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Military power of Jordan & Egypt

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Jordan vs Egypt

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Country: Jordan (JO) Egypt (EG)
Capital: Amman Cairo
Population: 9 915 942 89 810 000
Area: 89 341 km2 1 010 407 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 2 billion $ 7,85 billion $
Percent of GDP: 4,6% 2,4%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 110 700 438 500
Reserve personnel: 65 000 479 000
Available for military: 3 285 575 41 157 220

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1 321 3 044
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 149 11 454
Total artillery: 621 4 000
Self-propelled artillery: 461 889
Rocket artillery: 88 1 322

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 260 1 373
Fighter aircraft: 0 113
Multirole aircraf: 46 252
Attack aircraft: 8 121
Helicopters: 126 306

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Navy

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Total naval: 27 128
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 9
Corvettes: 0 4
Submarines: 0 8

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Nuclear weapons

Jordan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Egypt

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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.

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.