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Military power of USA and Philippines

Country: USA Philippines
Capital: Washington Manila
Population: 324 527 000 102 984 100
Area: 9 857 306 km2 300 000 km2
Nuclear weapons: 7 200 warheads 0 warheads
More: USA military forces description Philippines military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 554,2 billion $ 3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,8% 1,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 1 301 300 125 000
Reserve personnel: 811 000 131 000
Available for military: 73 270 043 25 614 135

Land Forces

Tanks: 8 848 0×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 46 000 672
Total artillery: 3 269 323
Self-propelled artillery: 950 0
Rocket artillery: 1 197 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 12 100 221
Fighter aircraft: 388 2
Multirole aircraf: 2 062 0
Attack aircraft: 470 23
Helicopters: 5 000 124

Navy

Total naval: 436 132
Aircraftcarriers: 20 0
Destroyers: 85 0
Frigates: 0 4
Corvettes: 0 12
Submarines: 70 0

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.

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).