Japanese Armed forces

Japan
Population
125,360,000
Military budget
50.3 billion $
Active personnel
247,150
Nuclear weapons
0 warheads
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Basic informations

Capital: Tokyo
Area: 377,944 km2
Population: 125,360,000
Etnic groups: Japanese 98.5%, Koreans 0.5%, Chinese 0.4%, other 0.6%
Religions: Shintoism 79.2%, Buddhism 66.8%, Christianity 1.5%, other 7.1%

Military branches

(Japan Self-Defense Forces - 自衛隊) Ground Self-Defense Force (Rikujou Jieitai, GSDF), Maritime Self-Defense Force (Kaijou Jieitai, MSDF), Air Self-Defense Force (Koukuu Jieitai, ASDF).

Military service

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.

Military expenditures

Military budget
50.3 billion $

(USA)

Percent of GDP
1

Manpower

Active personnel
247,150

(China)

Reserve
56,100

(China)

Available
27,301,443

(China)

Land Forces

Tanks
1,004

(Russia)

AFV
3,072

(USA)

Artillery
623

(Russia)

Self-propelled guns
214

(Russia)

Rocket artillery
99
Armoured fighting vehicles includes infantry fighting vehicles, tank destroyers, armoured personnel carriers, mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles(MRAP), amphibious and reconnaissance vehicles.
Total artillery includes towed, self-propelled gun(SPG) and rocket artillery.

Tanks

TypeNameNumber
-Type 74560

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
-Type 82231
-Type 87111
-Komatsu LAV1818
-Type 73338
-Type 96365

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
-M11091
-Type 1912

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
-Type 96 Multi-Purpose Missile System-
-Type 12 Surface-to-Ship Missile-

Air Forces

Total aircraft
1,444

(USA)

Fighters
155

(China)

Multirole
79

(USA)

Attack
0

(Russia)

Helicopters
698

(USA)

UCAV (combat drone)
0

(USA)

Total aircraft - number of all military aircraft and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircraft. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircraft.

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-Mitsubishi F-262

Attack and bomber aircraft

TypeNameNumber
--

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-Kawasaki OH-138
-OH-6D106
-AgustaWestland AW10112
-Enstrom 48012
-Eurocopter EC 2253

UCAV (combat drone)

TypeNameNumber
--

Navy

Total naval
140

(China)

Aircraftcarriers
4

(USA)

Destroyers
36

(USA)

Frigates
2

(China)

Corvettes
6

(Russia)

Submarines
22

(China)

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.

Aircraftcarriers

TypeNameNumber
-Hyūga-class2

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
-Asagiri-class8
-Maya-class2
-Takanami-class5
-Akizuki-class4
-Asahi-class2
-Kongō-class4

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
-Mogami-class2

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
-Abukuma-class6

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
-Sōryū-class12
-Oyashio-class9
-Taigei-class1

Nuclear weapons

Does not have nuclear weapons.