Colombia from Country Military Database dataset
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Source dataset: Country Military Database dataset , curated by  Vince J

  About Colombia

The country with the second-highest defence budget in South America is Colombia. Colombia's defence expenditure is estimated to be US$10,084M (3.20% of its GDP). Its percentage of GDP allocated to defence spending is the highest in South America.

Colombia has the second-largest military force in South America. With a 516,050-strong military, Colombia has a per-capita ratio of 10.7 military personnel per 1000 in population. Its total military consists of 293,200 active personnel (second-largest in South America), 34,950 reserve personnel and 187,900 from paramilitary forces.

For aerial defence, Colombia has an air force of 86 military aircrafts and 49 attack helicopters.

Colombia has a naval fleet of 9 vessels, including 4 non-nuclear submarines. The naval fleet also possesses numerous warships, including 4 frigates and 1 corvettes.


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