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Military power of Egypt and Jordan

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Country: Egypt Jordan
Capital: Cairo Amman
Population: 89 810 000 9 915 942
Area: 1 010 407 km2 89 341 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,85 billion $ 2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,4% 4,6%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 438 500 110 700
Reserve personnel: 479 000 65 000
Available for military: 41 157 220 3 285 575

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Land Forces

Tanks: 3 044 1 321×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 11 454 3 149
Total artillery: 4 000 621
Self-propelled artillery: 889 461
Rocket artillery: 1 322 88

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 373 260
Fighter aircraft: 113 0
Multirole aircraf: 252 46
Attack aircraft: 121 8
Helicopters: 306 126

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Navy

Total naval: 128 27
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 9 0
Corvettes: 4 0
Submarines: 8 0

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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.

Jordan

17 years of age for voluntary male military service; initial service term 2 years, with option to reenlist for 18 years; conscription at age 18 suspended in 1999; women are not conscripted, but can volunteer to serve in noncombat military positions in the Royal Jordanian Arab Army Women's Corps and RJAF.