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Military power of USA and Israel

Country: USA Israel
Capital: Washington Jerusalem
Population: 324 527 000 8 238 300
Area: 9 857 306 km2 20 770 km2
Nuclear weapons: 7 200 warheads 200 warheads
More: USA military forces description Israel military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 554,2 billion $ 17,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,8% 5,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 1 301 300 176 500
Reserve personnel: 811 000 445 000
Available for military: 73 270 043 1 797 960

Land Forces

Tanks: 8 848 4 170×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 46 000 6 766
Total artillery: 3 269 1 522
Self-propelled artillery: 950 614
Rocket artillery: 1 197 48

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 12 100 789
Fighter aircraft: 388 52
Multirole aircraf: 2 062 343
Attack aircraft: 470 25
Helicopters: 5 000 203

Navy

Total naval: 436 74
Aircraftcarriers: 20 0
Destroyers: 85 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 0 3
Submarines: 70 5

Military service

USA

18 years of age (17 years of age with parental consent) for male and female voluntary service; no conscription; maximum enlistment age 42 (Army), 27 (Air Force), 34 (Navy), 28 (Marines); service obligation 8 years, including 2-5 years active duty (Army), 2 years active (Navy), 4 years active (Air Force, Marines); DoD is eliminating prohibitions restricting women from assignments in units smaller than brigades or near combat units.

Israel

18 years of age for compulsory (Jews, Druzes) military service; 17 years of age for voluntary (Christians, Muslims, Circassians) military service; both sexes are obligated to military service; conscript service obligation - 36 months for enlisted men, 21 months for enlisted women, 48 months for officers; pilots commit to 9 years service; reserve obligation to age 41-51 (men), 24 (women).