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Military power of Philippines and Vietnam

Country: Philippines Vietnam
Capital: Manila Hanoi
Population: 102 984 100 92 700 000
Area: 300 000 km2 332 698 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Philippines military forces description Vietnam military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3 billion $ 5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 2,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 125 000 482 000
Reserve personnel: 131 000 3 000 000
Available for military: 25 614 135 30 000 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 0 1 509×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 672 2 380
Total artillery: 323 2 524
Self-propelled artillery: 0 280
Rocket artillery: 0 1 094

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 221 274
Fighter aircraft: 2 37
Multirole aircraf: 0 24
Attack aircraft: 23 36
Helicopters: 124 145

Navy

Total naval: 132 173
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 4 7
Corvettes: 12 23
Submarines: 0 6

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).

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.