Military:  OMAN

Military branches:

Sultan's Armed Forces (SAF): Royal Army of Oman, Royal Navy of Oman, Royal Air Force of Oman (al-Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Sultanat Oman) (2013)

Military service age and obligation:

18-30 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription (2012)

Manpower available for military service:

males age 16-49: 985,957

females age 16-49: 737,812 (2010 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:

males age 16-49: 837,886

females age 16-49: 642,427 (2010 est.)

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually:

male: 31,959

female: 30,264 (2010 est.)

Military expenditures:

country comparison to the world: 1

Transnational Issues:  OMAN

Disputes - international:

boundary agreement reportedly signed and ratified with UAE in 2003 for entire border, including Oman's Musandam Peninsula and Al Madhah exclave, but details of the alignment have not been made public