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Country: USA (US) Vietnam (VN)
Capital: Washington Hanoi
Population: 324 527 000 92 700 000
Area: 9 857 306 km2 332 698 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 610 billion $ 5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,1% 2,4%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 1 281 900 482 000
Reserve personnel: 811 000 3 000 000
Available for military: 73 270 043 30 000 000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 6 393 1 509
Armoured fighting vehicles: 41 760 2 380
Total artillery: 3 269 2 524
Self-propelled artillery: 950 280
Rocket artillery: 1 197 1 094

Tanks

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 12 304 274
Fighter aircraft: 457 37
Multirole aircraf: 2 192 24
Attack aircraft: 587 36
Helicopters: 4 889 145

Total aircraft

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Navy

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Total naval: 437 173
Aircraftcarriers: 20 0
Destroyers: 85 0
Frigates: 0 7
Corvettes: 0 23
Submarines: 71 6

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Military service

USA

18 years of age (17 years of age with parental consent) for male and female voluntary service; no conscription; maximum enlistment age 42 (Army), 27 (Air Force), 34 (Navy), 28 (Marines); service obligation 8 years, including 2-5 years active duty (Army), 2 years active (Navy), 4 years active (Air Force, Marines); DoD is eliminating prohibitions restricting women from assignments in units smaller than brigades or near combat units.

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.