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Kuwait - Military (Facts)
Military branches: Land Forces, Kuwaiti Navy, Kuwaiti Air Force (Al-Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Kuwaitiya), National Guard (2007)
Military service age and obligation: 18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; reserve obligation to age 40 with 1 month annual training; women have served in police forces since 1999 (2006)
Manpower available for military service: males age 18-49: 864,745
females age 18-49: 467,120 (2005 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 18-49: 737,292
females age 18-49: 405,207 (2005 est.)
Manpower reaching military service age annually: males age 18-49: 18,743
females age 18-49: 20,065 (2005 est.)


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