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Military power of Syria & India

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Syria vs India

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Country: Syria (SY) India (IN)
Capital: Damascus New Delhi
Population: 17,500,657 1,352,642,280
Area: 185,180 km2 3,287,590 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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.