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Comparison Results (France vs United Kingdom)



Military comparison results showcasing France and United Kingdom in side-by-side format.



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COUNTRIES
France
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PwrIndx: 0.1681*
*PwrIndx score of 0.0000 being ideal.
Ranked 7 of 139
United Kingdom
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PwrIndx: 0.1997*
*PwrIndx score of 0.0000 being ideal.
Ranked 8 of 139
MANPOWER
Total Population
67,848,156
Total Population
65,761,117
Manpower Available
29,853,189
Manpower Available
30,250,114
Fit-for-Service
23,584,019
Fit-for-Service
24,200,091
Reaching Mil. Age Annually
778,273
Reaching Mil. Age Annually
750,203
Active Personnel
270,000
Active Personnel
195,000
Reserve Personnel
35,000
Reserve Personnel
80,000
FINANCIALS
Defense Budget (USD)
$47,700,000,000
Defense Budget (USD)
$56,042,000,000
External Debt (USD)
$5,360,000,000,000
External Debt (USD)
$8,126,000,000,000
Foreign Reserve (USD)
$156,400,000,000
Foreign Reserve (USD)
$150,800,000,000
Purchasing Power (USD)
$2,904,000,000,000
Purchasing Power (USD)
$2,974,000,000,000
AIR POWER
Total Aircraft
1,057
Total Aircraft
738
Combat Aircraft
269
Combat Aircraft
119
Dedicated Attack
0
Dedicated Attack
15
Transports
118
Transports
45
Trainers
169
Trainers
244
Special-Mission
46
Special-Mission
30
Helicopters
432
Helicopters
269
Attack Helos
69
Attack Helos
38
LAND POWER
Combat Tanks
406
Combat Tanks
109
Armored Vehicles
6,420
Armored Vehicles
5,500
Self-Propelled Artillery
109
Self-Propelled Artillery
89
Field Artillery
12
Field Artillery
126
Rocket Projectors
13
Rocket Projectors
35
NAVAL POWER
Fleet Strength
180
Fleet Strength
88
Aircraft Carriers
1
Aircraft Carriers
2
Submarines
10
Submarines
11
Destroyers
11
Destroyers
6
Frigates
11
Frigates
13
Corvettes
0
Corvettes
0
Coastal Patrol
15
Coastal Patrol
25
Mine Warfare
17
Mine Warfare
13
LOGISTICS
Airports
464
Airports
460
Merchant Marine
552
Merchant Marine
1,426
Ports & Terminals
17
Ports & Terminals
16
Labor Force
27,742,000
Labor Force
35,412,000
Roadway Coverage
951,200 km
Roadway Coverage
394,428 km
Railway Coverage
29,640 km
Railway Coverage
16,454 km
RESOURCES
Oil Production
16,000 bbl
Oil Production
1,000,000 bbl
Oil Consumption
1,600,000 bbl
Oil Consumption
1,600,000 bbl
Proven Reserves
65,970,000 bbl
Proven Reserves
2,069,000,000 bbl
GEOGRAPHY
Square Land Area
643,801 km
Square Land Area
243,610 km
Border Coverage
4,072 km
Border Coverage
443 km
Waterway Coverage
8,501 km
Waterway Coverage
3,200 km
Coastline Coverage
4,853 km
Coastline Coverage
12,429 km


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