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Philippines is a country located in Southeastern Asia with an area of 300,000 km2 (land boundries: 0 km and costline 36,289 km). The capital of Philippines is Manila. The number of inhabitants is 106,651,394.

The Philippines has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status with the US. The Armed Forces of the Philippines is equipped with a mix of imported weapons systems, particularly second-hand equipment from the USA.

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The China-DPRK Treaty on Friendship is a treaty signed on 11 July 1961 between North Korea and China. The treaty obligates China militarily to defend North Korea and vice versa.North Korea enjoys a close relationship with China which is often called North Korea's closest ally. The relations were strained in the last few years because of China's concerns about North Korea's nuclear program. Both countries have nuclear weapons.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 4.3 billion $ 253.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.2% 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: 140,000 3,465,000
Reserve personnel: 770,000 8,600,000
Available for military: 25,614,135 392,336,380

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: 18 11,750
Armoured fighting vehicles: 567 18,130
Total artillery: 325 20,094
Self-propelled artillery: 0 7,220
Rocket artillery: 0 7,140

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: 229 5,590
Fighter aircraft: 12 1,398
Multirole aircraft: 0 1,165
Attack aircraft: 13 308
Helicopters: 111 1,557
UCAV (combat drone): 0 151

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: 196 1,709
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 38
Frigates: 2 56
Corvettes: 3 81
Submarines: 0 146

Total naval

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

Philippines

Does not have nuclear weapons.

China and North Korea

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Military service

Philippines

17-23 years of age (officers 20-24) for voluntary military service; no conscription; applicants must be single male or female Philippine citizens with either 72 college credit hours (enlisted) or a baccalaureate degree (officers).

China and North Korea

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