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Malawi Military Profile 2017

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Military branchesMalawi Defense Forces (MDF): Army (includes Air Wing, Marine Unit) (2012)
Military service age and obligation18 years of age for voluntary military service; high school equivalent required for enlisted recruits and college equivalent for officer recruits; initial engagement is 7 years for enlisted personnel and 10 years for officers (2014)
Military expenditures0.66% of GDP (2015)
0.89% of GDP (2014)
1.24% of GDP (2013)
0.82% of GDP (2012)
0.66% of GDP (2011)

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

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