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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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The China-DPRK Treaty on Friendship is a treaty signed on 11 July 1961 between North Korea and China. The treaty obligates China militarily to defend North Korea and vice versa.North Korea enjoys a close relationship with China which is often called North Korea's closest ally. The relations were strained in the last few years because of China's concerns about North Korea's nuclear program. Both countries have nuclear weapons.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 1.8 billion $ 253.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5% 0%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 169,000 3,465,000
Reserve personnel: 0 8,600,000
Available for military: 11,550,000 392,336,380

Active

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 4,156 11,750
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,810 18,130
Total artillery: 3,156 20,094
Self-propelled artillery: 424 7,220
Rocket artillery: 582 8,140

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,270 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 518 5,536
Fighter aircraft: 110 1,398
Multirole aircraf: 40 1,165
Attack aircraft: 96 274
Helicopters: 167 1,557
UCAV (combat drone): 0 151

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: 37 1,267
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 38
Frigates: 0 60
Corvettes: 0 79
Submarines: 0 149

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 742 (China)
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Nuclear weapons

Syria

Does not have nuclear weapons.

China and North Korea

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Military service

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.

China and North Korea

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