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Syrian Armed forces

Syria
Capital: Damascus
Area: 185 180 km2
Population: 17 064 854
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Military budget
3,3 billion $
Percent of GDP
5
Nuclear weapons
0 warheads
Military branches: (القوات المسلحة العربية السورية‎) Land Forces, Naval Forces, Air Forces (includes Air Defense Forces).

Military service age and obligation: 18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months; women are not conscripted but may volunteer to serve; re-enlistment obligation 5 years, with retirement after 15 years or age 40 or 20 years or age 45.
Active personnel
178 000
Reserve personnel
0
Available for military
11 550 000
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Land Forces

Armoured fighting vehicles includes infantry fighting vehicles, tank destroyers, armoured personnel carriers, mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles(MRAP), amphibious and reconnaissance vehicles.
Total artillery includes towed, self-propelled gun(SPG) and rocket artillery.
Tanks
4 600
AFVs
4 000
Total artillery
3 200
Self-propelled guns
460
Rocket artillery
582
Current equipment main models

Tanks

TypeNameNumber
-T-62 M/K1000

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
-BRDM-2700
-BTR-60PB/PU-12-
-BTR-50550
-BTR-152300
-BTR-40120

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
-2S4 Tyulpan24

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
-BM-24-
-BM-1450
-Khaibar100
-Fajr-5-
-Ra'ad-
-Falaq-2-
-OTR-21 Tochka12
-Scud-B42
-FROG-718

Air Forces

Total aircraft - number of all military aircraft and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircraft. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircraft.
Total aircraft
706
Fighters
278
Multirole aircraft
40
Attack aircraft
120
Helicopters
163
Current equipment main models

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-MiG-25 (PD, RB)38
-MiG-23 MLD80

Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Attack aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-MiG-23 BN50

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-SA-342 Gazelle30
-Mil Mi-220

Navy

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.
Total naval
64
Aircraft carriers
0
Destroyers
0
Frigates
2
Corvettes
0
Submarines
2
Current equipment main models

Aircraft carriers

TypeNameNumber
--

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
--

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
-Petya III2

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
--

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
-Romeo-class2
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