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Military power of France and Syria

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Country: France Syria
Capital: Paris Damascus
Population: 67 013 000 17 064 854
Area: 640 679 km2 185 180 km2
Nuclear weapons: 300 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 55,7 billion $ 3,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,3% 5%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 203 000 150 000
Reserve personnel: 68 000 0
Available for military: 14 563 662 11 550 000

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Land Forces

Tanks: 406 4 156×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 352 3 810
Total artillery: 448 3 156
Self-propelled artillery: 330 424
Rocket artillery: 13 582

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 076 518
Fighter aircraft: 38 110
Multirole aircraf: 150 40
Attack aircraft: 89 96
Helicopters: 512 167

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Navy

Total naval: 109 37
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 10 0
Frigates: 11 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 10 0

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Military service

France

18-25 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; no conscription; 1-year service obligation; women serve in noncombat post.

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.