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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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Germany is a country located in Central Europe with an area of 357,168 km2 (land boundries: 3,694 km and costline 2,389 km). The capital of Germany is Berlin. The number of inhabitants is 83,166,711.

Germany joined NATO in May 1955. The German Army has incorporated a joint Franco-German mechanized infantry brigade since 1989, a Dutch airmobile infantry brigade, and a Dutch mechanized infantry brigade. the German Federal Armed Forces inventory is mostly comprised of weapons systems produced domestically or jointly with other European countries and from the United States. Germany's defense industry is capable of manufacturing the full spectrum of military weapons systems, and is one of the world's leading arms exporters.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 1.8 billion $ 57 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5% 1.4%

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: 169,000 183,907
Reserve personnel: 0 30,050
Available for military: 11,550,000 18,529,299

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

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Tanks: 3,507 328
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4,639 3,874
Total artillery: 3,343 401
Self-propelled artillery: 502 121
Rocket artillery: 691 38

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 470 662
Fighter aircraft: 108 141
Multirole aircraft: 29 90
Attack aircraft: 90 0
Helicopters: 171 347
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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: 43 65
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 12
Corvettes: 0 5
Submarines: 0 6

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Syria

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Germany

Germany participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

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.

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.