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Military power of Vietnam and Pakistan

Country: Vietnam Pakistan
Capital: Hanoi Islamabad
Population: 92 700 000 199 085 847
Area: 332 698 km2 796 095 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 120–130 warheads
More: Vietnam military forces description Pakistan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 5 billion $ 7,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,4% 3,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 482 000 643 800
Reserve personnel: 3 000 000 513 000
Available for military: 30 000 000 48 453 305

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 509 2 624×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 380 2 890
Total artillery: 2 524 3 827
Self-propelled artillery: 280 415
Rocket artillery: 1 094 134

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 274 1 380
Fighter aircraft: 37 186
Multirole aircraf: 24 210
Attack aircraft: 36 82
Helicopters: 145 583

Navy

Total naval: 173 235
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 7 10
Corvettes: 23 0
Submarines: 6 8

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.

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.