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A hypothetical military alliance between China and Russia. The two countries share a land border and they signed the Treaty of Good-Neighborliness and Friendly Cooperation in 2001. A twenty-year strategic treaty extended or another 5 years after its expiration in February 2022. China is the world's most populous country, with a population of more than 1.4 billion people, on the other hand Russia is the largest country in the world by area, covering over 17,098,246 square kilometres.

Currently, China focuses on domestic weapon designs and manufacturing, while still importing certain military products from Russia, such as jet engines. In September 2018, Russia hosted the militaries of China and Mongolia as a part of the Vostok 2018 military exercise. Russia and China flew joint bomber patrols over the Pacific. China refused to condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Following the implementation of international sanctions during the war, China provided economic relief to Russia.

Syria is a country located in Middle East with an area of 185,180 km2 (land boundries: 2,363 km and costline 193 km). The capital of Syria is Damascus. The number of inhabitants is 17,500,657.

The SAF's inventory is comprised mostly of Russian and Soviet-era equipment. Russia has supplied nearly all of Syria's imported weapons systems, although China and Iran have also provided military equipment.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 313.7 billion $ 1.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0% 5%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 3,339,000 169,000
Reserve personnel: 10,000,000 0
Available for military: 420,586,837 11,550,000

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 18,017 3,507
Armoured fighting vehicles: 38,302 4,639
Total artillery: 25,360 3,343
Self-propelled artillery: 9,163 502
Rocket artillery: 7,471 691

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 9,048 470
Fighter aircraft: 1,389 108
Multirole aircraft: 1,512 29
Attack aircraft: 809 90
Helicopters: 3,020 171
UCAV (combat drone): 251 0

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 1,395 43
Aircraftcarriers: 5 0
Destroyers: 52 0
Frigates: 65 0
Corvettes: 153 0
Submarines: 140 0

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

China and Russia

Data not available

Syria

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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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.