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CountryMilitary branches
AfghanistanAfghan National Army (includes Afghan Air Force) (2006)
AlbaniaLand Forces Command (Army), Naval Forces Command, Air Defense Command, General Staff Headquarters (includes Logistics Command, Training and Doctrine Command) (2007)
AlgeriaNational Popular Army (ANP; includes Land Forces), Algerian National Navy (MRA), Air Force (QJJ), Territorial Air Defense Force (2005)
Andorrano regular military forces, Police Service of Andorra
AngolaAngolan Armed Forces (FAA): Army, Navy (Marinha de Guerra, MdG), Angolan National Air Force (FANA) (2007)
Antigua and BarbudaRoyal Antigua and Barbuda Defense Force (2006)
ArgentinaArgentine Army (Ejercito Argentino), Navy of the Argentine Republic (Armada Republica; includes naval aviation and naval infantry), Argentine Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Argentina, FAA) (2007)
ArmeniaArmed Forces: Ground Forces, Nagorno-Karabakh Self Defense Force (NKSDF), Air Force, Air Defense Force (2006)
Arubano regular indigenous military forces; the Netherlands maintains a detachment of marines, a frigate, and an amphibious combat detachment in the neighboring Netherlands Antilles (2005)
AustraliaAustralian Defense Force (ADF): Australian Army, Royal Australian Navy, Royal Australian Air Force, Special Operations Command (2006)
AustriaLand Forces (KdoLdSK), Air Forces (KdoLuSK)
AzerbaijanArmy, Navy, Air and Air Defense Forces (2008)
Bahamas, TheRoyal Bahamian Defense Force: Land Force, Navy, Air Wing (2007)
BahrainBahrain Defense Forces (BDF): Ground Force (includes Air Defense), Naval Force, Air Force, National Guard
BangladeshBangladesh Defense Force: Bangladesh Army, Bangladesh Navy, Bangladesh Air Force (Bangladesh Biman Bahini, BAF) (2008)
BarbadosRoyal Barbados Defense Force: Troops Command, Barbados Coast Guard (2007)
BelarusBelarus Armed Forces: Land Force, Air and Air Defense Force (2008)
BelgiumBelgian Armed Forces: Land Operations Command, Naval Operations Command, Air Operations Commands (2005)
BelizeBelize Defense Force (BDF): Army, Maritime Wing, Air Wing, and Volunteer Guard
BeninBenin 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)
Bermudano regular military forces; Bermuda Police Service, Bermuda Reserve Constabulary, Bermuda Regiment
BhutanRoyal Bhutan Army (includes Royal Bodyguard and Royal Bhutan Police) (2008)
BoliviaBolivian Armed Forces: Bolivian Army (Ejercito Boliviano), Bolivian Navy (Armada Boliviana; includes marines), Bolivian Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Boliviana, FAB) (2008)
Bosnia and HerzegovinaVF 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 Defense Force (includes an air wing) (2006)
BrazilBrazilian 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)
BruneiRoyal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF): Royal Brunei Land Forces, Royal Brunei Navy, Royal Brunei Air Force (Tentera Udara Diraja Brunei) (2008)
BulgariaBulgarian Armed Forces: Ground Forces, Naval Forces, Bulgarian Air Forces (Bulgarski Voennovazdyshni Sily, BVVS) (2008)
Burkina FasoArmy, Air Force of Burkina Faso (Force Aerienne de Burkina Faso, FABF), National Gendarmerie (2006)
BurmaMyanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw): Army, Navy, Air Force (Tatmadaw Lay) (2008)
BurundiNational Defense Force (Forces de Defense Nationales, FDN): Army (includes Naval Detachment and Air Wing) (2008)
CambodiaRoyal Cambodian Armed Forces: Royal Cambodian Army, Royal Khmer Navy, Royal Cambodian Air Force (2008)
CameroonCameroon Armed Forces: Army, Navy (includes naval infantry), Air Force (Armee de l'Air du Cameroun, AAC) (2008)
CanadaCanadian Forces: Land Forces Command (LFC), Maritime Command (MARCOM), Air Command (AIRCOM), Canada Command (homeland security) (2008)
Cape VerdePeople's Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARP): Army, Coast Guard (includes maritime air wing) (2007)
Cayman Islandsno regular military forces; Royal Cayman Islands Police Force
Central African RepublicCentral African Armed Forces (Forces Armees Centrafricaines, FACA): Ground Forces, General Directorate of Gendarmerie Inspection (DGIG), Military Air Service, National Police (2008)
ChadChadian National Army (Armee Nationale Tchadienne, ANT), Chadian Air Force (Force Aerienne Tchadienne, FAT), Gendarmerie (2007)
ChileArmy 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)
ChinaPeople'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)
ColombiaNational 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)
ComorosNational Development Army (AND): Comoran Security Force; Comoran Federal Police (2007)
Congo, Democratic Republic of theArmed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC): Army, Navy, Congolese Air Force (Force Aerienne Congolaise, FAC) (2008)
Congo, Republic of theCongolese Armed Forces (Forces Armees Congolaises, FAC): Army, Navy, Congolese Air Force (Armee de l'Air Congolaise), Gendarmerie, Special Presidential Security Guard (GSSP) (2008)
Cook Islandsno regular military forces; National Police Department (2007)
Costa Ricano regular military forces; Ministry of Public Security, Government, and Police (2006)
Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire Defense and Security Forces (FDSC): Army, Navy, Air Force (2006)
CroatiaArmed 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)
CubaRevolutionary 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)
CyprusRepublic of Cyprus: Greek Cypriot National Guard (GCNG; includes air and naval elements); north Cyprus: Turkish Cypriot Security Force (GKK)
Czech RepublicArmy of the Czech Republic (ACR): Joint Forces Command (includes Army and Air Forces), Support and Training Forces Command (2007)
DenmarkDefense Command: Army Operational Command, Admiral Danish Fleet, Island Command Greenland, Tactical Air Command (2006)
DjiboutiDjibouti National Army (includes Navy and Air Force)
Dominicano regular military forces; Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force (includes coast guard) (2006)
Dominican RepublicArmy, Navy, Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Dominicana, FAD) (2007)
EcuadorArmy, Navy (includes Naval Infantry, Naval Aviation, Coast Guard), Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Ecuatoriana, FAE) (2007)
EgyptArmy, Navy, Air Force, Air Defense Command
El SalvadorSalvadoran Army (ES), Salvadoran Navy (FNES), Salvadoran Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Salvadorena, FAS) (2008)
Equatorial GuineaNational Guard (Guardia Nacional (Army), with Coast Guard (Navy) and Air Wing) (2008)
EritreaEritrean Armed Forces: Ground Forces, Navy, Air Force (2008)
EstoniaEstonian Defense Forces: Land Force, Navy, Air Force (Eesti Ohuvagi), Volunteer Defense League (Kaitseliit, KL) (2008)
EthiopiaEthiopian 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)no regular military forces
Faroe Islandsno regular military forces
FijiRepublic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF): Land Forces, Naval Forces (2008)
FinlandFinnish Defense Forces (FDF): Army, Navy (includes coastal defense forces), Air Force (Suomen Ilmavoimat) (2006)
FranceArmy (includes marines, Foreign Legion, light aviation), Navy (includes naval air), Air Force (includes air defense), National Gendarmerie
French Polynesiano regular military forces; Gendarmerie and National Police Force
GabonArmy, Navy, Air Force, National Gendarmerie, National Police
Gambia, TheGambian National Army (National Guard, GNA), Gambian Navy (GN) (2007)
Gaza Stripin accordance with the peace agreement, the Palestinian Authority is not permitted conventional military forces; there are, however, public security forces (2007)
GeorgiaGeorgian Armed Forces: Land Forces (includes National Guard), Navy, Air and Air Defense Forces (2006)
GermanyFederal 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)
GhanaGhanaian Army, Ghanaian Navy, Ghanaian Air Force (2007)
GibraltarRoyal Gibraltar Regiment
GreeceHellenic Army (Ellinikos Stratos, ES), Hellenic Navy (Ellinikos Polemiko Navtiko, EPN), Hellenic Air Force (Elliniki Polimiki Aeroporia, EPA) (2007)
Grenadano regular military forces; Royal Grenada Police Force (includes Coast Guard) (2007)
GuatemalaArmy, Navy (includes Marines), Air Force
GuineaArmy, Navy, Air Force, Presidential Guard (2007)
Guinea-BissauPeople's Revolutionary Armed Force (FARP): Army, Navy, Air Force; paramilitary force
GuyanaGuyana Defense Force: Army (includes Coast Guard, Air Corps) (2007)
Haitino 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)Pontifical Swiss Guard (Corpo della Guardia Svizzera Pontificia)
HondurasArmy, Navy (includes Naval Infantry), Honduran Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Hondurena, FAH) (2007)
Hong Kongno 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
HungaryGround Forces, Hungarian Air Force (Magyar Legiero, ML) (2008)
Icelandno regular military forces; Icelandic National Police (2006)
IndiaArmy, 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)
IndonesiaIndonesian 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)
IranIslamic 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)
IraqIraqi 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)
IrelandIrish Defense Forces (Oglaigh na h-Eireann): Army (includes Naval Service and Air Corps) (2006)
IsraelIsrael Defense Forces (IDF), Israel Naval Forces (INF), Israel Air Force (IAF) (2007)
ItalyArmy (Esercito Italiano, EI), Navy (Marina Militare Italiana, MMI), Air Force (Aeronautica Militare Italiana, AMI), Carabinieri Corps (Corpo dei Carabinieri, CC) (2005)
JamaicaJamaica Defense Force: Ground Forces, Coast Guard, Air Wing (2007)
JapanJapanese 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)
JordanJordanian 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)
KazakhstanGround Forces, Naval Force, Air and Air Defense Forces, Republican Guard
KenyaKenyan Army, Kenyan Navy, Kenyan Air Force (2007)
Kiribatino regular military forces; Police Force (carries out law enforcement functions and paramilitary duties; small police posts are on all islands) (2007)
Korea, NorthNorth Korean People's Army: Ground Forces, Navy, Air Force; civil security forces (2005)
Korea, SouthArmy, Navy, Republic of Korea Air Force (Han-guk Kong Goon), Marine Corps, National Maritime Police (coast guard) (2006)
KuwaitLand Forces, Kuwaiti Navy, Kuwaiti Air Force (Al-Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Kuwaitiya), National Guard (2007)
KyrgyzstanArmy, Air Force, National Guard (2005)
LaosLao People's Armed Forces (LPAF): Lao People's Army (LPA; includes Riverine Force), Air Force (2008)
LatviaLatvian Republic Defense Force: Ground Forces, Navy, Air Force (Latvijas Gaisa Spelki), Border Guard, Latvian Home Guard (Latvijas Zemessardze) (2007)
LebanonLebanese Armed Forces (LAF): Army, Navy, and Air Force (2007)
LesothoLesotho Defense Force (LDF): Army and Air Wing
LiberiaArmed Forces of Liberia (AFL): Army, Navy, Air Force
LibyaArmed Peoples on Duty (APOD, Army), Libyan Arab Navy, Libyan Arab Air Force (Al-Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Jamahiriya al-Arabia al-Libyya, LAAF) (2007)
LithuaniaGround Forces, Naval Force, Lithuanian Military Air Forces, National Defense Volunteer Forces (2005)
LuxembourgArmy
Macauno regular military forces
MacedoniaArmy of the Republic of Macedonia (ARM): Joint Operational Command, with subordinate Air Wing (Makedonsko Voeno Vozduhoplovstvo, MVV), Special Operations Regiment (2007)
MadagascarPeople's Armed Forces: Intervention Force, Development Force, and Aeronaval Force (navy and air); National Gendarmerie
MalawiMalawi Armed Forces: Army (includes Air Wing and Naval Detachment) (2007)
MalaysiaMalaysian 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 National Defense Force (MNDF): Quick Reaction Force, Security Protection Group, Coast Guard (2007)
MaliMalian Armed Forces: Army, Republic of Mali Air Force (Force Aerienne de la Republique du Mali, FARM), National Guard (2007)
MaltaArmed Forces of Malta (AFM; includes air and maritime elements) (2005)
Marshall Islandsno 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)
MauritaniaMauritanian Armed Forces: Army, Mauritanian Navy (Marine Mauritanienne; includes naval infantry), Air Force (Force Aerienne Islamique de Mauritanie, FAIM) (2007)
Mauritiusno regular military forces; National Police Force, Special Mobile Force, National Coast Guard (2007)
MexicoSecretariat 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 ofno regular military forces (2007)
MoldovaNational Army: Ground Forces, Rapid Reaction Forces, Air and Air Defense Forces (2006)
MongoliaMongolian Armed Forces: Mongolian Army, Mongolian Air Force; there is no navy (2008)
Montserratno regular military forces; Royal Montserrat Police Force (2005)
MoroccoRoyal 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 Armed Defense Forces (FADM): Mozambique Army, Mozambique Navy (Marinha Mocambique, MM), Mozambique Air Force (Forca Aerea de Mocambique, FAM) (2006)
NamibiaNamibian Defense Force: Army, Navy, Air Wing (2006)
Nauruno regular military forces; Nauru Police Force (2008)
NepalNepalese Army, Armed Police Force (2008)
NetherlandsRoyal 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 Antillesno regular military forces; National Guard (2008)
New Caledoniano regular indigenous military forces; French Armed Forces (includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Gendarmerie); Police Force
New ZealandNew Zealand Defense Force (NZDF): New Zealand Army, Royal New Zealand Navy, Royal New Zealand Air Force (2008)
NicaraguaNational Army of Nicaragua (ENN; includes Navy, Air Force) (2007)
NigerNigerien Armed Forces (Forces Armees Nigeriennes, FAN): Army, Niger Air Force (2007)
NigeriaNigerian Armed Forces: Army, Navy, Air Force (2007)
Niueno regular indigenous military forces; Police Force
NorwayNorwegian 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)
OmanSultan'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)
PakistanArmy (includes National Guard), Navy (includes Marines and Maritime Security Agency), Pakistan Air Force (Pakistan Fiza'ya) (2007)
Palauno regular military forces; Palau National Police (2008)
Panamaan 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 Defense Force (PNGDF; includes Maritime Operations Element, Air Operations Element) (2008)
ParaguayArmy, National Navy (Armada Nacional, includes Naval Aviation, Marine Corps, General Naval Prefecture), Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Paraguay, FAP) (2006)
PeruPeruvian 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)
PhilippinesArmed Forces of the Philippines (AFP): Army, Navy (includes Marine Corps), Philippine Air Force (Hukbomg Himpapawid ng Pilipinas) (2008)
PolandPolish Armed Forces: Land Forces (includes Navy (Marynarka Wojenna, MW)), Polish Air Force (Sily Powietrzne Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej, SPRP) (2008)
PortugalArmy, Navy (Marinha Portuguesa; includes Marine Corps), Air Force (Forca Aerea Portuguesa, FAP), National Republican Guard (Guarda Nacional Republicana) (2005)
Puerto Ricono regular indigenous military forces; paramilitary National Guard, Police Force
QatarQatari Amiri Land Force (QALF), Qatari Amiri Navy (QAN), Qatari Amiri Air Force (QAAF) (2007)
RomaniaLand Forces, Naval Forces, Romanian Air Force (Fortele Aeriene Romane, FAR), Special Operations (2008)
RussiaGround 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)
RwandaRwandan Defense Forces: Army, Air Force
Saint Kitts and NevisSaint Kitts and Nevis Defense Force (includes Coast Guard), Royal Saint Kitts and Nevis Police Force
Saint Luciano regular military forces; Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (includes Special Service Unit, Coast Guard) (2007)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadinesno regular military forces; Royal Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force, Coast Guard (2007)
Samoano regular military forces; Samoa Police Force (2005)
San Marinono regular military forces; Voluntary Military Force (Corpi Militari Voluntar) performs ceremonial duties and limited police functions (2006)
Sao Tome and PrincipeArmed 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 ArabiaLand Forces (Army), Navy, Air Force, Air Defense Force, National Guard, Ministry of Interior Forces (paramilitary)
SenegalArmy, Senegalese Navy (Marine Senegalaise), Senegalese Air Force (Armee de l'Air du Senegal) (2007)
SerbiaSerbian 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 Defense Force: Army, Coast Guard (includes Naval Wing, Air Wing), National Guard (2005)
Sierra LeoneRepublic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF): Army (includes Air Wing, Navy (Maritime Wing)) (2007)
SingaporeSingapore Armed Forces: Army, Navy, Republic of Singapore Air Force (includes Air Defense) (2008)
SlovakiaArmed Forces of the Slovak Republic (Ozbrojene Sily Slovenskej Republiky): Land Forces (Pozemne Sily), Air Forces (Vzdusne Sily) (2005)
SloveniaSlovenian Army (includes air and naval forces)
Solomon Islandsno regular military forces; Royal Solomon Islands Police (RSIP)
Somaliano national-level armed forces (2007)
South AfricaSouth 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)
SpainSpanish 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 Lankan Army, Sri Lankan Navy, Sri Lankan Air Force (2006)
SudanSudanese People's Armed Forces (SPAF): Land Forces, Navy, Air Force, Popular Defense Forces (2007)
SurinameNational Army (Nationaal Leger, NL; includes Naval Wing, Air Wing) (2007)
SwazilandUmbutfo Swaziland Defense Force (USDF): Ground Force (includes air wing), Royal Swaziland Police Force (RSPF) (2007)
SwedenSwedish Armed Forces (Forsvarsmakten): Army (Armen), Royal Swedish Navy (Marinen), Swedish Air Force (Svenska Flygvapnet) (2006)
SwitzerlandSwiss 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)
SyriaSyrian Armed Forces: Syrian Arab Army (includes Syrian Arab Navy), Syrian Arab Air and Air Defense Force (includes Air Defense Command) (2005)
TaiwanArmy, Navy (includes Marine Corps), Air Force, Coast Guard Administration, Armed Forces Reserve Command, Combined Service Forces Command, Armed Forces Police Command
TajikistanGround Forces, Air and Air Defense Forces, Mobile Force (2008)
TanzaniaTanzanian 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)
ThailandRoyal Thai Army (RTA), Royal Thai Navy (RTN, includes Royal Thai Marine Corps), Royal Thai Air Force (Knogtap Agard Thai, RTAF) (2006)
Timor-LesteTimor-Leste Defense Force (Forcas de Defesa de Timor-L'este, Falintil (FDTL)): Army, Navy (Armada) (2008)
TogoTogolese Armed Forces (FAT): Army, Navy, Air Force, Gendarmerie (2005)
TongaTonga Defense Services (TDS): Land Force (Royal Guard), Naval Force (includes Royal Marines, Air Wing) (2008)
Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad and Tobago Defense Force: Ground Force, Coast Guard (includes air wing) (2004)
TunisiaArmy, Navy, Republic of Tunisia Air Force (Al-Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Jamahiriyah At'tunisia) (2007)
TurkeyTurkish 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)
TurkmenistanGround Forces, Navy, Air and Air Defense Forces (2007)
Tuvaluno regular military forces; Police Force
UgandaUganda Peoples Defense Force (UPDF): Army (includes Marine Unit), Air Force (2007)
UkraineGround Forces, Naval Forces, Air Forces (Viyskovo-Povitryani Syly), Air Defense Forces (2002)
United Arab EmiratesArmy, Navy (includes Marines and Coast Guard), Air and Air Defense Force, paramilitary forces (includes Federal Police Force)
United KingdomArmy, Royal Navy (includes Royal Marines), Royal Air Force
United StatesArmy, 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
UruguayArmy, Navy (includes naval air arm, Marines, Maritime Prefecture in wartime), Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Uruguaya, FAU) (2006)
UzbekistanArmy, Air and Air Defense Forces, National Guard
Vanuatuno regular military forces; Vanuatu Police Force (VPF), Vanuatu Mobile Force (VMF; includes Police Maritime Wing (PMW)) (2007)
VenezuelaNational 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)
VietnamPeople'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)
YemenArmy (includes Republican Guard), Navy (includes Marines), Yemen Air Force (includes Air Defense Force) (2007)
ZambiaZambian National Defense Force (ZNDF): Army, Air Force, Police, National Service
ZimbabweZimbabwe Defense Forces (ZDF): Zimbabwe National Army, Air Force of Zimbabwe (AFZ), Zimbabwe Republic Police (2005)

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