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Paraguay Military 2013

SOURCE: 2013 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Paraguay Military 2013
SOURCE: 2013 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 13, 2013

Military branches:
Armed Forces Command (Commando de las Fuerzas Militares): Army, National Navy (Armada Nacional, includes Marine Corps, Naval Aviation, and Coast Guard), Paraguayan Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Paraguay, FAP), Logistics Command, War Materiel Directorate (2012)

Military service age and obligation:
18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation - 12 months for Army, 24 months for Navy; volunteers for the Air Force must be younger than 22 years of age with a secondary school diploma (2010)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 16-49: 1,678,335
[see also: Manpower available for military service - male country ranks ]
females age 16-49: 1,675,352 (2010 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 16-49: 1,409,859
[see also: Manpower fit for military service - male country ranks ]
females age 16-49: 1,433,037 (2010 est.)

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually:
male: 73,367
[see also: Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually - male country ranks ]
female: 71,801 (2010 est.)

Military expenditures:
1% of GDP (2006 est.)
country comparison to the world: 125
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Paraguay on this page is re-published from the 2013 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Paraguay Military 2013 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Paraguay Military 2013 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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