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Kazakhstan Military Profile 2017

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Military branchesKazakhstan Armed Forces: Land Forces, Navy, Air Defense Forces (2017)
Military service age and obligation18 is the legal minimum age for compulsory military service; conscript service obligation is 2 years, but Kazakhstan is transitioning to a largely contract force; military cadets in intermediate (ages 15-17) and higher (ages 17-21) education institutes are classified as military service personnel (2017)
Military expenditures1.03% of GDP (2015)
1.04% of GDP (2014)
1.08% of GDP (2013)
1.05% of GDP (2012)
0.94% of GDP (2011)

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

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