Japanese Armed forces

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Population: 126 880 000
Area: 377 944 km2
Capital: Tokyo

Ethnic groups: Japanese 98.5%, Koreans 0.5%, Chinese 0.4%, other 0.6%

Religions: Shintoism 79.2%, Buddhism 66.8%, Christianity 1.5%, other 7.1%

Military branches: (Japan Self-Defense Forces - 自衛隊) Ground Self-Defense Force (Rikujou Jieitai, GSDF), Maritime Self-Defense Force (Kaijou Jieitai, MSDF), Air Self-Defense Force (Koukuu Jieitai, ASDF).

Military service age and obligation: 18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.
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Military budget:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu47,7 billion $

Percent of GDP:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu1%


Active personnel:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu247 150

Reserve personnel:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu56 100

Available for military:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu27 301 443


Possession of nuclear weapons:
NO

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 and rocket artillery.
Tanks:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu686

Armoured fighting vehicles:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu2 905


Total artillery:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu1 179

Self-propelled artillery:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu226

Rocket artillery:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu99


Current equipment main models

Tanks

TypeNameNumber
Type 1066
Type 90340
-Type 74280

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
Maneuver Combat Vehicle4
Type 89120
-Type 82231
-Type 87111
-Komatsu LAV1673
-Type 73338
-Type 96365

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
Type 99111
-M11091

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
M27099

Air Forces

Total aircraft - number of all military aircrafts and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircrafts. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircrafts.
Total aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu1 654


Fighter aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu154

Multirole aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu134

Attack aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu0

Helicopters:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu719


Current equipment main models

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber
F-15 Eagle154

Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-Mitsubishi F-263
F-4 Phantom II71

Attack aircraft

TypeNameNumber
--

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
Boeing AH-64 Apache13
Bell AH-1 Cobra88
-Kawasaki OH-138
-OH-6D106
Boeing CH-47 Chinook58
UH-60 Black Hawk34
Bell UH-1153
-Mitsubishi SH-60114
-AgustaWestland AW1017

Navy

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.
Total naval:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu127


Aircraft carriers:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu2

Destroyers:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu38

Frigates:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu0

Corvettes:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu6

Submarines:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu17


Current equipment main models

Aircraft carriers

TypeNameNumber
-Izumo-class1
-Hyūga-class2

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
Murasame-class9
-Asagiri-class8
-Hatsuyuki-class3
-Takanami-class5
-Akizuki-class4
-Hatakaze-class2
-Kongō-class4
Atago-class2

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
--

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
-Abukuma-class6

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
-Sōryū-class7
-Oyashio-class10
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