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CIA World Factbook 2005 Dictionary

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Uganda: Military
Military branches:
Ugandan Peoples' Defense Force (UPDF): Army, Marine Unit, Air Wing
Military manpower - military age and obligation:
18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military duty; the government has stated that recruitment below that age could occur with proper consent and that "no person under the apparent age of 13 years shall be enrolled in the armed forces"
Military manpower - availability:
males age 18-49: 5,012,620 (2005 est.)
Military manpower - fit for military service:
males age 18-49: 2,889,808 (2005 est.)
Military expenditures - dollar figure:
$170.3 million (2004)
Military expenditures - percent of GDP:
2.2% (2004)

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  • The World Factbook 2005, by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)