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Military power of USA and Jordan

Country: USA Jordan
Capital: Washington Amman
Population: 324 527 000 9 915 942
Area: 9 857 306 km2 89 341 km2
Nuclear weapons: 7 200 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 554,2 billion $ 2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,8% 4,6%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 1 301 300 110 700
Reserve personnel: 811 000 65 000
Available for military: 73 270 043 3 285 575

Land Forces

Tanks: 8 848 1 321×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 46 000 3 149
Total artillery: 3 269 621
Self-propelled artillery: 950 461
Rocket artillery: 1 197 88

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 12 100 260
Fighter aircraft: 388 0
Multirole aircraf: 2 062 46
Attack aircraft: 470 8
Helicopters: 5 000 126

Navy

Total naval: 436 27
Aircraftcarriers: 20 0
Destroyers: 85 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 70 0

Military service

USA

18 years of age (17 years of age with parental consent) for male and female voluntary service; no conscription; maximum enlistment age 42 (Army), 27 (Air Force), 34 (Navy), 28 (Marines); service obligation 8 years, including 2-5 years active duty (Army), 2 years active (Navy), 4 years active (Air Force, Marines); DoD is eliminating prohibitions restricting women from assignments in units smaller than brigades or near combat units.

Jordan

17 years of age for voluntary male military service; initial service term 2 years, with option to reenlist for 18 years; conscription at age 18 suspended in 1999; women are not conscripted, but can volunteer to serve in noncombat military positions in the Royal Jordanian Arab Army Women's Corps and RJAF.