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Military power of Syria and Saudi Arabia

Country: Syria Saudi Arabia
Capital: Damascus Riyadh
Population: 17 064 854 30 770 375
Area: 185 180 km2 2 149 690 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Syria military forces description Saudi Arabia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3,3 billion $ 63,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5% 10%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 178 000 230 000
Reserve personnel: 0 0
Available for military: 11 550 000 8 240 714

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 600 1 142×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 000 9 096
Total artillery: 3 200 757
Self-propelled artillery: 460 363
Rocket artillery: 582 122

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 706 862
Fighter aircraft: 278 86
Multirole aircraf: 40 72
Attack aircraft: 120 150
Helicopters: 163 324

Navy

Total naval: 64 27
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 7
Corvettes: 0 4
Submarines: 2 0

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.

Saudi Arabia

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.