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Military power of Jordan and Israel

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

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.

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).