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Madagascar Military Profile 2017

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Military branchesPeople's Armed Forces: Intervention Force, Development Force, Navy, Air Force (2014)
Military service age and obligation18-25 years of age for male-only mix of voluntary and conscripted military service; women are not conscripted but can volunteer for all services except the Navy; service obligation is 18 months for military or equivalent civil service; 20-30 years of age for National Gendarmerie recruits and 35 years of age for those with military experience (2017)
Military expenditures0.59% of GDP (2016)
0.6% of GDP (2015)
0.65% of GDP (2014)
0.68% of GDP (2013)
0.69% of GDP (2012)

Source: CIA World Factbook
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