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Air force officer ranks > Generals/Marshals/Air Officers > OF-6 Air Commodore
Air force officer ranks > Generals/Marshals/Air Officers > OF-7 Air Vice-Marshal
Air force officer ranks > Generals/Marshals/Air Officers > OF-8 Air Marshal
Air force officer ranks > Other officers > OF-2 Flight Lieutenant
Air force officer ranks > Other officers > OF-3 Squadron Leader
Air force officer ranks > Other officers > OF-4
Wing Commander
Air force officer ranks > Other officers > OF-5 Group Captain
Air force personnel 15,000 [23rd of 49]
Air force personnel (per capita) 0.012 per 100 population [40th of 49]
Armed forces growth -19 [90th of 132]
Armed forces personnel 76,000 [46th of 166]
Armed forces personnel (per capita) 0.590218 per 1,000 people [140th of 166]
Arms exports > constant 1990 US$ 6,000,000 constant 1990 US$ [27th of 45]
Arms exports > constant 1990 US$ (per capita) 66.256 constant 1990 US$ per 1 [77th of 83]
Arms imports > constant 1990 US$ 10,000,000 constant 1990 US$ [74th of 100]
Arms imports > constant 1990 US$ (per capita) 0.078 constant 1990 US$ per c [99th of 170]
Army personnel 62,000 [29th of 49]
Army personnel (per capita) 0.481494 per 1,000 people [46th of 49]
Branches
Nigerian Armed Forces: Army, Navy, Air Force
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Ratification 27 SEP 2001
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Signature 08 SEP 2000
Conscription
No conscription.
Conventional arms imports $10,000,000.00 [74th of 85]
Conventional arms imports (per $ GDP) 0.08 per $1,000 [74th of 85]
Conventional arms imports (per capita) 0.078 per 1 population [85th of 85]
expenditure > % of GDP 0.86 % [98th of 145]
expenditure > current LCU 111869000000
Expenditures 1.5 % of GDP [52nd of 87]
Expenditures > Dollar figure $544,600,000.00 [23rd of 111]
Expenditures > Dollar figure (per $ GDP) $7.54 per 1,000 $ of GDP [71st of 111]
Expenditures > Dollar figure (per capita) $3.95 per capita [72nd of 111]
Expenditures > Percent of GDP 1.5% [60th of 154]
Manpower > Availability > Females 30,638,979 [8th of 162]
Manpower > Availability > Males 31,929,204 [9th of 210]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 31,790,500 [9th of 175]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 32,665,407 [9th of 175]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 0.237 per capita [134th of 175]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 246.886 per 1,000 people [100th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Females 17,288,225 [13th of 162]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males 18,556,755 [12th of 210]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 18,763,229 [10th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 18,259,700 [10th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 0.136 per capita [131st of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 141.805 per 1,000 people [116th of 173]
Manpower > Military age 18 years of age
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females 1,585,224 [7th of 226]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females (per capita) 10.839 per 1,000 people [69th of 225]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males 1,663,025 [7th of 226]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males (per capita) 11.371 per 1,000 people [56th of 225]
Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 25,668,446 [7th of 120]
Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 (per capita) 0.19 per capita [98th of 120]
Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 26,802,678 [7th of 164]
Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 (per capita) 0.198 per capita [125th of 164]
Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49 13,860,806 [12th of 119]
Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49 (per capita) 0.103 per capita [106th of 119]
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 15,052,914 [13th of 161]
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 (per capita) 0.111 per capita [132nd of 161]
Manpower reaching military service age annually > Females age 18-49 1,329,267 [4th of 91]
Manpower reaching military service age annually > Males age 18-49 1,353,180 [7th of 157]
Navy personnel 15,000 [24th of 49]
Navy personnel (per capita) 0.11649 per 1,000 people [40th of 49]
Ongoing conflicts > Start of Conflict 1992
personnel 161,000 [41st of 170]
personnel (per capita) 1.224 per 1,000 people [141st of 171]
personnel > % of total labor force 0.34 % [138th of 168]
Service age and obligation
18 years of age for voluntary military service
Weapon holdings 1,206,000 [57th of 137]
Weapon holdings (per capita) 9,365.83 per 1 million people [117th of 137]


 

SOURCES
Wikipedia: Air force officer ranks ; Energy Information Administration, US Department of Energy; calculated on the basis of data on armed forces from IISS (International Institute for Strategic Studies). 2001. The Military Balance 2001-2002. Oxford: Oxford University Press; IISS (International Institute for Strategic Studies). 2001. The Military Balance 2001-2002. Oxford: Oxford University Press; World Development Indicators database; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Wikipedia: Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty ; Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Geneva, Switzerland, 1997. Data collected from the nations concerned, unless otherwise indicated. Acronyms: Amnesty International (AI); European Council of Conscripts Organizations (ECCO); Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC); International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights (IHFHR); National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors (NISBCO); Service, Peace and Justice in Latin America (SERPAJ); War Resisters International (WRI); World Council of Churches (WCC); SIPRI (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute). 2005. SIPRI Arms Transfers. Database. February. Stockholm.; CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005; CIA World Factbook, 14 June, 2007 ; Wikipedia: Ongoing conflicts ; Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC)

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Nigeria, Federal Republic of Nigeria

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