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Military power of Venezuela and United Kingdom

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Country: Venezuela United Kingdom
Capital: Caracas London
Population: 31 568 179 65 110 000
Area: 916 445 km2 242 495 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 215 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 4 billion $ 58,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 2%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 323 000 156 940
Reserve personnel: 400 000 75 110
Available for military: 8 000 000 14 856 917

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Land Forces

Tanks: 312 407×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 152 4 673
Total artillery: 200 532
Self-propelled artillery: 60 117
Rocket artillery: 36 50

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 456 888
Fighter aircraft: 0 141
Multirole aircraf: 42 91
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 102 386

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Navy

Total naval: 37 76
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 6
Frigates: 3 13
Corvettes: 4 0
Submarines: 2 11

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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.

United Kingdom

16-33 years of age (officers 17-28) for voluntary military service (with parental consent under 18); no conscription; women serve in military services, but are excluded from ground combat positions and some naval postings; must be citizen of the UK, Commonwealth, or Republic of Ireland; reservists serve a minimum of 3 years, to age 45 or 55; 17 years 6 months of age for voluntary military service by Nepalese citizens in the Brigade of Gurkhas; 16-34 years of age for voluntary military service by Papua New Guinean citizens.