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Military power of Pakistan and USA

Country: Pakistan USA
Capital: Islamabad Washington
Population: 199 085 847 324 527 000
Area: 796 095 km2 9 857 306 km2
Nuclear weapons: 120–130 warheads 7 200 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,6 billion $ 554,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,5% 3,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 643 800 1 301 300
Reserve personnel: 513 000 811 000
Available for military: 48 453 305 73 270 043

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 624 8 848×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 890 46 000
Total artillery: 3 827 3 269
Self-propelled artillery: 415 950
Rocket artillery: 134 1 197

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 380 12 100
Fighter aircraft: 186 388
Multirole aircraf: 210 2 062
Attack aircraft: 82 470
Helicopters: 583 5 000

Navy

Total naval: 235 436
Aircraftcarriers: 0 20
Destroyers: 0 85
Frigates: 10 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 8 70

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.

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.