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British Armed forces

United Kingdom
Capital: London
Area: 242 495 km2
Population: 65 110 000
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Military budget
58,6 billion $
Percent of GDP
2
Nuclear weapons
215 warheads
Military branches: (British Armed Forces)Army, Royal Navy (includes Royal Marines), Royal Air Force.

Military service age and obligation: 16-33 years of age (officers 17-28) for voluntary military service (with parental consent under 18); no conscription; women serve in military services, but are excluded from ground combat positions and some naval postings; must be citizen of the UK, Commonwealth, or Republic of Ireland; reservists serve a minimum of 3 years, to age 45 or 55; 17 years 6 months of age for voluntary military service by Nepalese citizens in the Brigade of Gurkhas; 16-34 years of age for voluntary military service by Papua New Guinean citizens.
Active personnel
156 940
Reserve personnel
75 110
Available for military
14 856 917
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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
407
AFVs
4 673
Total artillery
532
Self-propelled guns
117
Rocket artillery
50
Current equipment main models

Tanks

TypeNameNumber

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
-FV103 Spartan276
-Foxhound398
-Jackal MWMIK502
-Panther401
-Warthog115
-Husky317

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber

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
886
Fighters
141
Multirole aircraft
89
Attack aircraft
0
Helicopters
386
Current equipment main models

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Multirole aircraft

Attack aircraft

TypeNameNumber
--

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-Westland Lynx 21
-Bell 212 HP5
-Eurocopter AS365N36
-Westland Gazelle AH137
-Westland Sea King12
-EH10155
-Agusta A1094
-Bell Griffin4
-Westland Puma23

Navy

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.
Total naval
76
Aircraft carriers
1
Destroyers
6
Frigates
13
Corvettes
0
Submarines
11
Current equipment main models

Aircraft carriers

TypeNameNumber

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber

Frigates

TypeNameNumber

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
--

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
-Trafalgar-class4
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