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Military power of Saudi Arabia and Syria

Country: Saudi Arabia Syria
Capital: Riyadh Damascus
Population: 30 770 375 17 064 854
Area: 2 149 690 km2 185 180 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Saudi Arabia military forces description Syria military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 63,7 billion $ 3,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 10% 5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 230 000 178 000
Reserve personnel: 325 000 0
Available for military: 8 240 714 11 550 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 142 4 600×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 9 096 4 000
Total artillery: 757 3 200
Self-propelled artillery: 474 460
Rocket artillery: 122 582

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 862 706
Fighter aircraft: 86 278
Multirole aircraf: 54 40
Attack aircraft: 148 120
Helicopters: 344 163

Navy

Total naval: 27 64
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 7 2
Corvettes: 4 0
Submarines: 0 2

Military service

Saudi Arabia

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.

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.