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Uganda - Military (Facts)
Military branches: Uganda Peoples Defense Force (UPDF): Army (includes Marine Unit), Air Force (2007)
Military service age and obligation: 18-26 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military duty; 18-30 years of age for professionals; 9-year service obligation; the government has stated that recruitment below 18 years of age could occur with proper consent and that 'no person under the apparent age of 13 years shall be enrolled in the armed forces' (2007)
Manpower available for military service: males age 18-49: 5,012,620
females age 18-49: 4,855,858 (2005 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 18-49: 2,889,808
females age 18-49: 2,780,135 (2005 est.)


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