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Compare armed forces

Military power of Israel and France

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

Military service

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).

France

18-25 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; no conscription; 1-year service obligation; women serve in noncombat post.