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Military power of Syria and Switzerland

Country: Syria Switzerland
Capital: Damascus Bern
Population: 17 064 854 8 306 200
Area: 185 180 km2 41 285 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Syria military forces description Switzerland military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3,3 billion $ 4,83 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5% 0,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 178 000 140 000
Reserve personnel: 0 80 000
Available for military: 11 550 000 1 852 580

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 600 224×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 000 1 500
Total artillery: 3 200 224
Self-propelled artillery: 460 224
Rocket artillery: 582 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 706 193
Fighter aircraft: 278 40
Multirole aircraf: 40 26
Attack aircraft: 120 0
Helicopters: 163 45

Navy

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

Switzerland

19-26 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary male and female military service; every Swiss male has to serve at least 260 days in the armed forces; conscripts receive 18 weeks of mandatory training, followed by seven 3-week intermittent recalls for training during the next 10 years.