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Military branches
Slovenian Army (includes air and naval forces)
Military service age and obligation
17 years of age for voluntary military service; conscription abolished in 2003 (2007)
Manpower available for military service
males age 16-49: 494,496
females age 16-49: 481,180 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service
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males age 16-49: 406,951
females age 16-49: 395,444 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually
males age 16-49: 10,516
females age 16-49: 9,934 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures - percent of GDP
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1.7% (2005 est.)
Disputes - international
the Croatia-Slovenia land and maritime boundary agreement, which would have ceded most of Piran Bay and maritime access to Slovenia and several villages to Croatia, remains unratified and in dispute; Slovenia also protests Croatia's 2003 claim to an exclusive economic zone in the Adriatic; as a member state that forms part of the EU's external border, Slovenia has implemented the strict Schengen border rules to curb illegal migration and commerce through southeastern Europe while encouraging close cross-border ties with Croatia
Illicit drugs
minor transit point for cocaine and Southwest Asian heroin bound for Western Europe, and for precursor chemicals

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