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    Tanzania Military 1997

      Military branches Tanzanian People's Defense Force or TPDF (includes Army, Navy, and AirForce), paramilitary Police Field Force Unit, Militia

      Military manpower - availability
      males age 15-49: 6,630,336 (1997 est.)

      Military manpower - fit for military service
      males: 3,842,624 (1997 est.)

      Military expenditures - dollar figure $69 million (FY94/95)

      Military expenditures - percent of GDP NA%

      Disputes - international dispute with Malawi over the boundary in Lake Nyasa (Lake Malawi); DemocraticRepublic of the Congo-Tanzania-Zambia tripoint in Lake Tanganyika may no longerbe indefinite since it has been informally reported that the indefinite sectionof the Democratic Republic of the Congo-Zambia boundary has been settled

      Illicit drugs growing role in transshipment of Southwest and Southeast Asian heroinand South American cocaine destined for European and US markets and of SouthAsian methaqualone bound for Southern Africa

      NOTE: The information regarding Tanzania 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 Tanzania Military 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Tanzania Military 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

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