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Military power of Syria and Vietnam

Country: Syria Vietnam
Capital: Damascus Hanoi
Population: 17 064 854 92 700 000
Area: 185 180 km2 332 698 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Syria military forces description Vietnam military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3,3 billion $ 5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5% 2,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 178 000 482 000
Reserve personnel: 0 3 000 000
Available for military: 11 550 000 30 000 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 600 1 509×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 000 2 380
Total artillery: 3 200 2 524
Self-propelled artillery: 460 280
Rocket artillery: 582 1 094

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 706 274
Fighter aircraft: 278 37
Multirole aircraf: 40 24
Attack aircraft: 120 36
Helicopters: 163 145

Navy

Total naval: 64 173
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 7
Corvettes: 0 23
Submarines: 2 6

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.

Vietnam

18-25 years of age for male compulsory and voluntary military service; females may volunteer for active duty military service; conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 18 months (Army, Air Defense), 2 years (Navy and Air Force); 18-45 years of age (male) or 18-40 years of age (female) for Militia Force or Self Defense Force service; males may enroll in military schools at age 17.