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Military power of Syria and Canada

Country: Syria Canada
Capital: Damascus Ottawa
Population: 17 064 854 35 151 728
Area: 185 180 km2 9 984 670 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Syria military forces description Canada military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3,3 billion $ 15,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5% 1%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 178 000 68 250
Reserve personnel: 0 119 000
Available for military: 11 550 000 8 031 266

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 600 146×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 000 3 148
Total artillery: 3 200 161
Self-propelled artillery: 460 0
Rocket artillery: 582 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 706 405
Fighter aircraft: 278 0
Multirole aircraf: 40 103
Attack aircraft: 120 0
Helicopters: 163 165

Navy

Total naval: 64 62
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 12
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 2 4

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.

Canada

17 years of age for voluntary male and female military service (with parental consent); 16 years of age for Reserve and Military College applicants; Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status required; maximum 34 years of age; service obligation 3-9 years