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Military power of Egypt and France

Country: Egypt France
Capital: Cairo Paris
Population: 89 810 000 67 013 000
Area: 1 010 407 km2 640 679 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 300 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,85 billion $ 55,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,4% 2,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 500 000 203 000
Reserve personnel: 1 000 000 68 000
Available for military: 41 157 220 14 563 662

Land Forces

Tanks: 3 914 406×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 11 454 6 352
Total artillery: 5 813 448
Self-propelled artillery: 995 330
Rocket artillery: 1 322 13

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 277 1 076
Fighter aircraft: 113 38
Multirole aircraf: 241 150
Attack aircraft: 82 89
Helicopters: 260 512

Navy

Total naval: 154 109
Aircraftcarriers: 2 4
Destroyers: 0 10
Frigates: 11 11
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 8 10

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.

France

18-25 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; no conscription; 1-year service obligation; women serve in noncombat post.