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Military power of Vietnam and Russia

Country: Vietnam Russia
Capital: Hanoi Moscow
Population: 92 700 000 144 554 993
Area: 332 698 km2 17 098 242 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 7 500 warheads
More: Vietnam military forces description Russia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 5 billion $ 69,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,4% 5,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 482 000 771 000
Reserve personnel: 3 000 000 2 000 000
Available for military: 30 000 000 34 765 736

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 509 20 050×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 380 30 201
Total artillery: 2 524 14 533
Self-propelled artillery: 280 5 943
Rocket artillery: 1 094 4 020

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 274 4 042
Fighter aircraft: 37 629
Multirole aircraf: 24 428
Attack aircraft: 36 752
Helicopters: 145 1 360

Navy

Total naval: 173 313
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 19
Frigates: 7 6
Corvettes: 23 83
Submarines: 6 61

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.

Russia

18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 1-year service obligation (conscripts can only be sent to combat zones after 6 months of training); reserve obligation for non-officers to age 50; enrollment in military schools from the age of 16, cadets classified as members of the armed forces.