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Military power of Jordan and Syria

Country: Jordan Syria
Capital: Amman Damascus
Population: 9 915 942 17 064 854
Area: 89 341 km2 185 180 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Jordan military forces description Syria military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 2 billion $ 3,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 4,6% 5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 110 700 178 000
Reserve personnel: 65 000 0
Available for military: 3 285 575 11 550 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 321 4 600×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 149 4 000
Total artillery: 621 3 200
Self-propelled artillery: 461 460
Rocket artillery: 88 582

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 260 706
Fighter aircraft: 0 278
Multirole aircraf: 46 40
Attack aircraft: 8 120
Helicopters: 126 163

Navy

Total naval: 27 64
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 2
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 0 2

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.

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.