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Japan is a country located in Eastern Asia with an area of 377,944 km2 (land boundries: 0 km and costline 29,751 km). The capital of Japan is Tokyo. The number of inhabitants is 125,360,000.

The current Self Defense Force was founded in 1954. Japan has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status with the USA. Approximately 55,000 US troops and other military assets, including aircraft and naval ships, were stationed in Japan and had exclusive use of more than 80 bases and facilities. In exchange for their use, the US guarantees Japan’s security. The JSDF is equipped with a mix of imported and domestically-produced equipment. The majority of its weapons imports are from the US and some domestically-produced weapons are US-origin and manufactured under license.

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Hungary is a country located in Central Europe with an area of 93,030 km2 (land boundries: 2,106 km and costline 0 km (landlocked)). The capital of Hungary is Budapest. The number of inhabitants is 9,730,000.

Hungary joined NATO in 1999. The inventory of the Hungarian Defense Forces consists largely of Soviet-era weapons, with a mix of more modern European and United State equipment.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 50.3 billion $ 2.7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 1.7%

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: 247,150 27,800
Reserve personnel: 56,100 20,000
Available for military: 27,301,443 2,349,948

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

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Tanks: 1,004 176
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,072 720
Total artillery: 623 298
Self-propelled artillery: 214 3
Rocket artillery: 99 0

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,270 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1,444 65
Fighter aircraft: 155 0
Multirole aircraf: 79 14
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 698 35
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: 140 13
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 36 0
Frigates: 2 0
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 22 0

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 742 (China)
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Nuclear weapons

Japan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Hungary

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.

Hungary

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; 6-month service obligation.