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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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Qatar is a country located in Middle East with an area of 11,586 km2 (land boundries: 87 km and costline 563 km). The capital of Qatar is Doha. The number of inhabitants is 2,795,484.

The Qatari military's inventory includes a broad mix of older and modern weapons systems, mostly from the United States and Europe. In the 2010s, Qatar embarked on an extensive military expansion and modernization program with large air, ground, and naval equipment purchases.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 6.7 billion $ 6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.3% 3.6%

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: 24,000 66,550
Reserve personnel: 870,000 15,000
Available for military: 1,155,368 389,487

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

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Tanks: 239 138
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,020 922
Total artillery: 821 62
Self-propelled artillery: 97 46
Rocket artillery: 62 16

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: 158 205
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraft: 55 46
Attack aircraft: 0 6
Helicopters: 27 87
UCAV (combat drone): 0 6

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 92
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
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.

Qatar

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

Qatar

Conscription for males aged 18-35; 4-month general obligation, 3 months for graduates.