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Military power of Pakistan and Vietnam

Country: Pakistan Vietnam
Capital: Islamabad Hanoi
Population: 199 085 847 92 700 000
Area: 796 095 km2 332 698 km2
Nuclear weapons: 120–130 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,6 billion $ 5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,5% 2,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 643 800 482 000
Reserve personnel: 513 000 3 000 000
Available for military: 48 453 305 30 000 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 624 1 509×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 890 2 380
Total artillery: 3 827 2 524
Self-propelled artillery: 415 280
Rocket artillery: 134 1 094

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 380 274
Fighter aircraft: 186 37
Multirole aircraf: 210 24
Attack aircraft: 82 36
Helicopters: 583 145

Navy

Total naval: 235 173
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 10 7
Corvettes: 0 23
Submarines: 8 6

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.

Vietnam

18-25 years of age for male compulsory and voluntary military service; females may volunteer for active duty military service; conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 18 months (Army, Air Defense), 2 years (Navy and Air Force); 18-45 years of age (male) or 18-40 years of age (female) for Militia Force or Self Defense Force service; males may enroll in military schools at age 17.