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Military power of Vietnam & Israel

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Vietnam vs Israel

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Country: Vietnam (VN) Israel (IL)
Capital: Hanoi Jerusalem (internationally unrecognized)
Population: 92 700 000 8 238 300
Area: 332 698 km2 20 770 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5 billion $ 17,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,4% 5,8%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 482 000 176 500
Reserve personnel: 3 000 000 445 000
Available for military: 30 000 000 1 797 960

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1 509 2 200
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 380 6 766
Total artillery: 2 524 1 522
Self-propelled artillery: 280 614
Rocket artillery: 1 094 48

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 274 772
Fighter aircraft: 37 52
Multirole aircraf: 24 352
Attack aircraft: 36 25
Helicopters: 145 177

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Navy

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Total naval: 173 74
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 7 0
Corvettes: 23 3
Submarines: 6 5

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Nuclear weapons

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Does not have nuclear weapons.

Israel

Although not certain, there is a rumour that Israel was the sixth country in the world that managed to research and develop their own nuclear arsenal. However, they did not confirm that fact. Still, a lot of sources claim that they managed to prepare fully working nuclear warheads in 1966. In spite of such early dates, Israel has not joined the NPT. Up to this day, they do not confirm nor deny the possibility of having nuclear arsenal. As a result of that, Israel is said to apply quite effective, yet affordable deterring policy.

According to many organizations, the estimated numbers of nuclear weapons that Israel possesses varies from 80 up to even 200 ready to be launched nuclear weapons. What is more, there are also rumours that Israel managed to prepare special missiles that can be operational from submarines.

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.

Israel

18 years of age for compulsory (Jews, Druzes) military service; 17 years of age for voluntary (Christians, Muslims, Circassians) military service; both sexes are obligated to military service; conscript service obligation - 36 months for enlisted men, 21 months for enlisted women, 48 months for officers; pilots commit to 9 years service; reserve obligation to age 41-51 (men), 24 (women).