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Uzbekistan Military Profile 2017

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Military branchesArmed Forces: Army, Air and Air Defense Forces (2016)
Military service age and obligation18 years of age for compulsory military service; 1-month or 1-year conscript service obligation for males; moving toward a professional military, but conscription in some form will continue; the military cannot accommodate everyone who wishes to enlist, and competition for entrance into the military is similar to the competition for admission to universities; note - widely considered to have one of the strongest militaries in Central Asia, although it is untested (2016)

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

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