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Gabon Military 2008

Military branches: Army, Navy, Air Force, National Gendarmerie, National Police
Military service age and obligation: 20 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service (2007)
Manpower available for military service: males age 16-49: 331,181 females age 16-49: 332,498 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 192,717 females age 16-49: 188,539 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually: male: 16,558 female: 16,577 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures: 3.4% of GDP (2005 est.)

NOTE: The military information regarding Gabon on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Gabon Military 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Gabon Military 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.