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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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India is a country located in Southern Asia with an area of 3,287,590 km2 (land boundries: 13,888 km and costline 7,000 km). The capital of India is New Delhi. The number of inhabitants is 1,352,642,280.

The Indian Armed Forces were chiefly focused on China and Pakistan. India and Pakistan have fought several conflicts since 1947. The Sino-Indian War between China and India occurred in October–November 1962. A disputed Himalayan border was the main cause of the war. The inventory of the Indian Armed Forces consists mostly of Russian- and Soviet-origin equipment along with a smaller mix of Western and domestically-produced arms. Russia has been the leading supplier of arms to India. France, Israel, and the US also among the major arms suppliers. India's defense industry is capable of producing a range of weapons systems for indigenous use and export.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 1.8 billion $ 67 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5% 2.4%

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 1,455,550
Reserve personnel: 0 1,155,000
Available for military: 11,550,000 319,129,420

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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 4,614
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,810 8,600
Total artillery: 3,156 2,799
Self-propelled artillery: 424 100
Rocket artillery: 582 960

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 2,263
Fighter aircraft: 110 173
Multirole aircraf: 40 405
Attack aircraft: 96 120
Helicopters: 167 729
UCAV (combat drone): 0 12

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: 37 267
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 11
Frigates: 0 13
Corvettes: 0 23
Submarines: 0 16

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.

India

India is not a party to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. India maintains a "no first use" nuclear policy

India has not released any official statements about the size of its nuclear arsenal. As of January 2020, India was estimated to have around 150 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.

India

16-18 years of age for voluntary military service (Army 17 1/2, Air Force 17, Navy 16 1/2); no conscription; women may join as officers, but for noncombat roles only.