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Uruguay Military Profile 2017

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Military branchesUruguayan Armed Forces: Uruguayan National Army (Ejercito Nacional Uruguaya, ENU), Uruguayan National Navy (Armada Nacional del Uruguay, includes naval air arm, Naval Rifle Corps (Cuerpo de Fusileros Navales, Fusna), Maritime Prefecture in wartime), Uruguayan Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Uruguaya, FAU) (2012)
Military service age and obligation18-30 years of age (18-22 years of age for navy) for male or female voluntary military service; up to 40 years of age for specialists; enlistment is voluntary in peacetime, but the government has the authority to conscript in emergencies; minimum 6-year education (2013)
Military expenditures1.8% of GDP (2015)
1.49% of GDP (2014)
1.86% of GDP (2013)
1.77% of GDP (2012)
1.76% of GDP (2011)

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

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