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Military power of Philippines & Japan

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Philippines vs Japan

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Country: Philippines (PH) Japan (JP)
Capital: Manila Tokyo
Population: 106,651,394 125,360,000
Area: 300,000 km2 377,944 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 4.3 billion $ 50.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.2% 1%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 140,000 247,150
Reserve personnel: 770,000 56,100
Available for military: 25,614,135 27,301,443

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 0 1,004
Armoured fighting vehicles: 672 3,072
Total artillery: 323 623
Self-propelled artillery: 0 214
Rocket artillery: 0 99

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 219 1,444
Fighter aircraft: 12 155
Multirole aircraf: 0 79
Attack aircraft: 8 0
Helicopters: 127 698
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 129 140
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 36
Frigates: 3 2
Corvettes: 10 6
Submarines: 0 22

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Nuclear weapons

Philippines

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Japan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

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).

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.