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Military power of Israel and Egypt

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

Military service

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).

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.