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Cyprus Military Profile 2014

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Military branchesRepublic of Cyprus: Cypriot National Guard (Ethniki Froura, EF; includes naval and air elements); Northern Cyprus: Turkish Cypriot Security Force (GKK) (2014)
Military service age and obligationCypriot National Guard (CNG): 18-50 years of age for compulsory military service for all Greek Cypriot males; 17 years of age for voluntary service; length of service obligation is 24 months (2014)
Manpower available for military serviceCypriot National Guard (CNG):
males age 16-49: 327,875
females age 16-49: 287,891 (2010 est.)
Manpower fit for military serviceCypriot National Guard (CNG):
males age 16-49: 275,842
females age 16-49: 239,862 (2010 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annuallymale: 8,167
female: 7,398 (2010 est.)
Military expenditures2.05% of GDP (2012)
2.14% of GDP (2011)
2.05% of GDP (2010) (U)

Source: CIA World Factbook
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