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China and Russia Nordic Defence Cooperation

A hypothetical military alliance between China and Russia. The two countries share a land border and they signed the Treaty of Good-Neighborliness and Friendly Cooperation in 2001. A twenty-year strategic treaty extended or another 5 years after its expiration in February 2022. China is the world's most populous country, with a population of more than 1.4 billion people, on the other hand Russia is the largest country in the world by area, covering over 17,098,246 square kilometres.

Currently, China focuses on domestic weapon designs and manufacturing, while still importing certain military products from Russia, such as jet engines. In September 2018, Russia hosted the militaries of China and Mongolia as a part of the Vostok 2018 military exercise. Russia and China flew joint bomber patrols over the Pacific. China refused to condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Following the implementation of international sanctions during the war, China provided economic relief to Russia.

The Nordic Defence Cooperation (Nordefco) is a collaboration among the Nordic countries in the area of defense. Its five members are Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. The organization was established on November 4, 2009 in Helsinki. The leadership of the organization is rotational.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 313.7 billion $ 20.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0% 0%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 3,339,000 76,500
Reserve personnel: 10,000,000 980,500
Available for military: 420,586,837 4,299,331

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 18,017 412
Armoured fighting vehicles: 38,302 4,644
Total artillery: 25,360 1,133
Self-propelled artillery: 9,163 180
Rocket artillery: 7,471 71

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: 9,048 469
Fighter aircraft: 1,389 0
Multirole aircraft: 1,512 174
Attack aircraft: 809 0
Helicopters: 3,020 118
UCAV (combat drone): 251 0

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: 1,395 397
Aircraftcarriers: 5 0
Destroyers: 52 0
Frigates: 65 4
Corvettes: 153 15
Submarines: 140 11

Total naval

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

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Military service

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