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Bosnia and Herzegovina - Military
By CIA Factbook
Jun 24, 2008, 12:46

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Military Bosnia and Herzegovina
Military branches:
VF Army (the air and air defense forces are subordinate commands within the Army), VRS Army (the air and air defense forces are subordinate commands within the Army)
Military manpower - military age and obligation:
18 years of age for compulsory military service in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina; 16 years of age in times of war; 18 years of age for Republika Srpska; 17 years of age for voluntary military service in the Federation and in the Republika Srpska; by law, military obligations cover all healthy men between the ages of 18 and 60, and all women between the ages of 18 and 55; service obligation is 4 months (July 2004)
Military manpower - availability:
males age 15-49: 1,133,847 (2004 est.)
Military manpower - fit for military service:
males age 15-49: 898,451 (2004 est.)
Military manpower - reaching military age annually:
males: 30,130 (2004 est.)
Military expenditures - dollar figure:
$234.3 million (FY02)
Military expenditures - percent of GDP:
4.5% (FY02)




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