A measure has to be made here, and although defects/kloc can be gamed, it's pretty obvious when such gaming has occurred.
The total number of military personnel is approximately 300,000. However, 100,000 of these are in the Gendarmerie, and thus a vast majority of these 100,000 are used in everyday law enforcement operation inside France and are not fit for external operations.
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