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Military power of Syria and Australia

Country: Syria Australia
Capital: Damascus Canberra
Population: 17 064 854 24 399 300
Area: 185 180 km2 7 692 024 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Syria military forces description Australia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3,3 billion $ 25 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5% 1,88%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 178 000 58 061
Reserve personnel: 0 19 338
Available for military: 11 550 000 5 316 464

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 600 59×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 000 2 580
Total artillery: 3 200 235
Self-propelled artillery: 460 0
Rocket artillery: 582 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 706 450
Fighter aircraft: 278 0
Multirole aircraf: 40 97
Attack aircraft: 120 0
Helicopters: 163 187

Navy

Total naval: 64 49
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 11
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 2 6

Military service

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.

Australia

17 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; women allowed to serve in most combat roles, except the Army special forces.