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Encyclopedia > Military of Serbia and Montenegro
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The military of Serbia and Montenegro, VSCG, is the Army of Serbia and Montenegro (Војска Србије и Црне Горе - ВСЦГ), which includes ground forces with internal and border troops, naval forces, air and air defense forces, and civil defense. Civilians fit for military service are estimated at about 2,088,595 (2001 est.). The 2002 estimate for military expenditures as percent of GDP is 3.6%. Significant reforms are undergoing in the military of Serbia and Montenegro. The Military of Serbia and Montenegro is currently enduring significant financial problems and of course the new issue since the independence of Montenegro. Serbia and Montenegro is part of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia which remained after Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Macedonia broke away from it. ... Serbia was formerly an autonomous principality (1817–1878), independent principality (1878–1882), independent kingdom (1882–1918), part of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (1918–1941) (since 1929 the Kingdom of Yugoslavia), nazi occupied puppet state (1941–1944), socialist republic within Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (1945–1992) and... The history of Montenegro begins in the early Middle Ages, after the arrival of the Slavs into that part of the former Roman province of Dalmatia that forms present-day Montenegro. ... Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija in all south Slavic languages) is a term used for three separate but successive political entities that existed during most of the 20th century on the Balkan Peninsula in Europe. ... This article describes history of Kosovo. ... On 4 February 2003 parliament of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia agreed to a weaker form of cooperation between Serbia and Montenegro within a commonwealth called Serbia and Montenegro. After June 1999, Kosovo was made a United Nations protectorate, under the UN Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) based in PriÅ¡tina. ... Telephones - main lines in use 2. ... Population: 10,600,000 (Serbia - 9,981,929; Montenegro - 620,000) note: Age structure: 0-14 years: Serbia - 19. ... // Ottoman Rule 14th century The Dečani Charter from 1330[citation needed] contained detailed list of households and chartered villages in Metohija and northwestern Albania: 3 of 89 settlements were Albanian, the other being non-Albanian. ... This article presents the demographic history of Montenegro through census results. ... This is a list of cities in Serbia and Montenegro. ... This is a list of places in Serbia, including both cities and villages. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... This article is 200 KB or more in size. ... This is a list of mountains in Serbia and Montenegro. ... Geographical regions in Serbia This is a list of some of Geographical regions in Serbia and Montenegro. ... Serbia and Montenegros beer (Serbian language: пиво/pivo) isnt really well-known or famous outside of its national borders. ... Serbia and Montenegro is a Balkan country, recently ravaged by war that has caused widespread migration and cultural oppression. ... Image File history File links VSCG.jpg From Serbian Wikipedia File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links VSCG.jpg From Serbian Wikipedia File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Army (from French armée) can, in some countries, refer to any armed force. ... The multinational Combined Task Force One Five Zero (CTF-150) The British Grand Fleet, the supreme naval force of WW1 A rare occurrence of a 5-country multinational fleet, during Operation Enduring Freedom in the Oman Sea. ... An air force is a military or armed service that primarily conducts aerial warfare. ... The old United States Civil Defense logo. ...


Military branches: Army (Kopna vojska - Kov VSCG) (including ground forces with border troops, naval forces, air and air defense forces)


Military manpower - military age: 19 years of age (2003 est.)


Military manpower - availability:
males age 15-49: 2,579,620 (2003 est.)


Military manpower - fit for military service:
males age 15-49: 2,077,660 (2003 est.)


Military manpower - reaching military age annually:
males: 81,547 (2003 est.)


Military expenditures - dollar figure: $654 million (2002) The dollar (represented by the dollar sign: $) is the name of the official currency in several countries, dependencies and other regions. ...


Military expenditures - percent of GDP: 3.6% (2002. est.)


International Deployment - the VSCG is part of MONUC, the UN mission in the Congo, and was part of UNAMSIL, the UN mission in Sierra Leone. MONUC is a French acronym for Mission de l Organisation des Nations unies en République démocratique du Congo, in English: Mission of the United Nations (UN) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). ... The United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL) is a United Nations peacekeeping operation in Sierra Leone. ...


Current chief of staff of the Military of Serbia and Montenegro is general Ljubiša Jokić. LjubiÅ¡a Jokić (Serbian Cyrillic: Љубиша Јокић) (24 September 1958) is a general in the Military of Serbia and Montenegro. ...


References and links

  • Serbia and Montenegro
  • SCG Defence Ministry official site
  • Serbian and Montenegrin Armed Forces official site
  • Serbian and Montenegrin Armed Forces / Vojska Srbije i Crne Gore - VSCG
  • Army of Yugoslavia / Vojska Jugoslavije
  • The Great Secret of Serbian Military Affair

See also


  Results from FactBites:
 
Military of Serbia and Montenegro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (242 words)
The military of Serbia and Montenegro, VSCG, is the Army of Serbia and Montenegro (Војска Србије и Црне Горе - ВСЦГ), which includes ground forces with internal and border troops, naval forces, air and air defense forces, and civil defense.
The 2002 estimate for military expenditures as percent of GDP is 3.6%.
Significant reforms are undergoing in the military of Serbia and Montenegro.
Serbia and Montenegro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1483 words)
Serbia and Montenegro (Serbian: Србија и Црна Гора / Srbija i Crna Gora, abbreviated as СЦГ/SCG), State Union of Serbia and Montenegro, abbreviated as SUSM), was a confederated union of Serbia and Montenegro, which existed between 2003 and 2006.
The large Albanian population was chiefly concentrated in Kosovo, with smaller populations in the Preševo and Bujanovac municipalities in Central Serbia, and in the south-east of Montenegro (Ulcinj municipality).
Serbia, and in particular the valley of the Morava is often described as "the crossroads between the East and the West" - one of the primary reasons for its turbulent history.
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