Compare armed forces

Military power of Japan & Vietnam

Japan flag svg Vietnam flag svg

Japan vs Vietnam

Show map
Japan Vietnam
Map of the world.
Country: Japan (JP) Vietnam (VN)
Capital: Tokyo Hanoi
Population: 125,360,000 96,208,984
Area: 377,944 km2 332,698 km2
More: Japan military forces description Vietnam military forces description
Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

small flag JP JP small flag VN VN
Military budget: 50.3 billion $ 6.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 2.3%

Military budget

small flag JP

(USA)

small flag VN

(USA)

More

Manpower

small flag JP JP small flag VN VN
Active personnel: 247,150 482,000
Reserve personnel: 56,100 3,000,000
Available for military: 27,301,443 30,000,000

Active

small flag JP

(China)

small flag VN

(China)

More

Land Forces

small flag JP JP small flag VN VN
Tanks: 1,004 1,509
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,072 2,380
Total artillery: 623 2,524
Self-propelled artillery: 214 280
Rocket artillery: 99 1,094

Tanks

tank svg
More

Air Forces

small flag JP JP small flag VN VN
Total aircraft: 1,444 274
Fighter aircraft: 155 37
Multirole aircraf: 79 24
Attack aircraft: 0 36
Helicopters: 698 145
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

Total aircraft

airplane svg
small flag

(USA)

small flag

(USA)

More

Navy

small flag JP JP small flag VN VN
Total naval: 140 173
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 36 0
Frigates: 2 7
Corvettes: 6 23
Submarines: 22 6

Total naval

ship svg
small flag

(China)

small flag

(China)

More

Nuclear weapons

Japan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Vietnam

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.

Vietnam

18-25 years of age for male compulsory and voluntary military service; females may volunteer for active duty military service; conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 18 months (Army, Air Defense), 2 years (Navy and Air Force); 18-45 years of age (male) or 18-40 years of age (female) for Militia Force or Self Defense Force service; males may enroll in military schools at age 17.