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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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A hypothetical military alliance between China and Russia. The two countries share a land border and they signed the Treaty of Good-Neighborliness and Friendly Cooperation in 2001. A twenty-year strategic treaty extended or another 5 years after its expiration in February 2022. China is the world's most populous country, with a population of more than 1.4 billion people, on the other hand Russia is the largest country in the world by area, covering over 17,098,246 square kilometres.

Currently, China focuses on domestic weapon designs and manufacturing, while still importing certain military products from Russia, such as jet engines. In September 2018, Russia hosted the militaries of China and Mongolia as a part of the Vostok 2018 military exercise. Russia and China flew joint bomber patrols over the Pacific. China refused to condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Following the implementation of international sanctions during the war, China provided economic relief to Russia.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5 billion $ 358.9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 0%

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: 143,100 3,035,000
Reserve personnel: 70,000 4,000,000
Available for military: 25,614,135 420,586,837

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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 18,017
Armoured fighting vehicles: 567 38,302
Total artillery: 325 25,360
Self-propelled artillery: 0 9,163
Rocket artillery: 0 7,471

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 9,048
Fighter aircraft: 12 1,389
Multirole aircraft: 0 1,512
Attack aircraft: 13 809
Helicopters: 111 3,020
UCAV (combat drone): 0 251

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 1,395
Aircraftcarriers: 0 5
Destroyers: 0 52
Frigates: 2 65
Corvettes: 3 153
Submarines: 0 140

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.

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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 Russia

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