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Compare armed forces

Military power of Israel and Syria

Country: Israel Syria
Capital: Jerusalem Damascus
Population: 8 238 300 17 064 854
Area: 20 770 km2 185 180 km2
Nuclear weapons: 200 warheads 0 warheads
More: Israel military forces description Syria military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 17,8 billion $ 3,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,8% 5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 176 500 178 000
Reserve personnel: 445 000 0
Available for military: 1 797 960 11 550 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 170 4 600×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 766 4 000
Total artillery: 1 522 3 200
Self-propelled artillery: 614 460
Rocket artillery: 48 582

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 789 706
Fighter aircraft: 52 278
Multirole aircraf: 343 40
Attack aircraft: 25 120
Helicopters: 203 163

Navy

Total naval: 74 64
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 2
Corvettes: 3 0
Submarines: 5 2

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).

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.