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Military power of USA and Syria

Country: USA Syria
Capital: Washington Damascus
Population: 324 527 000 17 064 854
Area: 9 857 306 km2 185 180 km2
Nuclear weapons: 7 200 warheads 0 warheads
More: USA military forces description Syria military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 554,2 billion $ 3,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,8% 5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 1 301 300 178 000
Reserve personnel: 811 000 0
Available for military: 73 270 043 11 550 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 8 848 4 600×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 46 000 4 000
Total artillery: 3 269 3 200
Self-propelled artillery: 950 460
Rocket artillery: 1 197 582

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 12 100 706
Fighter aircraft: 388 278
Multirole aircraf: 2 062 40
Attack aircraft: 470 120
Helicopters: 5 000 163

Navy

Total naval: 436 64
Aircraftcarriers: 20 0
Destroyers: 85 0
Frigates: 0 2
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 70 2

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.

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.