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Azerbaijan is a country located in Southwestern Asia with an area of 86,600 km2 (land boundries: 2,468 km and costline 0 km (landlocked); note - Azerbaijan borders the Caspian Sea (713 km)). The capital of Azerbaijan is Baku. The number of inhabitants is 10,127,874.

The inventory of the Azerbaijan military is comprised mostly of Russian and Soviet-era weapons systems with a small mix of equipment from other countries, like Israel and Turkey.

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The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (North Atlantic Alliance) is an intergovernmental military alliance which was signed in Washington on 4 April 1949. NATO is a system of collective security: its independent member states agree to defend each other against attacks by others countries. NATO's main headquarters are located in Brussels. The following twelve states signed the treaty and became the founding members: Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, United Kingdom and United States. The following states joined the treaty after 1949: Greece, Germany, Turkey and Spain. Members who joined after the dissolution of the Soviet Union: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Albania, Croatia, Montenegro and North Macedonia.

Before and during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, several NATO countries sent army to reinforce the alliance's eastern flank. Alliance had deployed 40,000 troops along its 2,500 kilometres long Eastern flank to deter possible Russian aggression. On 5 July the North Atlantic Alliance members signed off on the accession protocols for Sweden and Finland and formally approved the decisions of the NATO summit.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 3 billion $ 1154.41 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5.5% 0%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 816 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 126,400 3,119,089
Reserve personnel: 330,000 1,848,132
Available for military: 3,000,000 205,748,175

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 940 13,886
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,363 84,689
Total artillery: 909 12,176
Self-propelled artillery: 267 4,262
Rocket artillery: 323 2,423

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 176 20,946
Fighter aircraft: 5 1,104
Multirole aircraft: 15 3,531
Attack aircraft: 11 728
Helicopters: 97 8,266
UCAV (combat drone): 0 556

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 31 1,746
Aircraftcarriers: 0 28
Destroyers: 0 119
Frigates: 1 113
Corvettes: 0 52
Submarines: 4 144

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Azerbaijan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

NATO

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Military service

Azerbaijan

18-35 years of age for cumpulsory military service; service obligation 18 months or 12 months for university graduates; 17 years of age for voluntary service; 17 year olds are considered to be on active service at cadet military schools.

NATO

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