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Military branches

Greek Cypriot area: Greek Cypriot National Guard (GCNG; includes air and naval elements), Hellenic Forces Contingent on Cyprus (ELDYK), Greek Cypriot Police; Turkish Cypriot area: Turkish Cypriot Security Force (TCSF), Turkish mainland army units

Military service age and obligation

18 years of age

Manpower available for military service

males age 15-49: 198,275 (2001 est.)

Manpower fit for military service

males age 15-49: 136,147 (2001 est.)

Manpower reaching military service age annually

males: 6,616 (2001 est.)

Military expenditures - dollar figure

$370 million (FY00)

Military expenditures - percent of GDP

4.2% (FY00)


Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of May 15, 2007


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