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Military branches
Mongolian Armed Forces (Mongol ulsyn zevsegt huchin): Mongolian Army (includes Border Troops), Mongolian Air Force, National Center for Emergency and Disaster Relief (coordinates the military's efforts as first-responders for earthquakes, wildfires, and forest fires; contagious diseases; and snow and dust storms as well as severe winters (known as zud)); paramilitary forces: Internal Security Troops (2019)
Military service age and obligation
18-27 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; 1-year conscript service obligation in army or air forces or police for males only; after conscription, soldiers can contract into military service for 2 or 4 years; citizens can also voluntarily join the armed forces (2017)
Military expenditures
0.7% of GDP (2019)
0.7% of GDP (2018)
0.8% of GDP (2017)
0.9% of GDP (2016)
0.9% of GDP (2015)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on Friday, November 27, 2020

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