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Vietnam vs Finland

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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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Finland is a country located in Northern Europe with an area of 338,424 km2 (land boundries: 2,563 km and costline 1,250 km). The capital of Finland is Helsinki. The number of inhabitants is 5,536,146.

Finland was not a member of NATO, but Finland and NATO actively cooperated in peace-support operations, exercised together, and exchanged analysis and information. Finland is a signatory of the EU’s Common Security and Defense Policy (CSDP). On 5 July 2022, NATO signed the accession protocol for Finland to join the alliance. The inventory of the Finnish Defense Forces consists of a wide mix of mostly modern US, European, and domestically-produced weapons systems.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 6.2 billion $ 5.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.3% 2.15%

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 21,500
Reserve personnel: 3,000,000 900,000
Available for military: 30,000,000 1,155,368

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

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Tanks: 1,509 239
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,380 2,020
Total artillery: 2,524 821
Self-propelled artillery: 280 97
Rocket artillery: 1,094 62

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,270 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 274 158
Fighter aircraft: 37 0
Multirole aircraf: 24 55
Attack aircraft: 36 0
Helicopters: 145 27
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: 173 170
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 7 0
Corvettes: 23 2
Submarines: 6 0

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 742 (China)
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Nuclear weapons

Vietnam

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Finland

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.

Finland

18 years of age for male voluntary and compulsory - and female voluntary - national military and nonmilitary service; service obligation 6-12 months; military obligation to age 60