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Solomon Islands:
Military & Transnational Issues

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Military branches
no regular military forces; Solomon Islands Police Force (2008)
Manpower available for military service
males age 16-49: 141,051 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service
Definition - World rank and map
males age 16-49: 116,891 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually
males age 16-49: 6,924 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures - percent of GDP
Definition - World rank and map
3% (2006)
Disputes - international
since 2003, the Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands (RAMSI), consisting of police, military, and civilian advisors drawn from 15 countries, has assisted in reestablishing and maintaining civil and political order while reinforcing regional stability and security
Refugees and internally displaced persons
IDPs: 5,400 (displaced by tsunami on 2 April 2007) (2007)

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