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Military power of France and Netherlands

Country: France Netherlands
Capital: Paris Amsterdam
Population: 67 013 000 17 000 059
Area: 640 679 km2 41 543 km2
Nuclear weapons: 300 warheads 0 warheads
More: France military forces description Netherlands military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 55,7 billion $ 8,9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,3% 1,2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 215 019 59 346
Reserve personnel: 27 680 32 200
Available for military: 14 563 662 7 728 129

Land Forces

Tanks: 406 18×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 352 1 046
Total artillery: 448 57
Self-propelled artillery: 330 57
Rocket artillery: 13 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 036 187
Fighter aircraft: 35 0
Multirole aircraf: 150 63
Attack aircraft: 84 0
Helicopters: 480 99

Navy

Total naval: 110 56
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 11 4
Frigates: 11 2
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 10 4

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.

Netherlands

17 years of age for an all-volunteer force.