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Military power of Azerbaijan and China

Country: Azerbaijan China
Capital: Baku Beijing
Population: 9 713 500 1 373 541 278
Area: 86 600 km2 9 596 961 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 260 warheads
More: Azerbaijan military forces description China military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 1,46 billion $ 215 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3% 1,9%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 66 940 2 300 000
Reserve personnel: 300 000 510 000
Available for military: 3 000 000 385 821 101

Land Forces

Tanks: 615 9 150×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 937 4 788
Total artillery: 704 9 726
Self-propelled artillery: 190 1 710
Rocket artillery: 224 1 770

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 127 3 729
Fighter aircraft: 5 1 199
Multirole aircraf: 13 567
Attack aircraft: 11 300
Helicopters: 75 1 627

Navy

Total naval: 31 749
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 32
Frigates: 1 51
Corvettes: 0 32
Submarines: 4 73

Military service

Azerbaijan

18-35 years of age for cumpulsory military service; service obligation 18 months or 12 months for university graduates; 17 years of age for voluntary service; 17 year olds are considered to be on active service at cadet military schools.

China

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.