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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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Greece is a country located in Southern Europe with an area of 131,990 km2 (land boundries: 1,110 km and costline 13,676 km). The capital of Greece is Athens. The number of inhabitants is 10,718,565.

Greece joined NATO in 1952. The inventory of the Hellenic Armed Forces consists mostly of a mix of imported weapons from Europe and the USA. Germany is the leading supplier of weapons systems. Greece entered into a security agreement with France in 2021 that included the sale of frigates and fighter aircraft to augment its aging weapons systems. Greece's defense industry also is capable of producing a range of military hardware

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 1.8 billion $ 9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5% 3.7%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 169,000 107,600
Reserve personnel: 0 221,600
Available for military: 11,550,000 2,535,174

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 3,507 1,365
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4,639 4,126
Total artillery: 3,343 1,469
Self-propelled artillery: 502 588
Rocket artillery: 691 152

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: 470 855
Fighter aircraft: 108 35
Multirole aircraft: 29 202
Attack aircraft: 90 0
Helicopters: 171 427
UCAV (combat drone): 0 3

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: 43 236
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 13
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 0 11

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.

Greece

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.

Greece

19-45 years of age for compulsory military service; during wartime the law allows for recruitment beginning January of the year of inductee's 18th birthday, thus including 17 year olds; 18 years of age for volunteers; conscript service obligation is 1 year for the Army and 9 months for the Air Force and Navy; women are eligible for voluntary military service.