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United States Armed forces

USA
Population
Military budget
Active personnel
Nuclear weapons
324 527 000
610 billion $
1 281 900
7 200 warheads
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Basic informations

Capital: Washington
Area: 9 857 306 km2
Population: 324 527 000
Etnic groups: white 79.96%, black 12.85%, Asian 4.43%, Amerindian and Alaska native 0.97%
Religions: Protestant 51.3%, Roman Catholic 23.9%, Mormon 1.7%, other Christian 1.6%, Jewish 1.7%, Buddhist 0.7%, Muslim 0.6%, other or unspecified 2.5%, unaffiliated 12.1%

Military branches

(United States Armed Forces) US Army, US Navy (includes Marine Corps), US Air Force, US Coast Guard; note - Coast Guard administered in peacetime by the Department of Homeland Security, but in wartime reports to the Department of the Navy.

Military service

18 years of age (17 years of age with parental consent) for male and female voluntary service; no conscription; maximum enlistment age 42 (Army), 27 (Air Force), 34 (Navy), 28 (Marines); service obligation 8 years, including 2-5 years active duty (Army), 2 years active (Navy), 4 years active (Air Force, Marines); DoD is eliminating prohibitions restricting women from assignments in units smaller than brigades or near combat units.

Military expenditures

Military budget
610 billion $

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Percent of GDP
3,1

% of the highest value in the world (North Korea)

Manpower

Active personnel
1 281 900

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Reserve
811 000

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Available
73 270 043

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Land Forces

Tanks
6 393

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

AFV
41 760

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Artillery
3 269

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Self-propelled guns
950

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Rocket artillery
1 197

% of the highest value in the world (North Korea)

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

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
-M11172900
-M88 Hercules748
-RG-332386
-Buffalo750

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber

Air Forces

Total aircraft
12 304

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Fighters
457

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Multirole
2 192

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Attack
587

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Helicopters
4 889

% of the highest value in the world (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

Multirole aircraft

Attack and bomber aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-AC-13035
-B-5275

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-HH-65 Dolphin101
-UH-72 Lakota341
-AH-1 SuperCobra105
-AH-1Z Viper72
-CH-53E Super Stallion142
-MH-53 Sea Dragon27
-TH-67 Creek163
-TH-57 Sea Ranger129
-MH/AH-6M Little Bird47
-UH-72A Lakota341
-UH-1Y Venom138
-VH-3D Sea King11

Navy

Total naval
437

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Aircraftcarriers
20

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Destroyers
85

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Frigates
0

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Corvettes
0

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Submarines
71

% of the highest value in the world (China)

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

Aircraftcarriers

TypeNameNumber
-America-class1

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
--

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
--

Submarines