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Military power of Vietnam and Philippines

Country: Vietnam Philippines
Capital: Hanoi Manila
Population: 92 700 000 102 984 100
Area: 332 698 km2 300 000 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Vietnam military forces description Philippines military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 5 billion $ 3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,4% 1,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 482 000 125 000
Reserve personnel: 3 000 000 131 000
Available for military: 30 000 000 25 614 135

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 509 0×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 380 672
Total artillery: 2 524 323
Self-propelled artillery: 280 0
Rocket artillery: 1 094 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 274 221
Fighter aircraft: 37 2
Multirole aircraf: 24 0
Attack aircraft: 36 23
Helicopters: 145 124

Navy

Total naval: 173 132
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 7 4
Corvettes: 23 12
Submarines: 6 0

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.

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).