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    Lithuania Military 1997

      Military branches Ground Forces, Navy, Air and Air Defense Force, Security Forces (internaland border troops), National Guard (Skat)

      Military manpower - military age 18 years of age

      Military manpower - availability
      males age 15-49: 904,096 (1997 est.)

      Military manpower - fit for military service
      males: 712,366 (1997 est.)

      Military manpower - reaching military age annually
      males: 26,204 (1997 est.)

      Military expenditures - dollar figure $31.7 million (1996 est.)

      Military expenditures - percent of GDP 1% (1996 est.)

      Disputes - international dispute with Russia over the position of the riparian and maritime boundarywith Kaliningrad Oblast; disputes maritime border with Latvia (primary concernis oil exploration rights); treaty with Belarus defining the border awaitsdemarcation

      Illicit drugs transshipment point for opiates and other illicit drugs from SouthwestAsia and Latin America to Western Europe and Scandinavia

      NOTE: The information regarding Lithuania on this page is re-published from the 1997 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Lithuania Military 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Lithuania Military 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

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