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Pakistan Military Profile 2013

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Military branchesPakistan Army (includes National Guard), Pakistan Navy (includes Marines and Maritime Security Agency), Pakistan Air Force (Pakistan Fiza'ya) (2013)
Military service age and obligation16-23 years of age for voluntary military service; soldiers cannot be deployed for combat until age 18; the Pakistani Air Force and Pakistani Navy have inducted their first female pilots and sailors; the Pakistan Air Force recruits aviation technicians at age 15; service obligation (Navy) 10-18 years; retirement required after 18-30 years service or age 40-52 (2012)
Manpower available for military servicemales age 16-49: 48,453,305
females age 16-49: 44,898,096 (2010 est.)
Manpower fit for military servicemales age 16-49: 37,945,440
females age 16-49: 37,381,549 (2010 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annuallymale: 2,237,723
female: 2,104,906 (2010 est.)
Military expenditures3.1% of GDP (2012)

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of February 21, 2013