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Military power of France and Pakistan

Country: France Pakistan
Capital: Paris Islamabad
Population: 67 013 000 199 085 847
Area: 640 679 km2 796 095 km2
Nuclear weapons: 300 warheads 120–130 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 55,7 billion $ 7,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,3% 3,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 215 019 643 800
Reserve personnel: 27 680 513 000
Available for military: 14 563 662 48 453 305

Land Forces

Tanks: 406 2 624×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 352 2 890
Total artillery: 448 3 827
Self-propelled artillery: 330 415
Rocket artillery: 13 134

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 036 1 380
Fighter aircraft: 35 186
Multirole aircraf: 150 210
Attack aircraft: 84 82
Helicopters: 480 583

Navy

Total naval: 110 235
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 11 0
Frigates: 11 10
Corvettes: 0 0
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.

Pakistan

16-23 years of age for voluntary military service; soldiers cannot be deployed for combat until age 18; the Pakistani Air Force and Pakistani Navy have inducted their first female pilots and sailors; the Pakistan Air Force recruits aviation technicians at age 15; service obligation (Navy) 10-18 years; retirement required after 18-30 years service or age 40-52.