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Military power of United Kingdom and Pakistan

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Country: United Kingdom Pakistan
Capital: London Islamabad
Population: 65 110 000 199 085 847
Area: 242 495 km2 796 095 km2
Nuclear weapons: 215 warheads 120–130 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 58,6 billion $ 7,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 3,5%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 156 940 643 800
Reserve personnel: 75 110 513 000
Available for military: 14 856 917 48 453 305

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Land Forces

Tanks: 407 2 624×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 673 2 890
Total artillery: 532 3 827
Self-propelled artillery: 117 415
Rocket artillery: 50 134

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 888 1 380
Fighter aircraft: 141 186
Multirole aircraf: 91 210
Attack aircraft: 0 82
Helicopters: 386 583

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Navy

Total naval: 76 235
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 6 0
Frigates: 13 10
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 11 8

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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.

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.