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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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Netherlands is a country located in Western Europe with an area of 41,543 km2 (land boundries: 1,053 km and costline 451 km). The capital of Netherlands is Amsterdam. The number of inhabitants is 17,469,635.

The Netherlands is a member of NATO and was one of the original 12 countries to sign the North Atlantic Treaty. Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg signed an agreement to conduct joint air policing of their territories in 2015. They trade responsibility for patrolling the skies over the three countries. The inventory of the Netherlands Armed Forces consists of a mix of domestically-produced and modern European and United States equipment. The Netherlands has an advanced domestic defense industry that focuses on armored vehicles, naval ships, and air defense systems

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 1.8 billion $ 13.7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5% 1.5%

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 35,400
Reserve personnel: 0 4,500
Available for military: 11,550,000 7,728,129

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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 18
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4,639 1,116
Total artillery: 3,343 75
Self-propelled artillery: 502 52
Rocket artillery: 691 0

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: 470 183
Fighter aircraft: 108 0
Multirole aircraft: 29 61
Attack aircraft: 90 0
Helicopters: 171 82
UCAV (combat drone): 0 4

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: 43 144
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 0 2
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 0 4

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

Syria

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Netherlands

Netherlands 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.

Netherlands

17 years of age for an all-volunteer force.