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Military power of Israel and Jordan

Country: Israel Jordan
Capital: Jerusalem Amman
Population: 8 238 300 9 915 942
Area: 20 770 km2 89 341 km2
Nuclear weapons: 200 warheads 0 warheads
More: Israel military forces description Jordan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 17,8 billion $ 2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,8% 4,6%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 176 500 110 700
Reserve personnel: 445 000 65 000
Available for military: 1 797 960 3 285 575

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 170 1 321×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 766 3 149
Total artillery: 1 522 621
Self-propelled artillery: 614 461
Rocket artillery: 48 88

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 789 260
Fighter aircraft: 52 0
Multirole aircraf: 343 46
Attack aircraft: 25 8
Helicopters: 203 126

Navy

Total naval: 74 27
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 3 0
Submarines: 5 0

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).

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.