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Military power of Jordan and United Kingdom

Country: Jordan United Kingdom
Capital: Amman London
Population: 9 915 942 65 110 000
Area: 89 341 km2 242 495 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 215 warheads
More: Jordan military forces description United Kingdom military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 2 billion $ 58,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 4,6% 2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 110 700 156 940
Reserve personnel: 65 000 75 110
Available for military: 3 285 575 14 856 917

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 321 407×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 149 4 673
Total artillery: 621 532
Self-propelled artillery: 461 117
Rocket artillery: 88 50

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 260 886
Fighter aircraft: 0 141
Multirole aircraf: 46 89
Attack aircraft: 8 0
Helicopters: 126 386

Navy

Total naval: 27 76
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 6
Frigates: 0 13
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 0 11

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.

United Kingdom

16-33 years of age (officers 17-28) for voluntary military service (with parental consent under 18); no conscription; women serve in military services, but are excluded from ground combat positions and some naval postings; must be citizen of the UK, Commonwealth, or Republic of Ireland; reservists serve a minimum of 3 years, to age 45 or 55; 17 years 6 months of age for voluntary military service by Nepalese citizens in the Brigade of Gurkhas; 16-34 years of age for voluntary military service by Papua New Guinean citizens.