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Military power of China and Netherlands

Country: China Netherlands
Capital: Beijing Amsterdam
Population: 1 373 541 278 17 000 059
Area: 9 596 961 km2 41 543 km2
Nuclear weapons: 260 warheads 0 warheads
More: China military forces description Netherlands military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 215 billion $ 8,9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,9% 1,2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 2 300 000 59 346
Reserve personnel: 510 000 32 200
Available for military: 385 821 101 7 728 129

Land Forces

Tanks: 9 150 18×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 788 1 046
Total artillery: 9 726 57
Self-propelled artillery: 1 710 57
Rocket artillery: 1 770 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 3 729 187
Fighter aircraft: 1 199 0
Multirole aircraf: 567 63
Attack aircraft: 300 0
Helicopters: 1 627 99

Navy

Total naval: 749 56
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 32 4
Frigates: 51 2
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.

Netherlands

17 years of age for an all-volunteer force.