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Netherlands is a country located in Western Europe with an area of 41,543 km2 (land boundries: 1,053 km and costline 451 km). The capital of Netherlands is Amsterdam. The number of inhabitants is 17,469,635.

The Netherlands is a member of NATO and was one of the original 12 countries to sign the North Atlantic Treaty. Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg signed an agreement to conduct joint air policing of their territories in 2015. They trade responsibility for patrolling the skies over the three countries. The inventory of the Netherlands Armed Forces consists of a mix of domestically-produced and modern European and United States equipment. The Netherlands has an advanced domestic defense industry that focuses on armored vehicles, naval ships, and air defense systems

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Venezuela is a country located in Northern South America with an area of 916,445 km2 (land boundries: 5,267 km and costline 2,800 km). The capital of Venezuela is Caracas. The number of inhabitants is 28,887,118.

The FANB inventory is mainly of Chinese and Russian origin with a smaller mix of equipment from Western countries. Russia is the top supplier of military hardware to Venezuela

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 15.2 billion $ 0.7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.7% 0.35%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 816 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 41,199 330,000
Reserve personnel: 6,532 8,000
Available for military: 7,728,129 8,000,000

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

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Tanks: 18 312
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,116 1,000
Total artillery: 75 200
Self-propelled artillery: 52 60
Rocket artillery: 0 36

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: 183 263
Fighter aircraft: 0 6
Multirole aircraft: 61 42
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 82 81
UCAV (combat drone): 4 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: 144 46
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 2 2
Corvettes: 0 3
Submarines: 4 2

Total naval

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

Netherlands

Netherlands participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

Venezuela

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Netherlands

17 years of age for an all-volunteer force.

Venezuela

All citizens of military service age (18-60 years old) are obligated to register for military service, though mandatory recruitment is forbidden; the minimum service obligation is 12 months.