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Military power of Syria and Japan

Country: Syria Japan
Capital: Damascus Tokyo
Population: 17 064 854 126 880 000
Area: 185 180 km2 377 944 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Syria military forces description Japan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3,3 billion $ 46,1 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5% 1%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 178 000 247 150
Reserve personnel: 0 56 100
Available for military: 11 550 000 27 301 443

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 600 686×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 000 2 905
Total artillery: 3 200 1 179
Self-propelled artillery: 460 226
Rocket artillery: 582 99

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 706 1 654
Fighter aircraft: 278 154
Multirole aircraf: 40 134
Attack aircraft: 120 0
Helicopters: 163 719

Navy

Total naval: 64 129
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 38
Frigates: 2 0
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 2 17

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.

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.