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Finland Philippines

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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Philippines is a country located in Southeastern Asia with an area of 300,000 km2 (land boundries: 0 km and costline 36,289 km). The capital of Philippines is Manila. The number of inhabitants is 106,651,394.

The Philippines has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status with the US. The Armed Forces of the Philippines is equipped with a mix of imported weapons systems, particularly second-hand equipment from the USA.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 6.7 billion $ 5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.3% 1%

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: 24,000 143,100
Reserve personnel: 870,000 70,000
Available for military: 1,155,368 25,614,135

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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 18
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,020 567
Total artillery: 821 325
Self-propelled artillery: 97 0
Rocket artillery: 62 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: 158 229
Fighter aircraft: 0 12
Multirole aircraft: 55 0
Attack aircraft: 0 13
Helicopters: 27 111
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: 170 196
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 2
Corvettes: 2 3
Submarines: 0 0

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.

Philippines

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

Philippines

17-23 years of age (officers 20-24) for voluntary military service; no conscription; applicants must be single male or female Philippine citizens with either 72 college credit hours (enlisted) or a baccalaureate degree (officers).