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Military of Switzerland

Military branches: Army, Air Force, Frontier Guards, Fortification Guards

Military manpower - military age: 20 years of age

Military manpower - availability:
males age 15-49: 1,855,808 (2000 est.)

Military manpower - fit for military service:
males age 15-49: 1,579,921 (2000 est.)

Military manpower - reaching military age annually:
males: 42,169 (2000 est.)

Military expenditures - dollar figure: $3.1 billion (FY98)

Military expenditures - percent of GDP: 1.2% (FY98)

See also : Switzerland, Militia, Swiss Civil Service

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