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Benin Military 2008
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SOURCE: 2008 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Military branches:
Benin Armed Forces: Ground Forces Command, Benin Navy, Benin People's Air Force (Force Aerienne Populaire de Benin, FAPB) (2007)

Military service age and obligation:
21 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; in practice, volunteers may be taken at the age of 18; both sexes are eligible for military service; conscript tour of duty - 18 months (2006)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 21-49: 1,295,230
females age 21-49: 1,301,936 (2005 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 21-49: 749,774
females age 21-49: 751,329 (2005 est.)

Manpower reaching military service age annually:
males age 18-49: 76,661
females: 75,068 (2005 est.)

Military expenditures - percent of GDP:
1.7% (2006)


NOTE: The information regarding Benin on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Benin Military 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Benin Military 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.



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