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Military power of Romania and Syria

Country: Romania Syria
Capital: Bucharest Damascus
Population: 19 511 000 17 064 854
Area: 238 391 km2 185 180 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Romania military forces description Syria military forces description

Military expenditures

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

Active personnel: 84 000 178 000
Reserve personnel: 80 000 0
Available for military: 5 601 234 11 550 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 857 4 600×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 557 4 000
Total artillery: 1 069 3 200
Self-propelled artillery: 47 460
Rocket artillery: 189 582

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 159 706
Fighter aircraft: 42 278
Multirole aircraf: 0 40
Attack aircraft: 0 120
Helicopters: 66 163

Navy

Total naval: 61 64
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 3 2
Corvettes: 7 0
Submarines: 1 2

Military service

Romania

18 years of age for male and female voluntary service; conscription ended 2006; all military inductees (including women) contract for an initial 5-year term of service, with subsequent successive 3-year terms until age 36.

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.