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The Zambian Defense Force (ZDF) consists of the army, the air force, and Zambian National Service (ZNS). The ZNS, while operating under the Ministry of Defense, is responsible primarily for public works projects. The ZDF is designed primarily for internal defense.
Military branches: Army, Air Force, National Service, police
Military manpower - availability:
males age 15-49: 2,418,776 (2003 est.), 2,179,563 (2000 est.)
Military manpower - fit for military service:
males age 15-49: 1,279,846 (2003 est.), 1,157,479 (2000 est.)
Military expenditures - dollar figure: $33.46 million (FY02), $76 million (FY97)
Military expenditures - percent of GDP: 0.9% (FY02), 1.8% (FY97)
- See also : Zambia