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Netherlands:
Military & Transnational Issues

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Military branches
Definition
Royal Netherlands Army, Royal Netherlands Navy (includes Naval Air Service and Marine Corps), Royal Netherlands Air Force (Koninklijke Luchtmacht, KLu), Royal Military Police (2008)
Military service age and obligation
Definition
20 years of age for an all-volunteer force (2004)
Manpower available for military service
Definition
males age 16-49: 3,950,825
females age 16-49: 3,850,800 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service
Definition - World rank and map
males age 16-49: 3,233,773
females age 16-49: 3,150,790 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually
Definition
males age 16-49: 105,735
females age 16-49: 100,747 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures - percent of GDP
Definition - World rank and map
1.6% (2005 est.)
Disputes - international
Definition
none
Illicit drugs
Definition
major European producer of synthetic drugs, including ecstasy, and cannabis cultivator; important gateway for cocaine, heroin, and hashish entering Europe; major source of US-bound ecstasy; large financial sector vulnerable to money laundering; significant consumer of ecstasy


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