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Military power of Vietnam and Syria

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

Military service

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.

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.