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French Armed forces

France
Capital: Paris
Area: 640 679 km2
Population: 67 013 000
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Military budget
55,7 billion $
Percent of GDP
2,3
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
203 000
Reserve personnel
68 000
Available for military
14 563 662

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
6 352
Total artillery
448
Self-propelled guns
330
Rocket artillery
13
Current equipment main models

Tanks

TypeNameNumber

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
-PVP1181
-VBL1466
-Nexter Aravis14
-Buffalo4

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
-AMX 30 AuF1183
-AMX 30 AuF270

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber

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
1 076
Fighters
38
Multirole aircraft
150
Attack aircraft
89
Helicopters
512
Current equipment main models

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Multirole aircraft

Attack aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-Dassault Mirage 2000N 2000D89

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-Aérospatiale Puma103
-Aérospatiale Gazelle111
-Eurocopter Fennec58
-Westland Lynx16
-Eurocopter SA365 Dauphin8
-Aérospatiale Alouette III18

Navy

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.
Total naval
109
Aircraft carriers
4
Destroyers
10
Frigates
11
Corvettes
0
Submarines
10
Current equipment main models

Aircraft carriers

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
-Aquitaine class4
-Cassard class2

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
-Floréal class6

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
--

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
-Triomphant class4
-Rubis class6