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Military power of United Kingdom and Philippines

Country: United Kingdom Philippines
Capital: London Manila
Population: 65 110 000 102 984 100
Area: 242 495 km2 300 000 km2
Nuclear weapons: 215 warheads 0 warheads
More: United Kingdom military forces description Philippines military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 58,6 billion $ 3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 1,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 156 940 125 000
Reserve personnel: 75 110 131 000
Available for military: 14 856 917 25 614 135

Land Forces

Tanks: 407 0×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 673 672
Total artillery: 532 323
Self-propelled artillery: 117 0
Rocket artillery: 50 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 886 221
Fighter aircraft: 141 2
Multirole aircraf: 89 0
Attack aircraft: 0 23
Helicopters: 386 124

Navy

Total naval: 76 132
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 6 0
Frigates: 13 4
Corvettes: 0 12
Submarines: 11 0

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.

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).