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Armed Forces of El Salvador

The Armed Force of El Salvador, in Spanish Fuerza Armada de El Salvador is the official name of the combined armed forces of El Salvador. It has been in existence since breaking up from the United Provinces of Central America in 1840.Recently, the El Salvadoran Army decided to follow the example of the Israeli Defence Forces. Both nations have a similar population: 6,000,000 citizens. Currently the Salvadoran Military is fighting with U.S. Forces against Rebel forces in Iraq.

Military branches: Army, Navy, Air Force

Military manpower - military age: 18 years of age

Military manpower - availability:
males age 15-49: 1,428,974 (2000 est.)

Military manpower - fit for military service:
males age 15-49: 906,656 (2006est.)

Military manpower - reaching military age annually:
males: 67,181 (2000 est.)

Military expenditures - dollar figure: $105 million (FY98)

Military expenditures - percent of GDP: 0.9% (FY98)

Aircraft inventory

! style="text-align: left; background: #aacccc;"|Aircraft ! style="text-align: left; background: #aacccc;"|Origin ! style="text-align: left; background: #aacccc;"|Type ! style="text-align: left; background: #aacccc;"|Versions ! style="text-align: left; background: #aacccc;"|In service ! style="text-align: left; background: #aacccc;"|Notes |----- | Basler BT-67 || || tactical transport || || 1 || |----- | Bell UH-1 Iroquois || || utility helicopter || UH-1H
UH-1M || 10
5 || |----- | Bell 407 || || utility helicopter || || 1 || |----- | Bell 412 || || transport helicopter || 412EP || 4 || |----- | Cessna T-41D Muscalero || || trainer || T-41D || 1 || |----- | Cessna 180 Skywagon || || utility || || ? || |----- | Cessna 210 Centurion || || utility || || 2 || |----- | Cessna 337 Skymaster || || liaison || O-2A
O-2B || 8
1 || |----- | Cessna A-37 Dragonfly || || attack || A-37B || 9 || |----- | Douglas C-47 Skytrain || || tactical transport || || 1 || |----- | ENAER T-35 Pillán || || trainer || T-35A
T-35B || 2
3 || |----- | Fairchild Metroliner || || transport || Merlin IIIB || 1 || |----- | Fouga Magister || || trainer || CM.170 || 1 || |----- | MD Helicopters MD 500 Defender || || utility helicopter || MD 500E || 5 || |----- | Piper PA-23 Aztec || || utility || PA-23-250 || 1 || |----- | Aero Commander 100 || || utility || Commander 114B || 1 || |----- | Schweizer 300 || || utility helicopter || 300C || 6 || |----- | Socata Rallye 235 || || utility || Rallye 235G || 6 || |}

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