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Military power of France and Egypt

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

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

Active personnel: 215 019 500 000
Reserve personnel: 27 680 1 000 000
Available for military: 14 563 662 41 157 220

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 036 1 277
Fighter aircraft: 35 113
Multirole aircraf: 150 241
Attack aircraft: 84 82
Helicopters: 480 260

Navy

Total naval: 110 154
Aircraftcarriers: 4 2
Destroyers: 11 0
Frigates: 11 11
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 10 8

Military service

France

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

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.