Military service age and obligation: 18 years of age for compulsory and volunteer military service; conscripts serve an initial training period that varies from four to 12 months according to specialization; reservists are assigned to mobilization units following completion of their conscript service; women eligible to volunteer for military service (2004)
Definition: This entry gives the minimum age at which an individual may volunteer for military service or be subject to conscription.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of April 17, 2006
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