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French Armed forces

France
Capital: Paris
Area: 640 679 km2
Population: 67 087 000
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Military budget
37,4 billion $
Percent of GDP
2,2
Nuclear weapons
300 warheads
Military branches: (Forces armées françaises) Army (Armee de Terre; includes Marines, Foreign Legion, Army Light Aviation), Navy (Marine Nationale), Air Force (Armee de l'Air (AdlA); includes Air Defense).

Military service age and obligation: 18-25 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; no conscription; 1-year service obligation; women serve in noncombat post.
Active personnel
215 019
Reserve personnel
27 680
Available for military
14 563 662
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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
406
AFVs
5 409
Total artillery
804
Self-propelled guns
325
Rocket artillery
13
Current equipment main models

Tanks

TypeNameNumber
AMX Leclerc406

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
VAB2895
VBCI629
AMX-10 RC248
ERC 90 Sagaie100
-PVP1183
-VBL1470

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
-AMX 30 AuF1253
CAESAR72

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
M270 MLRS13

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 aircrafts.
Total aircraft
889
Fighters
40
Multirole aircraft
95
Attack aircraft
84
Helicopters
383
Current equipment main models

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber
Dassault Mirage 200040

Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber
Dassault Rafale95

Attack aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-Dassault Mirage 2000N 2000D84

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
Eurocopter Tiger51
-NH9015
-Aérospatiale Puma102
-Aérospatiale Gazelle110
-Eurocopter Caracal19
Eurocopter Cougar36

Navy

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.
Total naval
115
Aircraft carriers
1
Destroyers
11
Frigates
11
Corvettes
0
Submarines
10
Current equipment main models

Aircraft carriers

TypeNameNumber
Charles de Gaulle1

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
Horizon class2
-Aquitaine class2
-Cassard class2
Georges Leygues class5

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
La Fayette class5
-Floréal class6

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
--

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
-Triomphant class4
-Rubis class6
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