 years of age; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 200,000 conscripts were inducted into the armed forces in 2003; length of compulsory military service is 2 years; plans as of August 2004 call for reduction in mandatory service to 1 year by 2008; 2003 planning calls for volunteer servicemen to compose 70% of armed forces by 2010, with the remaining servicemen consisting of conscripts (August 2004)

      Military manpower - availability:
      males age 18-49: 35,247,049 (2005 est.)

      Military manpower - fit for military service:
      males age 18-49: 21,049,651 (2005 est.)

      Military manpower - reaching military age annually:
      males: 1,286,069 (2005 est.)

      Military expenditures - dollar figure:
      NA

      Military expenditures - percent of GDP:
      NA


      NOTE: The information regarding Russia on this page is re-published from the 2005 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Russia Military 2005 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Russia Military 2005 should be addressed to the CIA.







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