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Paraguay Military Profile 2017

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Military branchesArmed Forces Command (Commando de las Fuerzas Militares): Army, National Navy (Armada Nacional, includes Marine Corps, Naval Aviation, and Coast Guard), Paraguayan Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Paraguay, FAP), Logistics Command, War Materiel Directorate (2012)
Military service age and obligation18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation is 12 months for Army, 24 months for Navy; volunteers for the Air Force must be younger than 22 years of age with a secondary school diploma (2012)
Military expenditures1.71% of GDP (2015)
1.4% of GDP (2014)
1.36% of GDP (2013)
1.38% of GDP (2012)
1.2% of GDP (2011)

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

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