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Mauritania - Military (Facts)
Military branches: Mauritanian Armed Forces: Army, Mauritanian Navy (Marine Mauritanienne; includes naval infantry), Air Force (Force Aerienne Islamique de Mauritanie, FAIM) (2007)
Military service age and obligation: 18 years of age (est.); conscript service obligation - 2 years; majority of servicemen believed to be volunteers; service in Air Force and Navy is voluntary (2006)
Manpower available for military service: males age 18-49: 606,463
females age 18-49: 607,955 (2005 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 18-49: 370,513
females age 18-49: 384,269 (2005 est.)


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