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Military power of Pakistan and Syria

Country: Pakistan Syria
Capital: Islamabad Damascus
Population: 199 085 847 17 064 854
Area: 796 095 km2 185 180 km2
Nuclear weapons: 120–130 warheads 0 warheads
More: Pakistan military forces description Syria military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,6 billion $ 3,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,5% 5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 643 800 178 000
Reserve personnel: 513 000 0
Available for military: 48 453 305 11 550 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 624 4 600×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 890 4 000
Total artillery: 3 827 3 200
Self-propelled artillery: 415 460
Rocket artillery: 134 582

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 380 706
Fighter aircraft: 186 278
Multirole aircraf: 210 40
Attack aircraft: 82 120
Helicopters: 583 163

Navy

Total naval: 235 64
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 10 2
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 8 2

Military service

Pakistan

16-23 years of age for voluntary military service; soldiers cannot be deployed for combat until age 18; the Pakistani Air Force and Pakistani Navy have inducted their first female pilots and sailors; the Pakistan Air Force recruits aviation technicians at age 15; service obligation (Navy) 10-18 years; retirement required after 18-30 years service or age 40-52.

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.