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Colombia Military Profile 2017

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Military branchesNational Army (Ejercito Nacional), Republic of Colombia Navy (Armada Republica de Colombia, ARC, includes Naval Aviation, Naval Infantry (Infanteria de Marina, IM), and Coast Guard), Colombian Air Force (Fuerza Aerea de Colombia, FAC) (2012)
Military service age and obligation18-24 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; service obligation is 18 months (2012)
Military expenditures3.24% of GDP (2016)
3.38% of GDP (2015)
3.13% of GDP (2014)
3.29% of GDP (2013)
3.17% of GDP (2012)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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