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Military power of France and Vietnam

Country: France Vietnam
Capital: Paris Hanoi
Population: 67 013 000 92 700 000
Area: 640 679 km2 332 698 km2
Nuclear weapons: 300 warheads 0 warheads
More: France military forces description Vietnam military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 55,7 billion $ 5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,3% 2,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 215 019 482 000
Reserve personnel: 27 680 3 000 000
Available for military: 14 563 662 30 000 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 406 1 509×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 352 2 380
Total artillery: 448 2 524
Self-propelled artillery: 330 280
Rocket artillery: 13 1 094

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 036 274
Fighter aircraft: 35 37
Multirole aircraf: 150 24
Attack aircraft: 84 36
Helicopters: 480 145

Navy

Total naval: 110 173
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 11 0
Frigates: 11 7
Corvettes: 0 23
Submarines: 10 6

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.

Vietnam

18-25 years of age for male compulsory and voluntary military service; females may volunteer for active duty military service; conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 18 months (Army, Air Defense), 2 years (Navy and Air Force); 18-45 years of age (male) or 18-40 years of age (female) for Militia Force or Self Defense Force service; males may enroll in military schools at age 17.