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Military power of Syria and Egypt

Country: Syria Egypt
Capital: Damascus Cairo
Population: 17 064 854 89 810 000
Area: 185 180 km2 1 010 407 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Syria military forces description Egypt military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3,3 billion $ 7,85 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5% 2,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 178 000 500 000
Reserve personnel: 0 1 000 000
Available for military: 11 550 000 41 157 220

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 600 3 914×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 000 11 454
Total artillery: 3 200 5 813
Self-propelled artillery: 460 995
Rocket artillery: 582 1 322

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 706 1 277
Fighter aircraft: 278 113
Multirole aircraf: 40 241
Attack aircraft: 120 82
Helicopters: 163 260

Navy

Total naval: 64 154
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 11
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 2 8

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.

Egypt

18-30 years of age for male conscript military service; service obligation - 18-36 months, followed by a 9-year reserve obligation; voluntary enlistment possible from age 16.