Flag of Ecuador

Ecuador Military Profile 2017

Home > Factbook > Countries > Ecuador

Military branchesEcuadorian Armed Forces: Ecuadorian Land Force (Fuerza Terrestre Ecuatoriana, FTE), Ecuadorian Navy (Fuerza Naval del Ecuador, FNE, includes Naval Infantry, Naval Aviation, Coast Guard), Ecuadorian Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Ecuatoriana, FAE) (2012)
Military service age and obligation18 years of age for selective conscript military service; conscription has been suspended; 18 years of age for voluntary military service; Air Force 18-22 years of age, Ecuadorian birth requirement; 1-year service obligation (2012)
Military expenditures1.82% of GDP (2016)
1.86% of GDP (2015)
1.94% of GDP (2014)
2.08% of GDP (2013)
1.97% of GDP (2012)

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

Military Comparison