Lesotho Military - 2002
SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Military branches Lesotho Defense Force (LDF; including Army and Air Wing), Royal Lesotho Mounted Police
Military manpower - availability
Military manpower - fit for military service
Military expenditures - dollar figure $34 million (1999)
Military expenditures - percent of GDP NA%
Military - note
The Lesotho Government in 1999 began an open debate on the future structure, size, and role of the armed forces, especially considering the Lesotho Defense Force's (LDF) history of intervening in political affairs.
NOTE: The information regarding Lesotho on this page is re-published from the 2002 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Lesotho Military 2002 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Lesotho Military 2002 should be addressed to the CIA.