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Military power of Egypt and Syria

Country: Egypt Syria
Capital: Cairo Damascus
Population: 89 810 000 17 064 854
Area: 1 010 407 km2 185 180 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Egypt military forces description Syria military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,85 billion $ 3,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,4% 5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 500 000 178 000
Reserve personnel: 1 000 000 0
Available for military: 41 157 220 11 550 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 3 914 4 600×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 11 454 4 000
Total artillery: 5 813 3 200
Self-propelled artillery: 995 460
Rocket artillery: 1 322 582

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 277 706
Fighter aircraft: 113 278
Multirole aircraf: 241 40
Attack aircraft: 82 120
Helicopters: 260 163

Navy

Total naval: 154 64
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 2
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 8 2

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.

Syria

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.