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Military power of United Kingdom and Egypt

Country: United Kingdom Egypt
Capital: London Cairo
Population: 65 110 000 89 810 000
Area: 242 495 km2 1 010 407 km2
Nuclear weapons: 215 warheads 0 warheads
More: United Kingdom military forces description Egypt military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 58,6 billion $ 7,85 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 2,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 156 940 500 000
Reserve personnel: 75 110 1 000 000
Available for military: 14 856 917 41 157 220

Land Forces

Tanks: 407 3 914×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 673 11 454
Total artillery: 532 5 813
Self-propelled artillery: 117 995
Rocket artillery: 50 1 322

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 886 1 277
Fighter aircraft: 141 113
Multirole aircraf: 89 241
Attack aircraft: 0 82
Helicopters: 386 260

Navy

Total naval: 76 154
Aircraftcarriers: 1 2
Destroyers: 6 0
Frigates: 13 11
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 11 8

Military service

United Kingdom

16-33 years of age (officers 17-28) for voluntary military service (with parental consent under 18); no conscription; women serve in military services, but are excluded from ground combat positions and some naval postings; must be citizen of the UK, Commonwealth, or Republic of Ireland; reservists serve a minimum of 3 years, to age 45 or 55; 17 years 6 months of age for voluntary military service by Nepalese citizens in the Brigade of Gurkhas; 16-34 years of age for voluntary military service by Papua New Guinean citizens.

Egypt

18-30 years of age for male conscript military service; service obligation - 18-36 months, followed by a 9-year reserve obligation; voluntary enlistment possible from age 16.