Slovenian Armed Forces

The Slovenian Armed Forces or Slovenian Army (SAF; Slovene: Slovenska vojska; [SV]) are the armed forces of Slovenia. Since 2003, it is organized as a fully professional standing army. The Commander-in-Chief of the SAF is the President of the Republic of Slovenia, while operational command is in the domain of the Chief of the General Staff of the Slovenian Armed Forces.

Slovenian Armed Forces
Slovenska vojska
Slovenian Army emblem
Flag of the Slovenian Armed Forces

Anthem of the Slovenian Army:
Founded1991; 30 years ago (1991)
Service branchesSlovenian Ground Force
Slovenian Air Force and Air Defence
Slovenian Navy
Commander-in-Chief Borut Pahor
Minister of Defence Matej Tonin
Chief of the General Staff Major general Robert Glavaš
ConscriptionAbolished in 2003
Fit for
military service
402,484 (2009 est.)[1], age 16–49
Active personnel~6,700 [2] (as of May 2018)
Reserve personnel~1,000 (contract reserve soldiers) ~25.000 (tactical reserve)
Budget548 million €[3]
Percent of GDP1.04% (2019)[3]
Related articles
HistorySlovenian War of Independence
Slovenian Territorial Defence
RanksSlovenian military ranks