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Military power of Germany and Syria

Country: Germany Syria
Capital: Berlin Damascus
Population: 82 175 700 17 064 854
Area: 357 168 km2 185 180 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Germany military forces description Syria military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 41,1 billion $ 3,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,2% 5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 178 334 178 000
Reserve personnel: 40 000 0
Available for military: 18 529 299 11 550 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 328 4 600×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 357 4 000
Total artillery: 441 3 200
Self-propelled artillery: 149 460
Rocket artillery: 50 582

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 776 706
Fighter aircraft: 125 278
Multirole aircraf: 93 40
Attack aircraft: 0 120
Helicopters: 380 163

Navy

Total naval: 64 64
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 10 2
Corvettes: 5 0
Submarines: 6 2

Military service

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.

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.