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Military power of China and Azerbaijan

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

Military service

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.

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.