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Military of Laos

Military branches: Lao People's Army (LPA; includes militia element), Lao People's Navy (LPN; includes riverine element), Air Force, National Police Department

Military manpower - military age: 18 years of age

Military manpower - availability:
males age 15-49: 1,275,184 (2000 est.)

Military manpower - fit for military service:
males age 15-49: 686,803 (2000 est.)

Military manpower - reaching military age annually:
males: 62,243 (2000 est.)

Military expenditures - dollar figure: $77 million (FY96/97)

Military expenditures - percent of GDP: 4.2% (FY96/97)

See also : Laos

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