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Military power of Egypt and Israel

Country: Egypt Israel
Capital: Cairo Jerusalem
Population: 89 810 000 8 238 300
Area: 1 010 407 km2 20 770 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 200 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,85 billion $ 17,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,4% 5,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 500 000 176 500
Reserve personnel: 1 000 000 445 000
Available for military: 41 157 220 1 797 960

Land Forces

Tanks: 3 914 4 170×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 11 454 6 766
Total artillery: 5 813 1 522
Self-propelled artillery: 995 614
Rocket artillery: 1 322 48

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 277 789
Fighter aircraft: 113 52
Multirole aircraf: 241 343
Attack aircraft: 82 25
Helicopters: 260 203

Navy

Total naval: 154 74
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 0
Corvettes: 6 3
Submarines: 8 5

Military service

Egypt

18-30 years of age for male conscript military service; service obligation - 18-36 months, followed by a 9-year reserve obligation; voluntary enlistment possible from age 16.

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).