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Military power of Syria and France

Country: Syria France
Capital: Damascus Paris
Population: 17 064 854 67 013 000
Area: 185 180 km2 640 679 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 300 warheads
More: Syria military forces description France military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3,3 billion $ 55,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5% 2,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 178 000 203 000
Reserve personnel: 0 68 000
Available for military: 11 550 000 14 563 662

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 600 406×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 000 6 352
Total artillery: 3 200 448
Self-propelled artillery: 460 330
Rocket artillery: 582 13

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 706 1 076
Fighter aircraft: 278 38
Multirole aircraf: 40 150
Attack aircraft: 120 89
Helicopters: 163 512

Navy

Total naval: 64 109
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 10
Frigates: 2 11
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 2 10

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.

France

18-25 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; no conscription; 1-year service obligation; women serve in noncombat post.