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Military power of China and Israel

Country: China Israel
Capital: Beijing Jerusalem
Population: 1 373 541 278 8 238 300
Area: 9 596 961 km2 20 770 km2
Nuclear weapons: 260 warheads 200 warheads
More: China military forces description Israel military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 215 billion $ 17,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,9% 5,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 2 300 000 176 500
Reserve personnel: 510 000 445 000
Available for military: 385 821 101 1 797 960

Land Forces

Tanks: 9 150 4 170×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 788 6 766
Total artillery: 9 726 1 522
Self-propelled artillery: 1 710 614
Rocket artillery: 1 770 48

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 3 729 789
Fighter aircraft: 1 199 52
Multirole aircraf: 567 343
Attack aircraft: 300 25
Helicopters: 1 627 203

Navy

Total naval: 749 74
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 32 0
Frigates: 51 0
Corvettes: 32 3
Submarines: 73 5

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.

Israel

18 years of age for compulsory (Jews, Druzes) military service; 17 years of age for voluntary (Christians, Muslims, Circassians) military service; both sexes are obligated to military service; conscript service obligation - 36 months for enlisted men, 21 months for enlisted women, 48 months for officers; pilots commit to 9 years service; reserve obligation to age 41-51 (men), 24 (women).