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Argentina Military 2007
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SOURCE: 2007 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Military branches:
Argentine Army (Ejercito Argentino), Navy of the Argentine Republic (Armada Republica; includes naval aviation and naval infantry), Argentine Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Argentina, FAA) (2007)

Military service age and obligation:
18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription (2001)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 18-49: 8,981,886
females age 18-49: 8,883,756 (2005 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 18-49: 7,316,038
females age 18-49: 7,442,589 (2005 est.)

Manpower reaching military service age annually:
males age 18-49: 344,575
females age 18-49: 334,649 (2005 est.)

Military expenditures - percent of GDP:
1.3% (2005 est.)

Military - note:
the Argentine military is a well-organized force constrained by the country's prolonged economic hardship; the country has recently experienced a strong recovery, and the military is now implementing "Plan 2000," aimed at making the ground forces lighter and more responsive (2005)


NOTE: The information regarding Argentina on this page is re-published from the 2007 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Argentina Military 2007 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Argentina Military 2007 should be addressed to the CIA.



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