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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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Germany is a country located in Central Europe with an area of 357,168 km2 (land boundries: 3,694 km and costline 2,389 km). The capital of Germany is Berlin. The number of inhabitants is 83,166,711.

Germany joined NATO in May 1955. The German Army has incorporated a joint Franco-German mechanized infantry brigade since 1989, a Dutch airmobile infantry brigade, and a Dutch mechanized infantry brigade. the German Federal Armed Forces inventory is mostly comprised of weapons systems produced domestically or jointly with other European countries and from the United States. Germany's defense industry is capable of manufacturing the full spectrum of military weapons systems, and is one of the world's leading arms exporters.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5 billion $ 78 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 2%

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: 143,100 183,638
Reserve personnel: 70,000 34,600
Available for military: 25,614,135 18,529,299

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

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Tanks: 18 328
Armoured fighting vehicles: 567 3,874
Total artillery: 325 401
Self-propelled artillery: 0 121
Rocket artillery: 0 38

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: 229 662
Fighter aircraft: 12 141
Multirole aircraft: 0 90
Attack aircraft: 13 0
Helicopters: 111 347
UCAV (combat drone): 0 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: 196 65
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 12
Corvettes: 3 5
Submarines: 0 6

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.

Germany

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

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).

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.