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AfghanistanAfghanistan Afghan National Army (includes Afghan Air Force) (2006)
AlbaniaAlbania Land Forces Command (Army), Naval Forces Command, Air Defense Command, General Staff Headquarters (includes Logistics Command, Training and Doctrine Command) (2007)
AlgeriaAlgeria National Popular Army (ANP; includes Land Forces), Algerian National Navy (MRA), Air Force (QJJ), Territorial Air Defense Force (2005)
AndorraAndorra no regular military forces, Police Service of Andorra
AngolaAngola Angolan Armed Forces (FAA): Army, Navy (Marinha de Guerra, MdG), Angolan National Air Force (FANA) (2007)
Antigua and BarbudaAntigua and Barbuda Royal Antigua and Barbuda Defense Force (2006)
ArgentinaArgentina Argentine Army (Ejercito Argentino), Navy of the Argentine Republic (Armada Republica; includes naval aviation and naval infantry), Argentine Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Argentina, FAA) (2007)
ArmeniaArmenia Armed Forces: Ground Forces, Nagorno-Karabakh Self Defense Force (NKSDF), Air Force, Air Defense Force (2006)
ArubaAruba no regular indigenous military forces; the Netherlands maintains a detachment of marines, a frigate, and an amphibious combat detachment in the neighboring Netherlands Antilles (2005)
AustraliaAustralia Australian Defense Force (ADF): Australian Army, Royal Australian Navy, Royal Australian Air Force, Special Operations Command (2006)
AustriaAustria Land Forces (KdoLdSK), Air Forces (KdoLuSK)
AzerbaijanAzerbaijan Army, Navy, Air and Air Defense Forces (2008)
Bahamas, TheBahamas, The Royal Bahamian Defense Force: Land Force, Navy, Air Wing (2007)
BahrainBahrain Bahrain Defense Forces (BDF): Ground Force (includes Air Defense), Naval Force, Air Force, National Guard
BangladeshBangladesh Bangladesh Defense Force: Bangladesh Army, Bangladesh Navy, Bangladesh Air Force (Bangladesh Biman Bahini, BAF) (2008)
BarbadosBarbados Royal Barbados Defense Force: Troops Command, Barbados Coast Guard (2007)
BelarusBelarus Belarus Armed Forces: Land Force, Air and Air Defense Force (2008)
BelgiumBelgium Belgian Armed Forces: Land Operations Command, Naval Operations Command, Air Operations Commands (2005)
BelizeBelize Belize Defense Force (BDF): Army, Maritime Wing, Air Wing, and Volunteer Guard
BeninBenin Benin Armed Forces (FAB): Army (l'Arme de Terre), Benin Navy (Forces Navales Beninois, FNB), Benin People's Air Force (Force Aerienne Populaire de Benin, FAPB) (2008)
BermudaBermuda no regular military forces; Bermuda Police Service, Bermuda Reserve Constabulary, Bermuda Regiment
BhutanBhutan Royal Bhutan Army (includes Royal Bodyguard and Royal Bhutan Police) (2008)
BoliviaBolivia Bolivian Armed Forces: Bolivian Army (Ejercito Boliviano), Bolivian Navy (Armada Boliviana; includes marines), Bolivian Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Boliviana, FAB) (2008)
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia and Herzegovina VF Army (the air and air defense forces are subordinate commands within the Army), VRS Army (the air and air defense forces are subordinate commands within the Army)
BotswanaBotswana Botswana Defense Force (includes an air wing) (2006)
BrazilBrazil Brazilian Army, Brazilian Navy (Marinha do Brasil (MB), includes Naval Air and Marine Corps (Corpo de Fuzileiros Navais)), Brazilian Air Force (Forca Aerea Brasileira, FAB) (2007)
BruneiBrunei Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF): Royal Brunei Land Forces, Royal Brunei Navy, Royal Brunei Air Force (Tentera Udara Diraja Brunei) (2008)
BulgariaBulgaria Bulgarian Armed Forces: Ground Forces, Naval Forces, Bulgarian Air Forces (Bulgarski Voennovazdyshni Sily, BVVS) (2008)
Burkina FasoBurkina Faso Army, Air Force of Burkina Faso (Force Aerienne de Burkina Faso, FABF), National Gendarmerie (2006)
BurmaBurma Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw): Army, Navy, Air Force (Tatmadaw Lay) (2008)
BurundiBurundi National Defense Force (Forces de Defense Nationales, FDN): Army (includes Naval Detachment and Air Wing) (2008)
CambodiaCambodia Royal Cambodian Armed Forces: Royal Cambodian Army, Royal Khmer Navy, Royal Cambodian Air Force (2008)
CameroonCameroon Cameroon Armed Forces: Army, Navy (includes naval infantry), Air Force (Armee de l'Air du Cameroun, AAC) (2008)
CanadaCanada Canadian Forces: Land Forces Command (LFC), Maritime Command (MARCOM), Air Command (AIRCOM), Canada Command (homeland security) (2008)
Cape VerdeCape Verde People's Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARP): Army, Coast Guard (includes maritime air wing) (2007)
Cayman IslandsCayman Islands no regular military forces; Royal Cayman Islands Police Force
Central African RepublicCentral African Republic Central African Armed Forces (Forces Armees Centrafricaines, FACA): Ground Forces, General Directorate of Gendarmerie Inspection (DGIG), Military Air Service, National Police (2008)
ChadChad Chadian National Army (Armee Nationale Tchadienne, ANT), Chadian Air Force (Force Aerienne Tchadienne, FAT), Gendarmerie (2007)
ChileChile Army of the Nation, Chilean Navy (Armada de Chile, includes naval air, marine corps, and Maritime Territory and Merchant Marine Directorate (Directemar)), Chilean Air Force (Fuerza Aerea de Chile, FACh), Carabineros Corps (Cuerpo de Carabineros) (2007)
ChinaChina People's Liberation Army (PLA): Ground Forces, Navy (includes marines and naval aviation), Air Force (includes airborne forces), and Second Artillery Corps (strategic missile force); People's Armed Police (PAP); Reserve and Militia Forces (2006)
ColombiaColombia National Army (Ejercito Nacional), National Navy (Armada Nacional, includes Naval Aviation, Naval Infantry (Infanteria de Marina, Colmar), and Coast Guard), Colombian Air Force (Fuerza Aerea de Colombia, FAC) (2008)
ComorosComoros National Development Army (AND): Comoran Security Force; Comoran Federal Police (2007)
Congo, Democratic Republic of theCongo, Democratic Republic of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC): Army, Navy, Congolese Air Force (Force Aerienne Congolaise, FAC) (2008)
Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the Congolese Armed Forces (Forces Armees Congolaises, FAC): Army, Navy, Congolese Air Force (Armee de l'Air Congolaise), Gendarmerie, Special Presidential Security Guard (GSSP) (2008)
Cook IslandsCook Islands no regular military forces; National Police Department (2007)
Costa RicaCosta Rica no regular military forces; Ministry of Public Security, Government, and Police (2006)
Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire Cote d'Ivoire Defense and Security Forces (FDSC): Army, Navy, Air Force (2006)
CroatiaCroatia Armed Forces of the Republic of Croatia (Oruzane Snage Republike Hrvatske, OSRH), consists of five major commands directly subordinate to a General Staff: Ground Forces (Hrvatska Kopnena Vojska, HKoV), Naval Forces (Hrvatska Ratna Mornarica, HRM), Air Force, Joint Education and Training Command, Logistics Command; Military Police Force supports each of the three Croatian military forces (2007)
CubaCuba Revolutionary Armed Forces (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias, FAR): Revolutionary Army (ER; includes Territorial Militia Troops, MTT), Revolutionary Navy (Marina de Guerra Revolucionaria, MGR; includes Marine Corps), Revolutionary Air and Air Defense Force (DAAFAR), Youth Labor Army (EJT) (2008)
CyprusCyprus Republic of Cyprus: Greek Cypriot National Guard (GCNG; includes air and naval elements); north Cyprus: Turkish Cypriot Security Force (GKK)
Czech RepublicCzech Republic Army of the Czech Republic (ACR): Joint Forces Command (includes Army and Air Forces), Support and Training Forces Command (2007)
DenmarkDenmark Defense Command: Army Operational Command, Admiral Danish Fleet, Island Command Greenland, Tactical Air Command (2006)
DjiboutiDjibouti Djibouti National Army (includes Navy and Air Force)
DominicaDominica no regular military forces; Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force (includes coast guard) (2006)
Dominican RepublicDominican Republic Army, Navy, Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Dominicana, FAD) (2007)
EcuadorEcuador Army, Navy (includes Naval Infantry, Naval Aviation, Coast Guard), Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Ecuatoriana, FAE) (2007)
EgyptEgypt Army, Navy, Air Force, Air Defense Command
El SalvadorEl Salvador Salvadoran Army (ES), Salvadoran Navy (FNES), Salvadoran Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Salvadorena, FAS) (2008)
Equatorial GuineaEquatorial Guinea National Guard (Guardia Nacional (Army), with Coast Guard (Navy) and Air Wing) (2008)
EritreaEritrea Eritrean Armed Forces: Ground Forces, Navy, Air Force (2008)
EstoniaEstonia Estonian Defense Forces: Land Force, Navy, Air Force (Eesti Ohuvagi), Volunteer Defense League (Kaitseliit, KL) (2008)
EthiopiaEthiopia Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF): Ground Forces, Ethiopian Air Force (ETAF) (2008)

note: Ethiopia is landlocked and has no navy; following the secession of Eritrea, Ethiopian naval facilities remained in Eritrean possession
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) no regular military forces
Faroe IslandsFaroe Islands no regular military forces
FijiFiji Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF): Land Forces, Naval Forces (2008)
FinlandFinland Finnish Defense Forces (FDF): Army, Navy (includes coastal defense forces), Air Force (Suomen Ilmavoimat) (2006)
FranceFrance Army (includes marines, Foreign Legion, light aviation), Navy (includes naval air), Air Force (includes air defense), National Gendarmerie
French PolynesiaFrench Polynesia no regular military forces; Gendarmerie and National Police Force
GabonGabon Army, Navy, Air Force, National Gendarmerie, National Police
Gambia, TheGambia, The Gambian National Army (National Guard, GNA), Gambian Navy (GN) (2007)
Gaza StripGaza Strip in accordance with the peace agreement, the Palestinian Authority is not permitted conventional military forces; there are, however, public security forces (2007)
GeorgiaGeorgia Georgian Armed Forces: Land Forces (includes National Guard), Navy, Air and Air Defense Forces (2006)
GermanyGermany Federal Armed Forces (Bundeswehr): Army (Heer), Navy (Deutsche Marine, includes naval air arm), Air Force (Luftwaffe), Joint Service Support Command (Streitkraeftebasis), Central Medical Service (Zentraler Sanitaetsdienst) (2006)
GhanaGhana Ghanaian Army, Ghanaian Navy, Ghanaian Air Force (2007)
GibraltarGibraltar Royal Gibraltar Regiment
GreeceGreece Hellenic Army (Ellinikos Stratos, ES), Hellenic Navy (Ellinikos Polemiko Navtiko, EPN), Hellenic Air Force (Elliniki Polimiki Aeroporia, EPA) (2007)
GrenadaGrenada no regular military forces; Royal Grenada Police Force (includes Coast Guard) (2007)
GuatemalaGuatemala Army, Navy (includes Marines), Air Force
GuineaGuinea Army, Navy, Air Force, Presidential Guard (2007)
Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau People's Revolutionary Armed Force (FARP): Army, Navy, Air Force; paramilitary force
GuyanaGuyana Guyana Defense Force: Army (includes Coast Guard, Air Corps) (2007)
HaitiHaiti no regular military forces - small coast guard; the regular Haitian Armed Forces (FAdH) - Army, Navy, and Air Force - have been demobilized but still exist on paper unless they are constitutionally abolished (2007)
Holy See (Vatican City)Holy See (Vatican City) Pontifical Swiss Guard (Corpo della Guardia Svizzera Pontificia)
HondurasHonduras Army, Navy (includes Naval Infantry), Honduran Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Hondurena, FAH) (2007)
Hong KongHong Kong no regular indigenous military forces; Hong Kong garrison of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) includes elements of Ground Forces, Navy, and Air Force; these forces are under the direct leadership of the Central Military Commission in Beijing and under administrative control of the adjacent Guangzhou Military Region
HungaryHungary Ground Forces, Hungarian Air Force (Magyar Legiero, ML) (2008)
IcelandIceland no regular military forces; Icelandic National Police (2006)
IndiaIndia Army, Navy (includes naval air arm), Air Force, Coast Guard, various security or paramilitary forces (includes Border Security Force, Assam Rifles, National Security Guards, Indo-Tibetan Border Police, Special Frontier Force, Central Reserve Police Force, Central Industrial Security Force, Railway Protection Force, and Defense Security Corps)
IndonesiaIndonesia Indonesian Armed Forces (Tentara Nasional Indonesia, TNI): Army (TNI-Angkatan Darat (TNI-AD)), Navy (TNI-Angkatan Laut (TNI-AL); includes marines, naval air arm), Air Force (TNI-Angkatan Udara (TNI-AU)), National Air Defense Command (Kommando Pertahanan Udara Nasional (Kohanudnas)) (2008)
IranIran Islamic Republic of Iran Regular Forces (Artesh): Ground Forces, Navy, Air Force of the Military of the Islamic Republic of Iran (Niru-ye Hava'i-ye Artesh-e Jomhuri-ye Eslami-ye Iran; includes air defense); Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (Sepah-e Pasdaran-e Enqelab-e Eslami, IRGC): Ground Forces, Navy, Air Force, Qods Force (special operations), and Basij Force (Popular Mobilization Army); Law Enforcement Forces (2007)
IraqIraq Iraqi Armed Forces: Iraqi Army (includes Iraqi Special Operations Force, Iraqi Intervention Force), Iraqi Navy (former Iraqi Coastal Defense Force), Iraqi Air Force (former Iraqi Army Air Corps) (2005)
IrelandIreland Irish Defense Forces (Oglaigh na h-Eireann): Army (includes Naval Service and Air Corps) (2006)
IsraelIsrael Israel Defense Forces (IDF), Israel Naval Forces (INF), Israel Air Force (IAF) (2007)
ItalyItaly Army (Esercito Italiano, EI), Navy (Marina Militare Italiana, MMI), Air Force (Aeronautica Militare Italiana, AMI), Carabinieri Corps (Corpo dei Carabinieri, CC) (2005)
JamaicaJamaica Jamaica Defense Force: Ground Forces, Coast Guard, Air Wing (2007)
JapanJapan Japanese Ministry of Defense (MOD): Ground Self-Defense Force (Rikujou Jietai, GSDF), Maritime Self-Defense Force (Kaijou Jietai, MSDF), Air Self-Defense Force (Koku Jieitai, ASDF) (2008)
JordanJordan Jordanian Armed Forces (JAF): Royal Jordanian Land Force, Royal Jordanian Navy, Royal Jordanian Air Force (Al-Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Malakiya al-Urduniya), Special Operations Command (Socom); Public Security Directorate (normally falls under Ministry of Interior, but comes under JAF in wartime or crisis situations) (2006)
KazakhstanKazakhstan Ground Forces, Naval Force, Air and Air Defense Forces, Republican Guard
KenyaKenya Kenyan Army, Kenyan Navy, Kenyan Air Force (2007)
KiribatiKiribati no regular military forces; Police Force (carries out law enforcement functions and paramilitary duties; small police posts are on all islands) (2007)
Korea, NorthKorea, North North Korean People's Army: Ground Forces, Navy, Air Force; civil security forces (2005)
Korea, SouthKorea, South Army, Navy, Republic of Korea Air Force (Han-guk Kong Goon), Marine Corps, National Maritime Police (coast guard) (2006)
KuwaitKuwait Land Forces, Kuwaiti Navy, Kuwaiti Air Force (Al-Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Kuwaitiya), National Guard (2007)
KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan Army, Air Force, National Guard (2005)
LaosLaos Lao People's Armed Forces (LPAF): Lao People's Army (LPA; includes Riverine Force), Air Force (2008)
LatviaLatvia Latvian Republic Defense Force: Ground Forces, Navy, Air Force (Latvijas Gaisa Spelki), Border Guard, Latvian Home Guard (Latvijas Zemessardze) (2007)
LebanonLebanon Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF): Army, Navy, and Air Force (2007)
LesothoLesotho Lesotho Defense Force (LDF): Army and Air Wing
LiberiaLiberia Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL): Army, Navy, Air Force
LibyaLibya Armed Peoples on Duty (APOD, Army), Libyan Arab Navy, Libyan Arab Air Force (Al-Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Jamahiriya al-Arabia al-Libyya, LAAF) (2007)
LithuaniaLithuania Ground Forces, Naval Force, Lithuanian Military Air Forces, National Defense Volunteer Forces (2005)
LuxembourgLuxembourg Army
MacauMacau no regular military forces
MacedoniaMacedonia Army of the Republic of Macedonia (ARM): Joint Operational Command, with subordinate Air Wing (Makedonsko Voeno Vozduhoplovstvo, MVV), Special Operations Regiment (2007)
MadagascarMadagascar People's Armed Forces: Intervention Force, Development Force, and Aeronaval Force (navy and air); National Gendarmerie
MalawiMalawi Malawi Armed Forces: Army (includes Air Wing and Naval Detachment) (2007)
MalaysiaMalaysia Malaysian Armed Forces (Angkatan Tentera Malaysia, ATM): Malaysian Army (Tentera Darat Malaysia), Royal Malaysian Navy (Tentera Laut Diraja Malaysia, TLDM), Royal Malaysian Air Force (Tentera Udara Diraja Malaysia, TUDM) (2008)
MaldivesMaldives Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF): Quick Reaction Force, Security Protection Group, Coast Guard (2007)
MaliMali Malian Armed Forces: Army, Republic of Mali Air Force (Force Aerienne de la Republique du Mali, FARM), National Guard (2007)
MaltaMalta Armed Forces of Malta (AFM; includes air and maritime elements) (2005)
Marshall IslandsMarshall Islands no regular military forces; under the 1983 Compact of Free Association, the US has full authority and responsibility for security and defense of the Marshall Islands; Marshall Islands Police (2006)
MauritaniaMauritania Mauritanian Armed Forces: Army, Mauritanian Navy (Marine Mauritanienne; includes naval infantry), Air Force (Force Aerienne Islamique de Mauritanie, FAIM) (2007)
MauritiusMauritius no regular military forces; National Police Force, Special Mobile Force, National Coast Guard (2007)
MexicoMexico Secretariat of National Defense (Secretaria de Defensa Nacional, Sedena): Army (Ejercito), Mexican Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Mexicana, FAM); Secretariat of the Navy (Secretaria de Marina, Semar): Mexican Navy (Armada de Mexico, ARM, includes Naval Air Force (FAN) and Marines) (2007)
Micronesia, Federated States ofMicronesia, Federated States of no regular military forces (2007)
MoldovaMoldova National Army: Ground Forces, Rapid Reaction Forces, Air and Air Defense Forces (2006)
MongoliaMongolia Mongolian Armed Forces: Mongolian Army, Mongolian Air Force; there is no navy (2008)
MontserratMontserrat no regular military forces; Royal Montserrat Police Force (2005)
MoroccoMorocco Royal Armed Forces (Forces Armees Royales, FAR): Royal Moroccan Army (includes Air Defense), Navy (includes Marines), Royal Moroccan Air Force (Force Aerienne Royale Marocaine) (2007)
MozambiqueMozambique Mozambique Armed Defense Forces (FADM): Mozambique Army, Mozambique Navy (Marinha Mocambique, MM), Mozambique Air Force (Forca Aerea de Mocambique, FAM) (2006)
NamibiaNamibia Namibian Defense Force: Army, Navy, Air Wing (2006)
NauruNauru no regular military forces; Nauru Police Force (2008)
NepalNepal Nepalese Army, Armed Police Force (2008)
NetherlandsNetherlands Royal Netherlands Army, Royal Netherlands Navy (includes Naval Air Service and Marine Corps), Royal Netherlands Air Force (Koninklijke Luchtmacht, KLu), Royal Military Police, Defense Interservice Command (DICO) (2006)
Netherlands AntillesNetherlands Antilles no regular military forces; National Guard (2008)
New CaledoniaNew Caledonia no regular indigenous military forces; French Armed Forces (includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Gendarmerie); Police Force
New ZealandNew Zealand New Zealand Defense Force (NZDF): New Zealand Army, Royal New Zealand Navy, Royal New Zealand Air Force (2008)
NicaraguaNicaragua National Army of Nicaragua (ENN; includes Navy, Air Force) (2007)
NigerNiger Nigerien Armed Forces (Forces Armees Nigeriennes, FAN): Army, Niger Air Force (2007)
NigeriaNigeria Nigerian Armed Forces: Army, Navy, Air Force (2007)
NiueNiue no regular indigenous military forces; Police Force
NorwayNorway Norwegian Army (Haeren), Royal Norwegian Navy (Kongelige Norske Sjoeforsvaret, RNoN; includes Coastal Rangers and Coast Guard (Kystvakt)), Royal Norwegian Air Force (Kongelige Norske Luftforsvaret, RNoAF), Home Guard (Heimevernet, HV) (2006)
OmanOman Sultan's Armed Forces (SAF): Royal Army of Oman, Royal Navy of Oman, Royal Air Force of Oman (Al-Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Sultanat Oman, RAFO) (2007)
PakistanPakistan Army (includes National Guard), Navy (includes Marines and Maritime Security Agency), Pakistan Air Force (Pakistan Fiza'ya) (2007)
PalauPalau no regular military forces; Palau National Police (2008)
PanamaPanama an amendment to the Constitution abolished the armed forces, but there are security forces (Panamanian Public Forces or PPF includes the Panamanian National Police, National Maritime Service, and National Air Service)
Papua New GuineaPapua New Guinea Papua New Guinea Defense Force (PNGDF; includes Maritime Operations Element, Air Operations Element) (2008)
ParaguayParaguay Army, National Navy (Armada Nacional, includes Naval Aviation, Marine Corps, General Naval Prefecture), Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Paraguay, FAP) (2006)
PeruPeru Peruvian Army (Ejercito Peruano), Peruvian Navy (Marina de Guerra del Peru, MGP (includes naval air, naval infantry, and coast guard)), Peruvian Air Force (Fuerza Aerea del Peru, FAP) (2007)
PhilippinesPhilippines Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP): Army, Navy (includes Marine Corps), Philippine Air Force (Hukbomg Himpapawid ng Pilipinas) (2008)
PolandPoland Polish Armed Forces: Land Forces (includes Navy (Marynarka Wojenna, MW)), Polish Air Force (Sily Powietrzne Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej, SPRP) (2008)
PortugalPortugal Army, Navy (Marinha Portuguesa; includes Marine Corps), Air Force (Forca Aerea Portuguesa, FAP), National Republican Guard (Guarda Nacional Republicana) (2005)
Puerto RicoPuerto Rico no regular indigenous military forces; paramilitary National Guard, Police Force
QatarQatar Qatari Amiri Land Force (QALF), Qatari Amiri Navy (QAN), Qatari Amiri Air Force (QAAF) (2007)
RomaniaRomania Land Forces, Naval Forces, Romanian Air Force (Fortele Aeriene Romane, FAR), Special Operations (2008)
RussiaRussia Ground Forces (SV), Navy (VMF), Air Forces (Voyenno-Vozdushniye Sily, VVS); Airborne Troops (VDV), Strategic Rocket Troops (RVSN), and Space Troops (KV) are independent "combat arms," not subordinate to any of the three branches; Russian Ground Forces include the following combat arms: motorized-rifle troops, tank troops, missile and artillery troops, air defense of ground troops (2007)
RwandaRwanda Rwandan Defense Forces: Army, Air Force
Saint Kitts and NevisSaint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis Defense Force (includes Coast Guard), Royal Saint Kitts and Nevis Police Force
Saint LuciaSaint Lucia no regular military forces; Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (includes Special Service Unit, Coast Guard) (2007)
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSaint Vincent and the Grenadines no regular military forces; Royal Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force, Coast Guard (2007)
SamoaSamoa no regular military forces; Samoa Police Force (2005)
San MarinoSan Marino no regular military forces; Voluntary Military Force (Corpi Militari Voluntar) performs ceremonial duties and limited police functions (2006)
Sao Tome and PrincipeSao Tome and Principe Armed Forces of Sao Tome and Principe (FASTP): Army, Coast Guard of Sao Tome e Principe (Guarda Costeira de Sao Tome e Principe, GCSTP), Presidential Guard (2007)
Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia Land Forces (Army), Navy, Air Force, Air Defense Force, National Guard, Ministry of Interior Forces (paramilitary)
SenegalSenegal Army, Senegalese Navy (Marine Senegalaise), Senegalese Air Force (Armee de l'Air du Senegal) (2007)
SerbiaSerbia Serbian Armed Forces (Vojska Srbije, VS): Land Forces Command (includes Serbian naval force, consisting of a river flotilla on the Danube), Joint Operations Command, Air and Air Defense Forces Command (2007)
SeychellesSeychelles Seychelles Defense Force: Army, Coast Guard (includes Naval Wing, Air Wing), National Guard (2005)
Sierra LeoneSierra Leone Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF): Army (includes Air Wing, Navy (Maritime Wing)) (2007)
SingaporeSingapore Singapore Armed Forces: Army, Navy, Republic of Singapore Air Force (includes Air Defense) (2008)
SlovakiaSlovakia Armed Forces of the Slovak Republic (Ozbrojene Sily Slovenskej Republiky): Land Forces (Pozemne Sily), Air Forces (Vzdusne Sily) (2005)
SloveniaSlovenia Slovenian Army (includes air and naval forces)
Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands no regular military forces; Royal Solomon Islands Police (RSIP)
SomaliaSomalia no national-level armed forces (2007)
South AfricaSouth Africa South African National Defense Force (SANDF): South African Army, South African Navy (SAN), South African Air Force (SAAF), Joint Operations Command, Joint Support Command, Military Intelligence, Military Health Service (2007)
SpainSpain Spanish Armed Forces: Army (Ejercito de Tierra), Spanish Navy (Armada Espanola, AE; includes Marine Corps), Spanish Air Force (Ejercito del Aire Espanola, EdA) (2006)
Sri LankaSri Lanka Sri Lankan Army, Sri Lankan Navy, Sri Lankan Air Force (2006)
SudanSudan Sudanese People's Armed Forces (SPAF): Land Forces, Navy, Air Force, Popular Defense Forces (2007)
SurinameSuriname National Army (Nationaal Leger, NL; includes Naval Wing, Air Wing) (2007)
SwazilandSwaziland Umbutfo Swaziland Defense Force (USDF): Ground Force (includes air wing), Royal Swaziland Police Force (RSPF) (2007)
SwedenSweden Swedish Armed Forces (Forsvarsmakten): Army (Armen), Royal Swedish Navy (Marinen), Swedish Air Force (Svenska Flygvapnet) (2006)
SwitzerlandSwitzerland Swiss Armed Forces: Land Forces, Swiss Air Force (Schweizer Luftwaffe); Switzerland has no navy, but maintains a fleet of military patrol boats to patrol Swiss borders (2006)
SyriaSyria Syrian Armed Forces: Syrian Arab Army (includes Syrian Arab Navy), Syrian Arab Air and Air Defense Force (includes Air Defense Command) (2005)
TaiwanTaiwan Army, Navy (includes Marine Corps), Air Force, Coast Guard Administration, Armed Forces Reserve Command, Combined Service Forces Command, Armed Forces Police Command
TajikistanTajikistan Ground Forces, Air and Air Defense Forces, Mobile Force (2008)
TanzaniaTanzania Tanzanian People's Defense Force (Jeshi la Wananchi la Tanzania, JWTZ): Army, Naval Wing (includes Coast Guard), Air Defense Command (includes Air Wing), National Service (2007)
ThailandThailand Royal Thai Army (RTA), Royal Thai Navy (RTN, includes Royal Thai Marine Corps), Royal Thai Air Force (Knogtap Agard Thai, RTAF) (2006)
Timor-LesteTimor-Leste Timor-Leste Defense Force (Forcas de Defesa de Timor-L'este, Falintil (FDTL)): Army, Navy (Armada) (2008)
TogoTogo Togolese Armed Forces (FAT): Army, Navy, Air Force, Gendarmerie (2005)
TongaTonga Tonga Defense Services (TDS): Land Force (Royal Guard), Naval Force (includes Royal Marines, Air Wing) (2008)
Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago Defense Force: Ground Force, Coast Guard (includes air wing) (2004)
TunisiaTunisia Army, Navy, Republic of Tunisia Air Force (Al-Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Jamahiriyah At'tunisia) (2007)
TurkeyTurkey Turkish Armed Forces (TSK): Land Forces, Turkish Naval Forces (Turk Deniz Kuvvetleri, TDK; includes naval air and naval infantry), Turkish Air Force (Turk Hava Kuvvetleri, THK) (2006)
TurkmenistanTurkmenistan Ground Forces, Navy, Air and Air Defense Forces (2007)
TuvaluTuvalu no regular military forces; Police Force
UgandaUganda Uganda Peoples Defense Force (UPDF): Army (includes Marine Unit), Air Force (2007)
UkraineUkraine Ground Forces, Naval Forces, Air Forces (Viyskovo-Povitryani Syly), Air Defense Forces (2002)
United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates Army, Navy (includes Marines and Coast Guard), Air and Air Defense Force, paramilitary forces (includes Federal Police Force)
United KingdomUnited Kingdom Army, Royal Navy (includes Royal Marines), Royal Air Force
United StatesUnited States Army, Navy and Marine Corps, Air Force, and Coast Guard; note - Coast Guard administered in peacetime by the Department of Homeland Security, but in wartime reports to the Department of the Navy
UruguayUruguay Army, Navy (includes naval air arm, Marines, Maritime Prefecture in wartime), Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Uruguaya, FAU) (2006)
UzbekistanUzbekistan Army, Air and Air Defense Forces, National Guard
VanuatuVanuatu no regular military forces; Vanuatu Police Force (VPF), Vanuatu Mobile Force (VMF; includes Police Maritime Wing (PMW)) (2007)
VenezuelaVenezuela National Armed Forces (Fuerzas Armadas Nacionales or FAN): Ground Forces or Army (Fuerzas Terrestres or Ejercito), Naval Forces (Fuerzas Navales or Armada; includes Marines, Coast Guard), Air Force (Fuerzas Aereas or Aviacion), Armed Forces of Cooperation or National Guard (Fuerzas Armadas de Cooperacion or Guardia Nacional)
VietnamVietnam People's Armed Forces: People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN) (includes People's Navy Command (with naval infantry, coast guard), Air and Air Defense Force (Kon Quan Nhan Dan), Border Defense Command), People's Public Security Forces, Militia Force, Self-Defense Forces (2005)
YemenYemen Army (includes Republican Guard), Navy (includes Marines), Yemen Air Force (includes Air Defense Force) (2007)
ZambiaZambia Zambian National Defense Force (ZNDF): Army, Air Force, Police, National Service
ZimbabweZimbabwe Zimbabwe Defense Forces (ZDF): Zimbabwe National Army, Air Force of Zimbabwe (AFZ), Zimbabwe Republic Police (2005)
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