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Military power of Netherlands and USA

Country: Netherlands USA
Capital: Amsterdam Washington
Population: 17 000 059 324 527 000
Area: 41 543 km2 9 857 306 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 7 200 warheads
More: Netherlands military forces description USA military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 8,9 billion $ 554,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,2% 3,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 59 346 1 301 300
Reserve personnel: 32 200 811 000
Available for military: 7 728 129 73 270 043

Land Forces

Tanks: 18 8 848×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 046 46 000
Total artillery: 57 3 269
Self-propelled artillery: 57 950
Rocket artillery: 0 1 197

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 187 12 100
Fighter aircraft: 0 388
Multirole aircraf: 63 2 062
Attack aircraft: 0 470
Helicopters: 99 5 000

Navy

Total naval: 56 436
Aircraftcarriers: 0 20
Destroyers: 4 85
Frigates: 2 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 4 70

Military service

Netherlands

17 years of age for an all-volunteer force.

USA

18 years of age (17 years of age with parental consent) for male and female voluntary service; no conscription; maximum enlistment age 42 (Army), 27 (Air Force), 34 (Navy), 28 (Marines); service obligation 8 years, including 2-5 years active duty (Army), 2 years active (Navy), 4 years active (Air Force, Marines); DoD is eliminating prohibitions restricting women from assignments in units smaller than brigades or near combat units.