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Military power of Jordan and Egypt

Country: Jordan Egypt
Capital: Amman Cairo
Population: 9 915 942 89 810 000
Area: 89 341 km2 1 010 407 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Jordan military forces description Egypt military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 2 billion $ 7,85 billion $
Percent of GDP: 4,6% 2,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 110 700 500 000
Reserve personnel: 65 000 1 000 000
Available for military: 3 285 575 41 157 220

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 321 3 914×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 149 11 454
Total artillery: 621 5 813
Self-propelled artillery: 461 995
Rocket artillery: 88 1 322

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 260 1 277
Fighter aircraft: 0 113
Multirole aircraf: 46 241
Attack aircraft: 8 82
Helicopters: 126 260

Navy

Total naval: 27 154
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 11
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 0 8

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.

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.