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Military power of Netherlands and China

Country: Netherlands China
Capital: Amsterdam Beijing
Population: 17 000 059 1 373 541 278
Area: 41 543 km2 9 596 961 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 260 warheads
More: Netherlands military forces description China military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 8,9 billion $ 215 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,2% 1,9%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 59 346 2 300 000
Reserve personnel: 32 200 510 000
Available for military: 7 728 129 385 821 101

Land Forces

Tanks: 18 9 150×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 046 4 788
Total artillery: 57 9 726
Self-propelled artillery: 57 1 710
Rocket artillery: 0 1 770

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 187 3 729
Fighter aircraft: 0 1 199
Multirole aircraf: 63 567
Attack aircraft: 0 300
Helicopters: 99 1 627

Navy

Total naval: 56 749
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 4 32
Frigates: 2 51
Corvettes: 0 32
Submarines: 4 73

Military service

Netherlands

17 years of age for an all-volunteer force.

China

18-24 years of age for selective compulsory military service, with a 2-year service obligation; no minimum age for voluntary service (all officers are volunteers); 18-19 years of age for women high school graduates who meet requirements for specific military jobs; a recent military decision allows women in combat roles.