The defense encompasses (2008) 50,000 men enlisted and is
organized into seven brigades and 17 patrol boats. The
Dominican Republic has no fighter aircraft. Semi-military
security forces amount to 15,000 men. The material is of
varying western origin. To see related acronyms about this country, please check ABBREVIATIONFINDER where you can see that DOM stands for Dominican Republic.
Defense spending decreased in 1996-2006 from 1.3% to 0.7%
of GDP. Dominican Republic participates in UN peacekeeping
operations in Ivory Coast (United Nations Operation in Ivory