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Military power of Pakistan and France

Country: Pakistan France
Capital: Islamabad Paris
Population: 199 085 847 67 013 000
Area: 796 095 km2 640 679 km2
Nuclear weapons: 120–130 warheads 300 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,6 billion $ 55,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,5% 2,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 643 800 215 019
Reserve personnel: 513 000 27 680
Available for military: 48 453 305 14 563 662

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 624 406×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 890 6 352
Total artillery: 3 827 448
Self-propelled artillery: 415 330
Rocket artillery: 134 13

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 380 1 036
Fighter aircraft: 186 35
Multirole aircraf: 210 150
Attack aircraft: 82 84
Helicopters: 583 480

Navy

Total naval: 235 110
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 11
Frigates: 10 11
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 8 10

Military service

Pakistan

16-23 years of age for voluntary military service; soldiers cannot be deployed for combat until age 18; the Pakistani Air Force and Pakistani Navy have inducted their first female pilots and sailors; the Pakistan Air Force recruits aviation technicians at age 15; service obligation (Navy) 10-18 years; retirement required after 18-30 years service or age 40-52.

France

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