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Military power of Russia and Pakistan

Country: Russia Pakistan
Capital: Moscow Islamabad
Population: 144 554 993 199 085 847
Area: 17 098 242 km2 796 095 km2
Nuclear weapons: 7 500 warheads 120–130 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 69,2 billion $ 7,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,3% 3,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 771 000 643 800
Reserve personnel: 2 000 000 513 000
Available for military: 34 765 736 48 453 305

Land Forces

Tanks: 20 050 2 624×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 30 201 2 890
Total artillery: 14 533 3 827
Self-propelled artillery: 5 943 415
Rocket artillery: 4 020 134

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 4 042 1 380
Fighter aircraft: 629 186
Multirole aircraf: 428 210
Attack aircraft: 752 82
Helicopters: 1 360 583

Navy

Total naval: 313 235
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 19 0
Frigates: 6 10
Corvettes: 83 0
Submarines: 61 8

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.

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.