Support our Sponsor

. . Flags of the World Maps of All Countries
  • 2001 INDEX
  • 2000 INDEX
  • 1999 INDEX
  • 1998 INDEX
  • 1996 INDEX
  • Country Ranks

  • Home PageCountry Index

    United States Military 1997

      Military branches Department of the Army, Department of the Navy (includes Marine Corps),Department of the Air Force
      note: the Coast Guard falls under the Department of Transportation, but inwartime reports to the Department of the Navy

      Military manpower - military age 18 years of age

      Military manpower - availability
      males age 15-49 : 69,414,007 (1997 est.)

      Military manpower - fit for military service
      males: NA

      Military manpower - reaching military age annually
      males: 1,864,580 (1996 est.)

      Military expenditures - dollar figure $267.2 billion (1997 est.)

      Military expenditures - percent of GDP 3.4% (1997 est.)

      Disputes - international maritime boundary disputes with Canada (Dixon Entrance, Beaufort Sea,Strait of Juan de Fuca, Machias Seal Island); US Naval Base at GuantanamoBay is leased from Cuba and only mutual agreement or US abandonment of the area can terminate the lease; Haiti claims Navassa Island; US has made noterritorial claim in Antarctica (but has reserved the right to do so) anddoes not recognize the claims of any other nation; Republic of Marshall

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

    Support Our Sponsor

    Support Our Sponsor

    Please put this page in your BOOKMARKS - - - - -

    Revised 06-Mar-02
    Copyright © 2002 Photius Coutsoukis (all rights reserved)