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Military power of France and Israel

Country: France Israel
Capital: Paris Jerusalem
Population: 67 013 000 8 238 300
Area: 640 679 km2 20 770 km2
Nuclear weapons: 300 warheads 200 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 55,7 billion $ 17,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,3% 5,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 215 019 176 500
Reserve personnel: 27 680 445 000
Available for military: 14 563 662 1 797 960

Land Forces

Tanks: 406 4 170×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 352 6 766
Total artillery: 448 1 522
Self-propelled artillery: 330 614
Rocket artillery: 13 48

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 036 789
Fighter aircraft: 35 52
Multirole aircraf: 150 343
Attack aircraft: 84 25
Helicopters: 480 203

Navy

Total naval: 110 74
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 11 0
Frigates: 11 0
Corvettes: 0 3
Submarines: 10 5

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.

Israel

18 years of age for compulsory (Jews, Druzes) military service; 17 years of age for voluntary (Christians, Muslims, Circassians) military service; both sexes are obligated to military service; conscript service obligation - 36 months for enlisted men, 21 months for enlisted women, 48 months for officers; pilots commit to 9 years service; reserve obligation to age 41-51 (men), 24 (women).