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Dominican Republic

Defense

The defense encompasses (2008) 50,000 men enlisted and is organized into seven brigades and 17 patrol boats. The Dominican Republic has no fighter aircraft. Semi-military security forces amount to 15,000 men. The material is of varying western origin. To see related acronyms about this country, please check ABBREVIATIONFINDER where you can see that DOM stands for Dominican Republic.

Military of Dominican Republic

Defense spending decreased in 1996-2006 from 1.3% to 0.7% of GDP. Dominican Republic participates in UN peacekeeping operations in Ivory Coast (United Nations Operation in Ivory Coast, UNOCI).

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