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Guatemala Military Profile 2017

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Military branchesNational Army of Guatemala (Ejercito Nacional de Guatemala, ENG, includes Guatemalan Navy (Fuerza de Mar, including Marines) and Guatemalan Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Guatemalteca, FAG)) (2013)
Military service age and obligationall male citizens between the ages of 18 and 50 are eligible for military service; in practice, most of the force is volunteer, however, a selective draft system is employed, resulting in a small portion of 17-21 year-olds conscripted; conscript service obligation varies from 1 to 2 years; women can serve as officers (2013)
Military expenditures0.42% of GDP (2016)
0.39% of GDP (2015)
0.42% of GDP (2014)
0.46% of GDP (2013)
0.45% of GDP (2012)

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

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