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Military power of Venezuela and China

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Country: Venezuela China
Capital: Caracas Beijing
Population: 31 568 179 1 373 541 278
Area: 916 445 km2 9 596 961 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 260 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 4 billion $ 228 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 1,9%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 323 000 2 300 000
Reserve personnel: 400 000 8 000 000
Available for military: 8 000 000 385 821 101

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Land Forces

Tanks: 312 7 760×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 152 6 000
Total artillery: 200 9 726
Self-propelled artillery: 60 1 710
Rocket artillery: 36 1 770

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 456 4 182
Fighter aircraft: 0 1 150
Multirole aircraf: 42 629
Attack aircraft: 0 270
Helicopters: 102 1 170

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Navy

Total naval: 37 780
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 36
Frigates: 3 54
Corvettes: 4 42
Submarines: 2 76

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Military service

Venezuela

All citizens of military service age (18-60 years old) are obligated to register for military service, though mandatory recruitment is forbidden; the minimum service obligation is 12 months.

China

18-24 years of age for selective compulsory military service, with a 2-year service obligation; no minimum age for voluntary service (all officers are volunteers); 18-19 years of age for women high school graduates who meet requirements for specific military jobs; a recent military decision allows women in combat roles.