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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 North Atlantic Treaty Organization (North Atlantic Alliance) is an intergovernmental military alliance which was signed in Washington on 4 April 1949. NATO is a system of collective security: its independent member states agree to defend each other against attacks by others countries. NATO's main headquarters are located in Brussels. The following twelve states signed the treaty and became the founding members: Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, United Kingdom and United States. The following states joined the treaty after 1949: Greece, Germany, Turkey and Spain. Members who joined after the dissolution of the Soviet Union: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Albania, Croatia, Montenegro and North Macedonia.

Before and during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, several NATO countries sent army to reinforce the alliance's eastern flank. Alliance had deployed 40,000 troops along its 2,500 kilometres long Eastern flank to deter possible Russian aggression. On 5 July the North Atlantic Alliance members signed off on the accession protocols for Sweden and Finland and formally approved the decisions of the NATO summit.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 4.4 billion $ 1154.41 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.2% 0%

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: 143,100 3,119,089
Reserve personnel: 70,000 1,848,132
Available for military: 25,614,135 205,748,175

Active

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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 13,886
Armoured fighting vehicles: 567 84,689
Total artillery: 325 12,176
Self-propelled artillery: 0 4,262
Rocket artillery: 0 2,423

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 20,946
Fighter aircraft: 12 1,104
Multirole aircraft: 0 3,531
Attack aircraft: 13 728
Helicopters: 111 8,266
UCAV (combat drone): 0 556

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 1,746
Aircraftcarriers: 0 28
Destroyers: 0 119
Frigates: 2 113
Corvettes: 3 52
Submarines: 0 144

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).

NATO

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