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Lithuania Military 2016
https://allcountries.org/world_fact_book_2016/lithuania/lithuania_military.html
SOURCE: 2016 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Lithuania Military 2016
SOURCE: 2016 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 11, 2016

Military branches:
Lithuanian Armed Forces (Lietuvos Ginkluotosios Pajegos): Land Forces (Sausumos Pajegos), Naval Forces (Karines Juru Pajegos), Air Forces (Karines Oro Pajegos), Special Forces (Specialiuju Operaciju Pajegos); Volunteer Forces (Savanoriu Pajegos) (2015)

Military service age and obligation:
18 years of age for voluntary military service; 1-year service obligation; Lithuania converted to a professional military in the fall of 2008, although the decision continues under judicial review; a new law passed passed in March 2015 restored conscription on a limited basis (2015)

Military expenditures:
1.11% of GDP (2015) 0.9% of GDP (2014) 0.8% of GDP (2013) 0.97% of GDP (2012) 0.85% of GDP (2011)
country comparison to the world: 103
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]


NOTE: The information regarding Lithuania on this page is re-published from the 2016 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Lithuania Military 2016 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Lithuania Military 2016 should be addressed to the CIA.




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