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Military power of Jordan & Syria

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Jordan vs Syria

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Country: Jordan (JO) Syria (SY)
Capital: Amman Damascus
Population: 9 915 942 17 064 854
Area: 89 341 km2 185 180 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 2 billion $ 3,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 4,6% 5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 110 700 150 000
Reserve personnel: 65 000 0
Available for military: 3 285 575 11 550 000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1 321 4 156
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 149 3 810
Total artillery: 621 3 156
Self-propelled artillery: 461 424
Rocket artillery: 88 582

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 260 518
Fighter aircraft: 0 110
Multirole aircraf: 46 40
Attack aircraft: 8 96
Helicopters: 126 167

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Navy

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Total naval: 27 37
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 0 0

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Nuclear weapons

Jordan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Syria

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.

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.