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Military power of Egypt & Syria

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Egypt vs Syria

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Country: Egypt (EG) Syria (SY)
Capital: Cairo Damascus
Population: 101,576,517 17,500,657
Area: 1,010,407 km2 185,180 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 11 billion $ 1.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.5% 5%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 438,500 169,000
Reserve personnel: 479,000 0
Available for military: 41,157,220 11,550,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 3,044 4,156
Armoured fighting vehicles: 11,454 3,810
Total artillery: 4,000 3,156
Self-propelled artillery: 889 424
Rocket artillery: 1,322 582

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1,373 518
Fighter aircraft: 113 110
Multirole aircraf: 252 40
Attack aircraft: 121 96
Helicopters: 306 167
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 128 37
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 9 0
Corvettes: 4 0
Submarines: 8 0

Total naval

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Nuclear weapons

Egypt

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Syria

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.

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.