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Military power of United Kingdom and Jordan

Country: United Kingdom Jordan
Capital: London Amman
Population: 65 110 000 9 915 942
Area: 242 495 km2 89 341 km2
Nuclear weapons: 215 warheads 0 warheads
More: United Kingdom military forces description Jordan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 58,6 billion $ 2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 4,6%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 156 940 110 700
Reserve personnel: 75 110 65 000
Available for military: 14 856 917 3 285 575

Land Forces

Tanks: 407 1 321×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 673 3 149
Total artillery: 532 621
Self-propelled artillery: 117 461
Rocket artillery: 50 88

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 886 260
Fighter aircraft: 141 0
Multirole aircraf: 89 46
Attack aircraft: 0 8
Helicopters: 386 126

Navy

Total naval: 76 27
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 6 0
Frigates: 13 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 11 0

Military service

United Kingdom

16-33 years of age (officers 17-28) for voluntary military service (with parental consent under 18); no conscription; women serve in military services, but are excluded from ground combat positions and some naval postings; must be citizen of the UK, Commonwealth, or Republic of Ireland; reservists serve a minimum of 3 years, to age 45 or 55; 17 years 6 months of age for voluntary military service by Nepalese citizens in the Brigade of Gurkhas; 16-34 years of age for voluntary military service by Papua New Guinean citizens.

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.