Military:  MONGOLIA

Military branches:

Mongolian Armed Forces (Mongol ulsyn zevsegt huchin): Mongolian Army (includes Mongolian Air and Air Defense, which is to become a separate service in 2015); there is no navy (2013)

Military service age and obligation:

18-25 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation is 12 months in land or air defense forces or police; a small portion of Mongolian land forces (2.5 percent) is comprised of contract soldiers; women cannot be deployed overseas for military operations (2012)

Manpower available for military service:

males age 16-49: 898,546

females age 16-49: 891,192 (2010 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:

males age 16-49: 726,199

females age 16-49: 756,628 (2010 est.)

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually:

male: 30,829

female: 29,648 (2010 est.)

Military expenditures:

country comparison to the world: 145

Transnational Issues:  MONGOLIA

Disputes - international:


Refugees and internally displaced persons:

stateless persons: 220 (2012)