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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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Netherlands is a country located in Western Europe with an area of 41,543 km2 (land boundries: 1,053 km and costline 451 km). The capital of Netherlands is Amsterdam. The number of inhabitants is 17,469,635.

The Netherlands is a member of NATO and was one of the original 12 countries to sign the North Atlantic Treaty. Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg signed an agreement to conduct joint air policing of their territories in 2015. They trade responsibility for patrolling the skies over the three countries. The inventory of the Netherlands Armed Forces consists of a mix of domestically-produced and modern European and United States equipment. The Netherlands has an advanced domestic defense industry that focuses on armored vehicles, naval ships, and air defense systems

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5 billion $ 16.6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 1.6%

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 41,199
Reserve personnel: 70,000 6,532
Available for military: 25,614,135 7,728,129

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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
Armoured fighting vehicles: 567 1,116
Total artillery: 325 75
Self-propelled artillery: 0 52
Rocket artillery: 0 0

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: 229 183
Fighter aircraft: 12 0
Multirole aircraft: 0 61
Attack aircraft: 13 0
Helicopters: 111 82
UCAV (combat drone): 0 4

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: 196 144
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 2 2
Corvettes: 3 0
Submarines: 0 4

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.

Netherlands

Netherlands 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).

Netherlands

17 years of age for an all-volunteer force.