Vietnamese Armed forces

Vietnam
Population
92 700 000
Military budget
5 billion $
Active personnel
482 000
Nuclear weapons
0 warheads
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Basic informations

Capital: Hanoi
Area: 332 698 km2
Population: 92 700 000
Etnic groups: Kinh (Viet) 85.7%, Tay 1.9%, Thai 1.8%, Muong 1.5%, Khmer 1.5%, Mong 1.2%, Nung 1.1%, Hoa 1%, other 4.3%
Religions: None 81.8% , Buddhist 7.9%, Catholic 6.6%, Hoa Hao 1.7%, Cao Dai 0.9%, Protestant 0.9%, Muslim 0.1%.

Military branches

The People's Army of Vietnam (Quân Đội Nhân Dân Việt Nam) Ground Force, Navy, Air Force, Border Defence Force, and Coast Guard.

Military service

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.

Military expenditures

Military budget
5 billion $

(USA)

Percent of GDP
2,4

Manpower

Active personnel
482 000

(China)

Reserve
3 000 000

(China)

Available
30 000 000

(China)

Land Forces

Tanks
1 509

(Russia)

AFV
2 380

(USA)

Artillery
2 524

(Russia)

Self-propelled guns
280

(Russia)

Rocket artillery
1 094
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
-T-6235
-Type 62230
-Type-59300
-Type-63280
-T-3450

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
-BTR-50PK400
-Type 6380
-BTR-60500
-BTR-152400
-BRDM-1150
-BRDM-2150

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
-SU-100100
-ASU-85-

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
-BM-14700
-SS-1 Scud B/C/D24
-Extended Range Artillery Rocket20

Air Forces

Total aircraft
274

(USA)

Fighters
37

(China)

Multirole
24

(USA)

Attack
36

(Russia)

Helicopters
145

(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

Attack and bomber aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-Kamov Ka-272
-Kamov Ka-288
-EC225 Super Puma2
-Eurocopter Dauphin6

Navy

Total naval
173

(China)

Aircraftcarriers
0

(USA)

Destroyers
0

(USA)

Frigates
7

(China)

Corvettes
23

(Russia)

Submarines
6

(China)

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

Aircraftcarriers

TypeNameNumber
--

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
--

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
-Gepard class2
-Petya class5

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
-BPS-5001

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
-Kilo class6

Nuclear weapons

Does not have nuclear weapons.