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Federated States of Micronesia

Federated States of Micronesia Military Stats

Definitions

  • Absence of military (notes): This list shows countries that have no permanent army, whose defense has been assigned to non-military forces such as the police, or is assumed by the military forces from other countries by virtue of a treaty. Each entry describes the current status of each country on regards to its defense.
  • Branches: The names of the ground, naval, air, marine, and other defense or security forces
  • Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males: The number of draft-age males and females entering the military manpower pool in any given year and is a measure of the availability of draft-age young adults.
  • Manpower reaching military age annually > Males: This entry is derived from Military > Manpower reaching military age annually, which gives the number of males and females entering the military manpower pool (i.e., reaching age 16) in any given year and is a measure of the availability of military-age young adults.
  • Military branches: This entry lists the service branches subordinate to defense ministries or the equivalent (typically ground, naval, air, and marine forces).
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Absence of military (notes) Since the country's foundation no military has been formed. The only forces permitted are the police , which maintain a Maritime Surveillance Unit for internal security. The Maritime Surveillance is equipped with small arms, and maintains one Pacific class patrol boat , the Independence . Defense is the responsibility of the United States under the Compact of Free Association . 2014
Branches no regular military forces 2008
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males 1,310 2008 188th out of 224
Manpower available for military service > Males age 16-49 2010 183th out of 204
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 16-49 2013 189th out of 225
Manpower reaching military age annually > Males 1,276 2012 186th out of 224
Military branches no regular military forces 2012

SOURCES: Wikipedia: List of countries without armed forces (Countries with absolutely no military forces); All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Citation

"Federated States of Micronesia Military Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Federated-States-of-Micronesia/Military