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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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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: 51 billion $ 6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.2% 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: 247,150 66,550
Reserve personnel: 56,100 15,000
Available for military: 27,301,443 389,487

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

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Tanks: 1,004 138
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,072 922
Total artillery: 623 62
Self-propelled artillery: 214 46
Rocket artillery: 99 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: 1,444 205
Fighter aircraft: 155 0
Multirole aircraft: 79 46
Attack aircraft: 0 6
Helicopters: 698 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: 140 92
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 36 0
Frigates: 2 0
Corvettes: 6 3
Submarines: 22 0

Total naval

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

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Does not have nuclear weapons.

Qatar

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.

Qatar

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