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Azerbaijan vs Netherlands

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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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Netherlands is a country located in Western Europe with an area of 41,543 km2 (land boundries: 1,053 km and costline 451 km). The capital of Netherlands is Amsterdam. The number of inhabitants is 17,469,635.

The Netherlands is a member of NATO and was one of the original 12 countries to sign the North Atlantic Treaty. Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg signed an agreement to conduct joint air policing of their territories in 2015. They trade responsibility for patrolling the skies over the three countries. The inventory of the Netherlands Armed Forces consists of a mix of domestically-produced and modern European and United States equipment. The Netherlands has an advanced domestic defense industry that focuses on armored vehicles, naval ships, and air defense systems

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 3.8 billion $ 16.6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5.5% 1.6%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 126,400 41,199
Reserve personnel: 330,000 6,532
Available for military: 3,000,000 7,728,129

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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 18
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,363 1,116
Total artillery: 909 75
Self-propelled artillery: 267 52
Rocket artillery: 323 0

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: 176 183
Fighter aircraft: 5 0
Multirole aircraft: 15 61
Attack aircraft: 11 0
Helicopters: 97 82
UCAV (combat drone): 0 4

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: 31 144
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 1 2
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 4 4

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.

Netherlands

Netherlands participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

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.

Netherlands

17 years of age for an all-volunteer force.