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Military power of United Arab Emirates and Syria

Country: United Arab Emirates Syria
Capital: Abu Dhabi Damascus
Population: 5 927 482 17 064 854
Area: 83 600 km2 185 180 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: United Arab Emirates military forces description Syria military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 3,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,7% 5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 100 000 178 000
Reserve personnel: 0 0
Available for military: 3 240 000 11 550 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 388 4 600×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 813 4 000
Total artillery: 306 3 200
Self-propelled artillery: 183 460
Rocket artillery: 68 582

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 489 706
Fighter aircraft: 0 278
Multirole aircraf: 146 40
Attack aircraft: 0 120
Helicopters: 202 163

Navy

Total naval: 72 64
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 2
Corvettes: 11 0
Submarines: 0 2

Military service

United Arab Emirates

18-30 years of age for compulsory military service for men, optional service for women; 17 years of age for male volunteers with parental approval; 2-year general obligation, 9 months for secondary school graduates; women may train for 9 months regardless of education.

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.