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Military power of Japan and Syria

Country: Japan Syria
Capital: Tokyo Damascus
Population: 126 880 000 17 064 854
Area: 377 944 km2 185 180 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Japan military forces description Syria military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 46,1 billion $ 3,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 247 150 178 000
Reserve personnel: 56 100 0
Available for military: 27 301 443 11 550 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 686 4 600×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 905 4 000
Total artillery: 1 179 3 200
Self-propelled artillery: 226 460
Rocket artillery: 99 582

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 654 706
Fighter aircraft: 154 278
Multirole aircraf: 134 40
Attack aircraft: 0 120
Helicopters: 719 163

Navy

Total naval: 129 64
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 38 0
Frigates: 0 2
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 17 2

Military service

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.

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.