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Military power of Japan and Israel

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

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

Military service

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.

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).