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Military power of China and Egypt

Country: China Egypt
Capital: Beijing Cairo
Population: 1 373 541 278 89 810 000
Area: 9 596 961 km2 1 010 407 km2
Nuclear weapons: 260 warheads 0 warheads
More: China military forces description Egypt military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 215 billion $ 7,85 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,9% 2,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 2 300 000 500 000
Reserve personnel: 510 000 1 000 000
Available for military: 385 821 101 41 157 220

Land Forces

Tanks: 9 150 3 914×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 788 11 454
Total artillery: 9 726 5 813
Self-propelled artillery: 1 710 995
Rocket artillery: 1 770 1 322

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 3 729 1 277
Fighter aircraft: 1 199 113
Multirole aircraf: 567 241
Attack aircraft: 300 82
Helicopters: 1 627 260

Navy

Total naval: 749 154
Aircraftcarriers: 1 2
Destroyers: 32 0
Frigates: 51 11
Corvettes: 32 6
Submarines: 73 8

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.

Egypt

18-30 years of age for male conscript military service; service obligation - 18-36 months, followed by a 9-year reserve obligation; voluntary enlistment possible from age 16.