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The defense, which is based on general military duty with an initial service of twelve months (fleet 24 months), comprises 10,300 men and is organized into 15 reduced infantry regiments, 28 patrol boats, four reduced naval infantry battalions and ten combat aircraft. The reserves amount to 164,500 men and semi-military security forces to 15,000 men. The material is semi-modern and of Western origin.

Military of Paraguay

Paraguay participates in a number of UN peacekeeping operations. Defense costs have decreased from 1.4 to 0.7% of GDP in 1996-2005. To see related acronyms about this country, please check ABBREVIATIONFINDER where you can see that PRY stands for Paraguay.

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