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Military power of Russia and Japan

Country: Russia Japan
Capital: Moscow Tokyo
Population: 144 554 993 126 880 000
Area: 17 098 242 km2 377 944 km2
Nuclear weapons: 7 500 warheads 0 warheads
More: Russia military forces description Japan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 69,2 billion $ 46,1 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,3% 1%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 771 000 247 150
Reserve personnel: 2 000 000 56 100
Available for military: 34 765 736 27 301 443

Land Forces

Tanks: 20 050 686×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 30 201 2 905
Total artillery: 14 533 1 179
Self-propelled artillery: 5 943 226
Rocket artillery: 4 020 99

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 4 042 1 654
Fighter aircraft: 629 154
Multirole aircraf: 428 134
Attack aircraft: 752 0
Helicopters: 1 360 719

Navy

Total naval: 313 129
Aircraftcarriers: 1 4
Destroyers: 19 38
Frigates: 6 0
Corvettes: 83 6
Submarines: 61 17

Military service

Russia

18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 1-year service obligation (conscripts can only be sent to combat zones after 6 months of training); reserve obligation for non-officers to age 50; enrollment in military schools from the age of 16, cadets classified as members of the armed forces.

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.