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Military power of Jordan and USA

Country: Jordan USA
Capital: Amman Washington
Population: 9 915 942 324 527 000
Area: 89 341 km2 9 857 306 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 7 200 warheads
More: Jordan military forces description USA military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 2 billion $ 554,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 4,6% 3,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 110 700 1 301 300
Reserve personnel: 65 000 811 000
Available for military: 3 285 575 73 270 043

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 321 8 848×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 149 46 000
Total artillery: 621 3 269
Self-propelled artillery: 461 950
Rocket artillery: 88 1 197

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 260 12 100
Fighter aircraft: 0 388
Multirole aircraf: 46 2 062
Attack aircraft: 8 470
Helicopters: 126 5 000

Navy

Total naval: 27 436
Aircraftcarriers: 0 20
Destroyers: 0 85
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 0 70

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.

USA

18 years of age (17 years of age with parental consent) for male and female voluntary service; no conscription; maximum enlistment age 42 (Army), 27 (Air Force), 34 (Navy), 28 (Marines); service obligation 8 years, including 2-5 years active duty (Army), 2 years active (Navy), 4 years active (Air Force, Marines); DoD is eliminating prohibitions restricting women from assignments in units smaller than brigades or near combat units.