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Mongolia

Defense

The defense, which is based on general military duty with an initial service of 12 months, comprises (2008) 8,600 men and has 6 regiments, 13 armed helicopters, etc. The reserves comprise a total of 137,000 men. Semi-military security and border forces amount to 7,200 men. The material is outdated and of Soviet origin.

Military of Mongolia

Defense costs decreased in 1985-2006 from 9.0% to 0.8% of GDP. To see related acronyms about this country, please check ABBREVIATIONFINDER where you can see that MNG stands for Mongolia. Mongolia participates in UN peacekeeping operations in nine countries, including Iraq (MNF), Liberia (UNMIL) and Serbia (KFOR).

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