Restrictions are placed on military recruiting in terms of the overall manning requirement and quality of the individuals applying. The numbers of recruits required every year are derived from the requirement for trained manpower to sustain the service's delivery of operational capability and the manning structures that support it. In order to assure operational capability, recruits must meet the three services' entry standards.
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|(1) Due to ongoing JPA data validation the figures are provisional and subject to review. Therefore the tri-service total is provisional. |
1. Recruiting target figures provided by single services. Figures for FY 2007-08 show position as at 31 January 2008.
2. All intake from civil life figures have been provided by DASA (Quad-Service)—TSP 1. Numbers have been rounded to nearest 10. Due to the rounding methods used, totals may not equal the sum of the parts.