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Military power of Syria and Pakistan

Country: Syria Pakistan
Capital: Damascus Islamabad
Population: 17 064 854 199 085 847
Area: 185 180 km2 796 095 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 120–130 warheads
More: Syria military forces description Pakistan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3,3 billion $ 7,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5% 3,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 178 000 643 800
Reserve personnel: 0 513 000
Available for military: 11 550 000 48 453 305

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 600 2 624×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 000 2 890
Total artillery: 3 200 3 827
Self-propelled artillery: 460 415
Rocket artillery: 582 134

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 706 1 380
Fighter aircraft: 278 186
Multirole aircraf: 40 210
Attack aircraft: 120 82
Helicopters: 163 583

Navy

Total naval: 64 235
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 10
Corvettes: 0 0
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.

Pakistan

16-23 years of age for voluntary military service; soldiers cannot be deployed for combat until age 18; the Pakistani Air Force and Pakistani Navy have inducted their first female pilots and sailors; the Pakistan Air Force recruits aviation technicians at age 15; service obligation (Navy) 10-18 years; retirement required after 18-30 years service or age 40-52.