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Military power of Finland and China

Country: Finland China
Capital: Helsinki Beijing
Population: 5 488 543 1 373 541 278
Area: 338 424 km2 9 596 961 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 260 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 3,1 billion $ 215 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 1,9%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 33 386 2 300 000
Reserve personnel: 900 000 510 000
Available for military: 1 155 368 385 821 101

Land Forces

Tanks: 199 9 150×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 816 4 788
Total artillery: 908 9 726
Self-propelled artillery: 120 1 710
Rocket artillery: 56 1 770

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 207 3 729
Fighter aircraft: 0 1 199
Multirole aircraf: 54 567
Attack aircraft: 0 300
Helicopters: 27 1 627

Navy

Total naval: 63 749
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 32
Frigates: 0 51
Corvettes: 0 32
Submarines: 0 73

Military service

Finland

18 years of age for male voluntary and compulsory - and female voluntary - national military and nonmilitary service; service obligation 6-12 months; military obligation to age 60

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.