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Vietnam vs Belarus

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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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Belarus is a country located in Eastern Europe with an area of 207,595 km2 (land boundries: 3,599 km and costline 0 km (landlocked)). The capital of Belarus is Minsk. The number of inhabitants is 9,349,645.

Belarus has close security ties with Russia. In 2022, Belarus allowed Russian military forces to stage on its territory during its invasion of Ukraine. Russia is the principal supplier of arms to Belarus, and Belarusian troops reportedly train on Russian equipment. The inventory of the Belarus Armed Forces is comprised mostly of Russian andSoviet-origin equipment, and since 2010 Russia is the leading provider of arms. Belarus's defense industry manufactures some equipment (mostly modernized Soviet designs).

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 8 billion $ 0.9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.6% 1.2%

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: 482,000 63,000
Reserve personnel: 3,000,000 344,750
Available for military: 30,000,000 2,500,000

Active

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,829 652
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,820 1,871
Total artillery: 2,000 1,041
Self-propelled artillery: 180 440
Rocket artillery: 450 371

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: 271 199
Fighter aircraft: 11 34
Multirole aircraft: 35 4
Attack aircraft: 34 67
Helicopters: 99 68
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: 96 0
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 9 0
Corvettes: 14 0
Submarines: 6 0

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Vietnam

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Belarus

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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.

Belarus

18-27 years of age for compulsory military or alternative service; conscript service obligation is 12-18 months, depending on academic qualifications, and 24-36 months for alternative service, depending on academic qualifications; 17 year olds are eligible to become cadets at military higher education institutes, where they are classified as military personnel.