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Military power of Venezuela and France

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Country: Venezuela France
Capital: Caracas Paris
Population: 31 568 179 67 013 000
Area: 916 445 km2 640 679 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 300 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 4 billion $ 55,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 2,3%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 323 000 203 000
Reserve personnel: 400 000 68 000
Available for military: 8 000 000 14 563 662

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Land Forces

Tanks: 312 406×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 152 6 352
Total artillery: 200 448
Self-propelled artillery: 60 330
Rocket artillery: 36 13

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 456 1 076
Fighter aircraft: 0 38
Multirole aircraf: 42 150
Attack aircraft: 0 89
Helicopters: 102 512

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Navy

Total naval: 37 109
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 10
Frigates: 3 11
Corvettes: 4 0
Submarines: 2 10

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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.

France

18-25 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; no conscription; 1-year service obligation; women serve in noncombat post.