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Military branches:
Sri Lanka Army, Sri Lanka Navy, Sri Lanka Air Force (2008)
Military service age and obligation: 18 years of age for voluntary military service (2007) 
Manpower available for military service: males age 16-49: 5,458,720
females age 16-49: 5,594,006 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 4,477,437
females age 16-49: 4,683,716 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching military service age annually: males age 16-49: 174,065
females age 16-49: 168,593 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures - percent of GDP: 2.6% (2006)