Encyclopedia > Military of Thailand

  Article Content

Military of Thailand

Military branches: Royal Thai Army, Royal Thai Navy (includes Royal Thai Marine Corps), Royal Thai Air Force, Paramilitary Forces

Military manpower - military age: 18 years of age

Military manpower - availability:
males age 15-49: 17,621,080 (2000 est.)

Military manpower - fit for military service:
males age 15-49: 10,603,857 (2000 est.)

Military manpower - reaching military age annually:
males: 580,014 (2000 est.)

Military expenditures - dollar figure: $2.075 billion (FY97/98)

Military expenditures - percent of GDP: 1.3% (FY97/98)


The military is still trained in Thailand's native martial art, Lerdrit, the military version of Muay thai (Thaiboxing).

See also : Thailand

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
Side-effect (computer science)

... is referred to as a referentially opaque function, and one that doesn't is called referentially transparent. For simplicity's sake, we say that a referentially ...