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Finland vs Azerbaijan

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Finland is a country located in Northern Europe with an area of 338,424 km2 (land boundries: 2,563 km and costline 1,250 km). The capital of Finland is Helsinki. The number of inhabitants is 5,536,146.

Finland was not a member of NATO, but Finland and NATO actively cooperated in peace-support operations, exercised together, and exchanged analysis and information. Finland is a signatory of the EU’s Common Security and Defense Policy (CSDP). On 5 July 2022, NATO signed the accession protocol for Finland to join the alliance. The inventory of the Finnish Defense Forces consists of a wide mix of mostly modern US, European, and domestically-produced weapons systems.

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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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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 6.7 billion $ 3.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.3% 5.5%

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: 24,000 126,400
Reserve personnel: 870,000 330,000
Available for military: 1,155,368 3,000,000

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

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Tanks: 239 940
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,020 2,363
Total artillery: 821 909
Self-propelled artillery: 97 267
Rocket artillery: 62 323

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: 158 176
Fighter aircraft: 0 5
Multirole aircraft: 55 15
Attack aircraft: 0 11
Helicopters: 27 97
UCAV (combat drone): 0 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: 170 31
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 1
Corvettes: 2 0
Submarines: 0 4

Total naval

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

Finland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Azerbaijan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Finland

18 years of age for male voluntary and compulsory - and female voluntary - national military and nonmilitary service; service obligation 6-12 months; military obligation to age 60

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.