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Military power of Jordan and Japan

Country: Jordan Japan
Capital: Amman Tokyo
Population: 9 915 942 126 880 000
Area: 89 341 km2 377 944 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Jordan military forces description Japan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 2 billion $ 46,1 billion $
Percent of GDP: 4,6% 1%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 110 700 247 150
Reserve personnel: 65 000 56 100
Available for military: 3 285 575 27 301 443

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 321 686×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 149 2 905
Total artillery: 621 1 179
Self-propelled artillery: 461 226
Rocket artillery: 88 99

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 260 1 654
Fighter aircraft: 0 154
Multirole aircraf: 46 134
Attack aircraft: 8 0
Helicopters: 126 719

Navy

Total naval: 27 129
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 38
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 0 17

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.

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.