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Military power of Egypt and China

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
More: Egypt military forces description China military forces description

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

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.