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Palau Military 2008

Military branches:
no regular military forces; Palau National Police (2006)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 18-49: 5,694 (2005 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 18-49: 4,087 (2005 est.)

Manpower reaching military service age annually:
males age 18-49: 142 (2005 est.)

Military expenditures - percent of GDP:

Military - note:
defense is the responsibility of the US; under a Compact of Free Association between Palau and the US, the US military is granted access to the islands for 50 years, but no military forces are stationed there (2005)

NOTE: The information regarding Palau 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 Palau Military 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Palau Military 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.
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