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Military power of Indonesia and China

Country: Indonesia China
Capital: Jakarta Beijing
Population: 258 705 000 1 373 541 278
Area: 1 904 569 km2 9 596 961 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 260 warheads
More: Indonesia military forces description China military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 8,05 billion $ 215 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 1,9%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 395 500 2 300 000
Reserve personnel: 400 000 510 000
Available for military: 52 000 000 385 821 101

Land Forces

Tanks: 408 9 150×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 195 4 788
Total artillery: 300 9 726
Self-propelled artillery: 37 1 710
Rocket artillery: 86 1 770

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 391 3 729
Fighter aircraft: 11 1 199
Multirole aircraf: 39 567
Attack aircraft: 8 300
Helicopters: 164 1 627

Navy

Total naval: 149 749
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 32
Frigates: 8 51
Corvettes: 26 32
Submarines: 5 73

Military service

Indonesia

18-27 years of age for voluntary or compulsory military service; 2-year conscript service obligation; 17 year olds are eligible to become cadets at military higher education institutes, where they are classified as military personnel.

China

18-24 years of age for selective compulsory military service, with a 2-year service obligation; no minimum age for voluntary service (all officers are volunteers); 18-19 years of age for women high school graduates who meet requirements for specific military jobs; a recent military decision allows women in combat roles.