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Military power of Russia & Jordan

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Country: Russia (RU) Jordan (JO)
Capital: Moscow Amman
Population: 146,171,015 10,658,123
Area: 17,098,242 km2 89,341 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 61.7 billion $ 2.5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 4.3% 7%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 1,154,000 100,500
Reserve personnel: 2,000,000 65,000
Available for military: 34,765,736 3,285,575

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 12,270 1,321
Armoured fighting vehicles: 26,831 3,149
Total artillery: 18,497 621
Self-propelled artillery: 6,532 461
Rocket artillery: 4,359 88

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 5,552 260
Fighter aircraft: 792 0
Multirole aircraf: 832 46
Attack aircraft: 880 8
Helicopters: 1,724 126
UCAV (combat drone): 30 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 664 27
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 18 0
Frigates: 11 0
Corvettes: 83 0
Submarines: 59 0

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Nuclear weapons

Russia

The second most important state when it comes to researching, developing, and then storing nuclear weapon. Although the Russians managed to catch up with Americans later on, it was only in 1949 that the first nuclear test conducted by then the Soviet Union occurred. It was still quite a surprise for the Western Powers, who believed that Russia won’t be capable of producing nuclear warheads until 1953-1954. After the first test, the nation in question started to rapidly increase the amount of warheads they possessed. In the end of 1980s, they were the leading power when it comes to total number of warheads stored. It was approximately 40,000 warheads.

Nowadays, similarly to United States, the Russians store a total number of 6490 warheads, what is scarcely more than USA. When it comes to the number of deployed warheads, the amount is the same as in case of Americans, namely 1600 deployed warheads. We should also remember about the fact that Russia conducted over 700 tests, what makes them the second most important nation when it comes to developing nuclear weapons. However, it was the Soviet Union that managed to create the biggest bomb in the world. Known as Tsar Bomba, it had blast yield of 50 megatons of TNT.

Jordan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Russia

18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 1-year service obligation (conscripts can only be sent to combat zones after 6 months of training); reserve obligation for non-officers to age 50; enrollment in military schools from the age of 16, cadets classified as members of the armed forces.

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.