We use cookies to personalise content and ads. You can change your cookie settings at any time. More info

Compare armed forces

Military power of Vietnam and Japan

Lack of map.
Country: Vietnam Japan
Capital: Hanoi Tokyo
Population: 92 700 000 126 880 000
Area: 332 698 km2 377 944 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Vietnam military forces description Japan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 5 billion $ 46,1 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,4% 1%

Military budget

More

Manpower

Active personnel: 482 000 247 150
Reserve personnel: 3 000 000 56 100
Available for military: 30 000 000 27 301 443

Active

More

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 509 686×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 380 2 905
Total artillery: 2 524 1 179
Self-propelled artillery: 280 226
Rocket artillery: 1 094 99

Tanks

More

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 274 1 654
Fighter aircraft: 37 154
Multirole aircraf: 24 134
Attack aircraft: 36 0
Helicopters: 145 719

Total aircraft

More

Navy

Total naval: 173 129
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 38
Frigates: 7 0
Corvettes: 23 6
Submarines: 6 17

Total naval

More

Military service

Vietnam

18-25 years of age for male compulsory and voluntary military service; females may volunteer for active duty military service; conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 18 months (Army, Air Defense), 2 years (Navy and Air Force); 18-45 years of age (male) or 18-40 years of age (female) for Militia Force or Self Defense Force service; males may enroll in military schools at age 17.

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.