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Military power of Japan & Syria

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Japan vs Syria

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Country: Japan (JP) Syria (SY)
Capital: Tokyo Damascus
Population: 125,360,000 17,500,657
Area: 377,944 km2 185,180 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 50.3 billion $ 1.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 5%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 247,150 169,000
Reserve personnel: 56,100 0
Available for military: 27,301,443 11,550,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,004 4,156
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,072 3,810
Total artillery: 623 3,156
Self-propelled artillery: 214 424
Rocket artillery: 99 582

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1,444 518
Fighter aircraft: 155 110
Multirole aircraf: 79 40
Attack aircraft: 0 96
Helicopters: 698 167
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 140 37
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 36 0
Frigates: 2 0
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 22 0

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Nuclear weapons

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Does not have nuclear weapons.

Syria

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.

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.