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Military power of Netherlands and France

Country: Netherlands France
Capital: Amsterdam Paris
Population: 17 000 059 67 013 000
Area: 41 543 km2 640 679 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 300 warheads
More: Netherlands military forces description France military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 8,9 billion $ 55,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,2% 2,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 59 346 203 000
Reserve personnel: 32 200 68 000
Available for military: 7 728 129 14 563 662

Land Forces

Tanks: 18 406×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 046 6 352
Total artillery: 57 448
Self-propelled artillery: 57 330
Rocket artillery: 0 13

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 187 1 076
Fighter aircraft: 0 38
Multirole aircraf: 63 150
Attack aircraft: 0 89
Helicopters: 99 512

Navy

Total naval: 56 109
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 4 10
Frigates: 2 11
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 4 10

Military service

Netherlands

17 years of age for an all-volunteer force.

France

18-25 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; no conscription; 1-year service obligation; women serve in noncombat post.