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Vietnam vs European Union EU

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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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The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union countries that are located in Europe with an area of 4,233,255 km2 The capital of Ukraine is Brussels. The number of inhabitants estimated is about 447 million. Members of EU: Germany, Latvia, France, Lithuania, Estonia, Portugal, Belgium, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Sweden, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Hungary, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain.

The European Union were not devised as a military alliance because most of the members are in the North Atlantic Alliance. Since the withdrawal of the UK, France is the only member recognised as a nuclear weapon state. Italy, Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium participate in NATO nuclear sharing.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 6.2 billion $ 212.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.3% 0%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 482,000 1,204,489
Reserve personnel: 3,000,000 1,997,100
Available for military: 30,000,000 92,594,951

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,829 4,303
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,820 29,738
Total artillery: 2,000 6,041
Self-propelled artillery: 180 1,848
Rocket artillery: 450 667

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 5,415
Fighter aircraft: 11 453
Multirole aircraft: 35 874
Attack aircraft: 34 162
Helicopters: 99 2,454
UCAV (combat drone): 0 36

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 1,306
Aircraftcarriers: 0 7
Destroyers: 0 19
Frigates: 9 69
Corvettes: 14 23
Submarines: 6 48

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.

European Union EU

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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.

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Data not available