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Philippines Vietnam

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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Vietnam is a country located in Southeastern Asia with an area of 332,698 km2 (land boundries: 4,616 km and costline 3,444 km (excludes islands)). The capital of Vietnam is Hanoi. The number of inhabitants is 96,208,984.

The PAVN is armed largely with weapons and equipment from Russia and the former Soviet Union. Russia has remained the main supplier of newer PAVN military equipment, although in recent years Vietnam has purchased arms from more than a dozen other countries. Vietnam has a limited defense industry

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5 billion $ 8 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: 143,100 482,000
Reserve personnel: 70,000 3,000,000
Available for military: 25,614,135 30,000,000

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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 1,829
Armoured fighting vehicles: 567 1,820
Total artillery: 325 2,000
Self-propelled artillery: 0 180
Rocket artillery: 0 450

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: 229 271
Fighter aircraft: 12 11
Multirole aircraft: 0 35
Attack aircraft: 13 34
Helicopters: 111 99
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 96
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 9
Corvettes: 3 14
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.

Vietnam

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).

Vietnam

18-25 years of age for male compulsory and voluntary military service; females may volunteer for active duty military service; conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 18 months (Army, Air Defense), 2 years (Navy and Air Force); 18-45 years of age (male) or 18-40 years of age (female) for Militia Force or Self Defense Force service; males may enroll in military schools at age 17.