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Military power of Japan and Russia

Country: Japan Russia
Capital: Tokyo Moscow
Population: 126 880 000 144 554 993
Area: 377 944 km2 17 098 242 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 7 500 warheads
More: Japan military forces description Russia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 46,1 billion $ 69,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 5,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 247 150 771 000
Reserve personnel: 56 100 2 000 000
Available for military: 27 301 443 34 765 736

Land Forces

Tanks: 686 20 050×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 905 30 201
Total artillery: 1 179 14 533
Self-propelled artillery: 226 5 943
Rocket artillery: 99 4 020

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 654 4 042
Fighter aircraft: 154 629
Multirole aircraf: 134 428
Attack aircraft: 0 752
Helicopters: 719 1 360

Navy

Total naval: 129 313
Aircraftcarriers: 4 1
Destroyers: 38 19
Frigates: 0 6
Corvettes: 6 83
Submarines: 17 61

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.

Russia

18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 1-year service obligation (conscripts can only be sent to combat zones after 6 months of training); reserve obligation for non-officers to age 50; enrollment in military schools from the age of 16, cadets classified as members of the armed forces.