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Military power of Philippines and Japan

Country: Philippines Japan
Capital: Manila Tokyo
Population: 102 984 100 126 880 000
Area: 300 000 km2 377 944 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Philippines military forces description Japan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3 billion $ 46,1 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 1%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 125 000 247 150
Reserve personnel: 131 000 56 100
Available for military: 25 614 135 27 301 443

Land Forces

Tanks: 0 686×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 672 2 905
Total artillery: 323 1 179
Self-propelled artillery: 0 226
Rocket artillery: 0 99

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 221 1 654
Fighter aircraft: 2 154
Multirole aircraf: 0 134
Attack aircraft: 23 0
Helicopters: 124 719

Navy

Total naval: 132 129
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 38
Frigates: 4 0
Corvettes: 12 6
Submarines: 0 17

Military service

Philippines

17-23 years of age (officers 20-24) for voluntary military service; no conscription; applicants must be single male or female Philippine citizens with either 72 college credit hours (enlisted) or a baccalaureate degree (officers).

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.