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Military power of Russia and Vietnam

Country: Russia Vietnam
Capital: Moscow Hanoi
Population: 144 554 993 92 700 000
Area: 17 098 242 km2 332 698 km2
Nuclear weapons: 7 500 warheads 0 warheads
More: Russia military forces description Vietnam military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 69,2 billion $ 5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,3% 2,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 771 000 482 000
Reserve personnel: 2 000 000 3 000 000
Available for military: 34 765 736 30 000 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 20 050 1 509×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 30 201 2 380
Total artillery: 14 533 2 524
Self-propelled artillery: 5 943 280
Rocket artillery: 4 020 1 094

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 4 042 274
Fighter aircraft: 629 37
Multirole aircraf: 428 24
Attack aircraft: 752 36
Helicopters: 1 360 145

Navy

Total naval: 313 173
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 19 0
Frigates: 6 7
Corvettes: 83 23
Submarines: 61 6

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.

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.