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Congo, Democratic Republic of the Military 2012

SOURCE: 2012 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Congo, Democratic Republic of the Military 2012
SOURCE: 2012 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 15,

Military branches:
Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Forces d'Armees de la Republique Democratique du Congo, FARDC): Army, National Navy (La Marine Nationale), Congolese Air Force (Force Aerienne Congolaise, FAC) (2011)

Military service age and obligation:
18-45 years of age for voluntary military service (2009)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 16-49: 15,980,106 (2010 est.)
[see also: Manpower available for military service - male country ranks ]

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 16-49: 10,168,258
[see also: Manpower fit for military service - male country ranks ]
females age 16-49: 10,331,693 (2010 est.)
[see also: Manpower fit for military service - female country ranks ]

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually:
male: 877,684
[see also: Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually - male country ranks ]
female: 871,880 (2010 est.)
[see also: Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually - female country ranks ]

Military expenditures:
2.5% of GDP (2006)
country comparison to the world: 60
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Congo, Democratic Republic of the on this page is re-published from the 2012 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Congo, Democratic Republic of the Military 2012 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Congo, Democratic Republic of the Military 2012 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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