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Latvia Military Profile 2017

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Military branchesNational Armed Forces (Nacionalie Brunotie Speki): Land Forces (Latvijas Sauszemes Speki), Navy (Latvijas Juras Speki, includes Coast Guard (Latvijas Kara Flote)), Latvian Air Force (Latvijas Gaisa Speki), Latvian Home Guard (Latvijas Zemessardze) (2017)
Military service age and obligation18 years of age for voluntary male and female military service; no conscription; under current law, every citizen is entitled to serve in the armed forces for life (2016)
Military expenditures1.7% of GDP (2016)
1.45% of GDP (2016)
1.04% of GDP (2015)
0.94% of GDP (2014)
0.93% of GDP (2013)

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

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