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Chinese Armed forces

China
Capital: Beijing
Area: 9 596 961 km2
Population: 1 373 541 278
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Military budget
215 billion $
Percent of GDP
1,9
Nuclear weapons
260 warheads
Military branches: (People's Liberation Army - 中国人民解放军 ) Ground Forces, Navy (PLAN; includes marines and naval aviation), Air Force (Zhongguo Renmin Jiefangjun Kongjun, PLAAF; includes Airborne Forces), and Second Artillery Corps (strategic missile force); People's Armed Police (Renmin Wuzhuang Jingcha Budui, PAP); PLA Reserve Force.

Military service age and obligation: 18-24 years of age for selective compulsory military service, with a 2-year service obligation; no minimum age for voluntary service (all officers are volunteers); 18-19 years of age for women high school graduates who meet requirements for specific military jobs; a recent military decision allows women in combat roles.
Active personnel
2 300 000
Reserve personnel
510 000
Available for military
385 821 101
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Land Forces

Armoured fighting vehicles includes infantry fighting vehicles, tank destroyers, armoured personnel carriers, mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles(MRAP), amphibious and reconnaissance vehicles.
Total artillery includes towed, self-propelled gun(SPG) and rocket artillery.
Tanks
9 150
AFVs
4 788
Total artillery
9 726
Self-propelled guns
1 710
Rocket artillery
1 770
Current equipment main models

Tanks

TypeNameNumber
-Type 88500
-Type 79300
-Type 69300
-Type 63800

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
-Type 89-
-Type 90-

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
-Type 89-
-Type 07-
-Type 89-

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
-SY400-
-SY300-
-WS-1-
-WS-2-
-WS-3-

Air Forces

Total aircraft - number of all military aircraft and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircraft. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircraft.
Total aircraft
3 729
Fighters
1 199
Multirole aircraft
567
Attack aircraft
300
Helicopters
1 627
Current equipment main models

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-Shenyang J-8240

Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-Shenyang J-1624

Attack aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-Nanchang Q-5160

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-Changhe Z-1145
-Changhe Z-8/SA321108
-Kamov Ka-319
-Kamov Ka-2819
-AS332 Super Puma6
-Eurocopter AS35053
-Eurocopter EC120 Colibri93
-Harbin Z-9322
-Mil Mi-264
-Aérospatiale Gazelle8
-Sikorsky S-7020
-Aérospatiale SA 321 Super Frelon42
-Changhe Z-185
-Kamov Ka-2819
-Kamov Ka-319

Navy

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.
Total naval
749
Aircraft carriers
1
Destroyers
32
Frigates
51
Corvettes
32
Submarines
73
Current equipment main models

Aircraft carriers

TypeNameNumber

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
-Type 051C2
-Type 052B2
-Type 0516
-Type 051B1
-Type 0522

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
-Type 0542
-Type 053H2G1
-Type 05313

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
-Type 0921
-Type 0951
-Type 0936
-Type 03913
-Kilo12
-Type 03517
-Type 0321
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