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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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Syria is a country located in Middle East with an area of 185,180 km2 (land boundries: 2,363 km and costline 193 km). The capital of Syria is Damascus. The number of inhabitants is 17,500,657.

The SAF's inventory is comprised mostly of Russian and Soviet-era equipment. Russia has supplied nearly all of Syria's imported weapons systems, although China and Iran have also provided military equipment.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 2.6 billion $ 1.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 6.5% 5%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 100,500 169,000
Reserve personnel: 65,000 0
Available for military: 3,285,575 11,550,000

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,588 3,507
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,653 4,639
Total artillery: 633 3,343
Self-propelled artillery: 461 502
Rocket artillery: 88 691

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: 255 470
Fighter aircraft: 0 108
Multirole aircraft: 44 29
Attack aircraft: 4 90
Helicopters: 140 171
UCAV (combat drone): 0 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: 27 43
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 0 0

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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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.