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An artificial alliance showing what NATO would look like without the United States of America which accounting for three quarters of North Atlantic Alliance defence spending. The supported countries included in this alliance: Belgium, Canada, France, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, United Kingdom, Greece, Germany, Turkey, Spain, Hungary, Poland and Romania.

The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union countries that are located in Europe with an area of 4,233,255 km2 The capital of Ukraine is Brussels. The number of inhabitants estimated is about 447 million. Members of EU: Germany, Latvia, France, Lithuania, Estonia, Portugal, Belgium, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Sweden, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Hungary, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain.

The European Union were not devised as a military alliance because most of the members are in the North Atlantic Alliance. Since the withdrawal of the UK, France is the only member recognised as a nuclear weapon state. Italy, Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium participate in NATO nuclear sharing.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 307.1 billion $ 212.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0% 0%

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: 1,771,821 1,204,489
Reserve personnel: 1,418,681 1,997,100
Available for military: 132,478,132 92,594,951

Active

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

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Tanks: 7,565 4,544
Armoured fighting vehicles: 43,606 29,572
Total artillery: 7,982 6,114
Self-propelled artillery: 2,790 1,898
Rocket artillery: 1,080 690

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: 8,024 5,428
Fighter aircraft: 643 453
Multirole aircraf: 1,114 874
Attack aircraft: 176 176
Helicopters: 3,525 2,454
UCAV (combat drone): 216 35

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: 1,266 1,286
Aircraftcarriers: 8 7
Destroyers: 25 19
Frigates: 113 69
Corvettes: 30 23
Submarines: 75 48

Total naval

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

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Military service

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