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Iceland Military Profile 2018

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Military branchesno regular military forces; Icelandic National Police; Icelandic Coast Guard (2016)
Military expenditures0.1% of GDP (2016)
0.13% of GDP (2012)
0.14% of GDP (2011)
0.13% of GDP (2010)
Military - noteIceland is the only NATO member that has no standing military force; all US military forces in Iceland were withdrawn as of October 2006; defense of Iceland remains a NATO commitment and NATO maintains an air policing presence in Icelandic airspace; Iceland participates in international peacekeeping missions with the civilian-manned Icelandic Crisis Response Unit (ICRU)

Source: CIA World Factbook
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