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The defense, which until 1995 was based on selective military duty with an initial service of 24 months, (2009) comprises 12,000 men enlisted. It is organized into 4 brigades, 31 patrol boats, 3 naval infantry companies and 16 fighter aircraft. The reserves amount to 60,000 people. Semi-military security forces amount to 8,000 men. The material is semi-modern and of Western origin.

Military of Honduras

Defense costs decreased in 1985-2007 from 2.1% to 0.6% of GDP. The United States has 400 people stationed in Honduras. The country participates in UN peacekeeping operations with observers in Western Sahara (MINURSO). To see related acronyms about this country, please check ABBREVIATIONFINDER where you can see that HND stands for Honduras.

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