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Egypt vs Jordan

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Egypt is a country located in Northern Africa with an area of 1,010,407 km2 (land boundries: 2,612 km and costline 2,450 km). The capital of Egypt is Cairo. The number of inhabitants is 101,576,517.

Egypt has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status with the US. The EAF's inventory is comprised of a mix of domestically produced, imported Soviet-era, and more modern, particularly Western, weapons systems. The leading suppliers of military hardware to Egypt are France, Russia, and the United States.

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Jordan is a country located in Middle East with an area of 89,341 km2 (land boundries: 1,744 km and costline 26 km). The capital of Jordan is Amman. The number of inhabitants is 10,658,123.

Jordan has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status with the United States. Jordan signed a peace treaty with Israel in 1994. The JAF inventory is comprised of a wide mix of imported equipment from Europe, Russia, and the USA.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 11 billion $ 2.5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.5% 7%

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: 438,500 100,500
Reserve personnel: 479,000 65,000
Available for military: 41,157,220 3,285,575

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

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Tanks: 3,789 1,588
Armoured fighting vehicles: 8,699 3,653
Total artillery: 4,328 633
Self-propelled artillery: 889 461
Rocket artillery: 1,250 88

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: 1,103 255
Fighter aircraft: 44 0
Multirole aircraft: 278 44
Attack aircraft: 121 4
Helicopters: 310 140
UCAV (combat drone): 32 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: 193 27
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 14 0
Corvettes: 7 0
Submarines: 8 0

Total naval

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

Egypt

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Jordan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Egypt

18-30 years of age for male conscript military service; service obligation - 18-36 months, followed by a 9-year reserve obligation; voluntary enlistment possible from age 16.

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.