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Military power of Philippines and United Kingdom

Country: Philippines United Kingdom
Capital: Manila London
Population: 102 984 100 65 110 000
Area: 300 000 km2 242 495 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 215 warheads
More: Philippines military forces description United Kingdom military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3 billion $ 58,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 125 000 156 940
Reserve personnel: 131 000 75 110
Available for military: 25 614 135 14 856 917

Land Forces

Tanks: 0 407×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 672 4 673
Total artillery: 323 532
Self-propelled artillery: 0 117
Rocket artillery: 0 50

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 221 886
Fighter aircraft: 2 141
Multirole aircraf: 0 89
Attack aircraft: 23 0
Helicopters: 124 386

Navy

Total naval: 132 76
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 6
Frigates: 4 13
Corvettes: 12 0
Submarines: 0 11

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).

United Kingdom

16-33 years of age (officers 17-28) for voluntary military service (with parental consent under 18); no conscription; women serve in military services, but are excluded from ground combat positions and some naval postings; must be citizen of the UK, Commonwealth, or Republic of Ireland; reservists serve a minimum of 3 years, to age 45 or 55; 17 years 6 months of age for voluntary military service by Nepalese citizens in the Brigade of Gurkhas; 16-34 years of age for voluntary military service by Papua New Guinean citizens.