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Military power of Israel and Japan

Country: Israel Japan
Capital: Jerusalem Tokyo
Population: 8 238 300 126 880 000
Area: 20 770 km2 377 944 km2
Nuclear weapons: 200 warheads 0 warheads
More: Israel military forces description Japan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 17,8 billion $ 46,1 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,8% 1%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 176 500 247 150
Reserve personnel: 445 000 56 100
Available for military: 1 797 960 27 301 443

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 170 686×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 766 2 905
Total artillery: 1 522 1 179
Self-propelled artillery: 614 226
Rocket artillery: 48 99

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 789 1 654
Fighter aircraft: 52 154
Multirole aircraf: 343 134
Attack aircraft: 25 0
Helicopters: 203 719

Navy

Total naval: 74 129
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 38
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 3 6
Submarines: 5 17

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).

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.