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Military power of Syria & Egypt

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Syria vs Egypt

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Country: Syria (SY) Egypt (EG)
Capital: Damascus Cairo
Population: 17 064 854 89 810 000
Area: 185 180 km2 1 010 407 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 3,3 billion $ 7,85 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5% 2,4%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 150 000 438 500
Reserve personnel: 0 479 000
Available for military: 11 550 000 41 157 220

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 4 156 3 044
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 810 11 454
Total artillery: 3 156 4 000
Self-propelled artillery: 424 889
Rocket artillery: 582 1 322

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 518 1 373
Fighter aircraft: 110 113
Multirole aircraf: 40 252
Attack aircraft: 96 121
Helicopters: 167 306

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Navy

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Total naval: 37 128
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 9
Corvettes: 0 4
Submarines: 0 8

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Nuclear weapons

Syria

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Egypt

Does not have nuclear weapons.

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.

Egypt

18-30 years of age for male conscript military service; service obligation - 18-36 months, followed by a 9-year reserve obligation; voluntary enlistment possible from age 16.