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Military power of Philippines and Syria

Country: Philippines Syria
Capital: Manila Damascus
Population: 102 984 100 17 064 854
Area: 300 000 km2 185 180 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Philippines military forces description Syria military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3 billion $ 3,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 125 000 178 000
Reserve personnel: 131 000 0
Available for military: 25 614 135 11 550 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 0 4 600×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 672 4 000
Total artillery: 323 3 200
Self-propelled artillery: 0 460
Rocket artillery: 0 582

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 221 706
Fighter aircraft: 2 278
Multirole aircraf: 0 40
Attack aircraft: 23 120
Helicopters: 124 163

Navy

Total naval: 132 64
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 4 2
Corvettes: 12 0
Submarines: 0 2

Military service

Philippines

17-23 years of age (officers 20-24) for voluntary military service; no conscription; applicants must be single male or female Philippine citizens with either 72 college credit hours (enlisted) or a baccalaureate degree (officers).

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.