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Military power of Syria & Saudi Arabia

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Syria vs Saudi Arabia

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Country: Syria (SY) Saudi Arabia (SA)
Capital: Damascus Riyadh
Population: 17,500,657 34,218,169
Area: 185,180 km2 2,149,690 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 1.8 billion $ 57.5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5% 8.4%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 169,000 505,000
Reserve personnel: 0 325,000
Available for military: 11,550,000 8,240,714

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 4,156 1,142
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,810 9,096
Total artillery: 3,156 757
Self-propelled artillery: 424 474
Rocket artillery: 582 122

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 518 855
Fighter aircraft: 110 62
Multirole aircraf: 40 54
Attack aircraft: 96 168
Helicopters: 167 341
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 37 27
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 7
Corvettes: 0 4
Submarines: 0 0

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Nuclear weapons

Syria

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Saudi Arabia

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.

Saudi Arabia

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.