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Military power of Syria and Russia

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Country: Syria Russia
Capital: Damascus Moscow
Population: 17 064 854 144 554 993
Area: 185 180 km2 17 098 242 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 7 500 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 3,3 billion $ 69,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5% 5,3%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 178 000 771 000
Reserve personnel: 0 2 000 000
Available for military: 11 550 000 34 765 736

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Land Forces

Tanks: 4 600 20 050×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 000 30 201
Total artillery: 3 200 14 533
Self-propelled artillery: 460 5 943
Rocket artillery: 582 4 020

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 706 4 042
Fighter aircraft: 278 629
Multirole aircraf: 40 428
Attack aircraft: 120 752
Helicopters: 163 1 360

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Navy

Total naval: 64 313
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 19
Frigates: 2 6
Corvettes: 0 83
Submarines: 2 61

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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.

Russia

18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 1-year service obligation (conscripts can only be sent to combat zones after 6 months of training); reserve obligation for non-officers to age 50; enrollment in military schools from the age of 16, cadets classified as members of the armed forces.