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Military of the United Arab Emirates

Military branches: Army, Navy, Air Force, Air Defense, paramilitary (includes Federal Police Force)

Military manpower - military age: 18 years of age

Military manpower - availability:
males age 15-49: 785,253
note: includes non-nationals (2000 est.)

Military manpower - fit for military service:
males age 15-49: 422,826 (2000 est.)

Military manpower - reaching military age annually:
males: 24,506 (2000 est.)

Military expenditures - dollar figure: $2.1 billion (FY99)

Military expenditures - percent of GDP: 4.8% (FY99)

See also : United Arab Emirates

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