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Eritrea Military Profile 2013

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Military branchesEritrean Armed Forces: Eritrean Ground Forces, Eritrean Navy, Eritrean Air Force (includes Air Defense Force) (2011)
Military service age and obligation18-40 years of age for male and female voluntary and compulsory military service; 16-month conscript service obligation (2012)
Manpower available for military servicemales age 16-49: 1,350,446
females age 16-49: 1,362,575 (2010 est.)
Manpower fit for military servicemales age 16-49: 896,096
females age 16-49: 953,757 (2010 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annuallymale: 66,829
female: 66,731 (2010 est.)
Military expenditures6.3% of GDP (2006 est.)

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of February 21, 2013