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Military power of Israel and USA

Country: Israel USA
Capital: Jerusalem Washington
Population: 8 238 300 324 527 000
Area: 20 770 km2 9 857 306 km2
Nuclear weapons: 200 warheads 7 200 warheads
More: Israel military forces description USA military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 17,8 billion $ 554,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,8% 3,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 176 500 1 301 300
Reserve personnel: 445 000 811 000
Available for military: 1 797 960 73 270 043

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 170 8 848×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 766 46 000
Total artillery: 1 522 3 269
Self-propelled artillery: 614 950
Rocket artillery: 48 1 197

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 789 12 100
Fighter aircraft: 52 388
Multirole aircraf: 343 2 062
Attack aircraft: 25 470
Helicopters: 203 5 000

Navy

Total naval: 74 436
Aircraftcarriers: 0 20
Destroyers: 0 85
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 3 0
Submarines: 5 70

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).

USA

18 years of age (17 years of age with parental consent) for male and female voluntary service; no conscription; maximum enlistment age 42 (Army), 27 (Air Force), 34 (Navy), 28 (Marines); service obligation 8 years, including 2-5 years active duty (Army), 2 years active (Navy), 4 years active (Air Force, Marines); DoD is eliminating prohibitions restricting women from assignments in units smaller than brigades or near combat units.