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Military power of Jordan and China

Country: Jordan China
Capital: Amman Beijing
Population: 9 915 942 1 373 541 278
Area: 89 341 km2 9 596 961 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 260 warheads
More: Jordan military forces description China military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 2 billion $ 215 billion $
Percent of GDP: 4,6% 1,9%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 110 700 2 300 000
Reserve personnel: 65 000 510 000
Available for military: 3 285 575 385 821 101

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 321 9 150×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 149 4 788
Total artillery: 621 9 726
Self-propelled artillery: 461 1 710
Rocket artillery: 88 1 770

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 260 3 729
Fighter aircraft: 0 1 199
Multirole aircraf: 46 567
Attack aircraft: 8 300
Helicopters: 126 1 627

Navy

Total naval: 27 749
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 32
Frigates: 0 51
Corvettes: 0 32
Submarines: 0 73

Military service

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.

China

18-24 years of age for selective compulsory military service, with a 2-year service obligation; no minimum age for voluntary service (all officers are volunteers); 18-19 years of age for women high school graduates who meet requirements for specific military jobs; a recent military decision allows women in combat roles.