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Military power of Japan and Philippines

Country: Japan Philippines
Capital: Tokyo Manila
Population: 126 880 000 102 984 100
Area: 377 944 km2 300 000 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Japan military forces description Philippines military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 46,1 billion $ 3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 1,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 247 150 125 000
Reserve personnel: 56 100 131 000
Available for military: 27 301 443 25 614 135

Land Forces

Tanks: 686 0×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 905 672
Total artillery: 1 179 323
Self-propelled artillery: 226 0
Rocket artillery: 99 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 654 221
Fighter aircraft: 154 2
Multirole aircraf: 134 0
Attack aircraft: 0 23
Helicopters: 719 124

Navy

Total naval: 129 132
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 38 0
Frigates: 0 4
Corvettes: 6 12
Submarines: 17 0

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.

Philippines

17-23 years of age (officers 20-24) for voluntary military service; no conscription; applicants must be single male or female Philippine citizens with either 72 college credit hours (enlisted) or a baccalaureate degree (officers).