Iceland Military - note

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Military - note: Iceland is the only NATO member that has no standing military force; all US military forces in Iceland were withdrawn as of October 2006; defense of Iceland remains a NATO commitment and NATO maintains an air policing presence in Icelandic airspace; Iceland participates in international peacekeeping missions with the civilian-manned Icelandic Crisis Response Unit (ICRU)

Definition: This entry includes miscellaneous military information of significance not included elsewhere.

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

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