World Factbook Deluxe Version
A deluxe version of the CIA World Factbook





Portugal

Military and Security



Military branches


Portuguese Army (Exercito Portuguesa), Portuguese Navy (Marinha Portuguesa; includes Marine Corps), Portuguese Air Force (Forca Aerea Portuguesa, FAP) (2013)


Military service age and obligation


18-30 years of age for voluntary military service; no compulsory military service, but conscription possible if insufficient volunteers available; women serve in the armed forces, on naval ships since 1993, but are prohibited from serving in some combatant specialties; reserve obligation to age 35 (2012)


Military expenditures


1.29% of GDP (2014)
1.2% of GDP (2013)
1.78% of GDP (2012)







© Copyright 2016 Oratlas