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Military power of Egypt and China

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

Military budget: 7,85 billion $ 228 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,4% 1,9%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 438 500 2 300 000
Reserve personnel: 479 000 8 000 000
Available for military: 41 157 220 385 821 101

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Land Forces

Tanks: 3 044 9 150×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 11 454 4 788
Total artillery: 4 000 9 726
Self-propelled artillery: 889 1 710
Rocket artillery: 1 322 1 770

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 373 3 729
Fighter aircraft: 113 1 199
Multirole aircraf: 252 567
Attack aircraft: 121 300
Helicopters: 306 1 627

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Navy

Total naval: 128 749
Aircraftcarriers: 2 1
Destroyers: 0 32
Frigates: 9 51
Corvettes: 4 32
Submarines: 8 73

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Military service

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.

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.