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Military power of Philippines & Syria

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Philippines vs Syria

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Country: Philippines (PH) Syria (SY)
Capital: Manila Damascus
Population: 106,651,394 17,500,657
Area: 300,000 km2 185,180 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 4.3 billion $ 1.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.2% 5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 140,000 169,000
Reserve personnel: 770,000 0
Available for military: 25,614,135 11,550,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 0 4,156
Armoured fighting vehicles: 672 3,810
Total artillery: 323 3,156
Self-propelled artillery: 0 424
Rocket artillery: 0 582

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 219 518
Fighter aircraft: 12 110
Multirole aircraf: 0 40
Attack aircraft: 8 96
Helicopters: 127 167
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 129 37
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 3 0
Corvettes: 10 0
Submarines: 0 0

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Nuclear weapons

Philippines

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Syria

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Philippines

17-23 years of age (officers 20-24) for voluntary military service; no conscription; applicants must be single male or female Philippine citizens with either 72 college credit hours (enlisted) or a baccalaureate degree (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.