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Military power of Syria & Japan

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Syria vs Japan

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Country: Syria (SY) Japan (JP)
Capital: Damascus Tokyo
Population: 17,500,657 125,360,000
Area: 185,180 km2 377,944 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 1.8 billion $ 50.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5% 1%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 169,000 247,150
Reserve personnel: 0 56,100
Available for military: 11,550,000 27,301,443

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 4,156 1,004
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,810 3,072
Total artillery: 3,156 623
Self-propelled artillery: 424 214
Rocket artillery: 582 99

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 518 1,444
Fighter aircraft: 110 155
Multirole aircraf: 40 79
Attack aircraft: 96 0
Helicopters: 167 698
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 37 140
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 36
Frigates: 0 2
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 0 22

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Nuclear weapons

Syria

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Japan

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.

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.