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France Military 2007
https://allcountries.org/wfb2007/france/france_military.html
SOURCE: 2007 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Military branches:
Army (includes marines, Foreign Legion, light aviation), Navy (includes naval air), Air Force (includes air defense), National Gendarmerie

Military service age and obligation:
17 years of age for voluntary military service; conscription ended in 1996; women serve in noncombat military posts (2005)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 17-49: 13,676,509
females age 17-49: 13,504,539 (2005 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 17-49: 11,262,661
females age 17-49: 11,079,472 (2005 est.)

Manpower reaching military service age annually:
males age 17-49: 389,204
females age 17-49: 372,719 (2005 est.)

Military expenditures - percent of GDP:
2.6% (2005 est.)


NOTE: The information regarding France 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 France Military 2007 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about France Military 2007 should be addressed to the CIA.



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