Netherlands Antilles Military
Netherlands Antilles Military 2008

Military branches:
no regular military forces; National Guard, Police Force (2005)

Military service age and obligation:
16 years of age for National Guard recruitment; no conscription (2004)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 16-49: 54,200
females age 16-49: 56,868 (2005 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 16-49: 45,273
females age 16-49: 47,166 (2005 est.)

Manpower reaching military service age annually:
males age 18-49: 1,720
females age 16-49: 1,657 (2005 est.)

Military - note:
defense is the responsibility of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

NOTE: The information regarding Netherlands Antilles on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Netherlands Antilles Military 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Netherlands Antilles Military 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.
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