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Military power of Saudi Arabia & Syria

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Saudi Arabia vs Syria

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Country: Saudi Arabia (SA) Syria (SY)
Capital: Riyadh Damascus
Population: 34,218,169 17,500,657
Area: 2,149,690 km2 185,180 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 57.5 billion $ 1.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 8.4% 5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 505,000 169,000
Reserve personnel: 325,000 0
Available for military: 8,240,714 11,550,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,142 4,156
Armoured fighting vehicles: 9,096 3,810
Total artillery: 757 3,156
Self-propelled artillery: 474 424
Rocket artillery: 122 582

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 855 518
Fighter aircraft: 62 110
Multirole aircraf: 54 40
Attack aircraft: 168 96
Helicopters: 341 167
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 27 37
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 7 0
Corvettes: 4 0
Submarines: 0 0

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Nuclear weapons

Saudi Arabia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Syria

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Saudi Arabia

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.

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.