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Military power of Syria & Sweden

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Country: Syria (SY) Sweden (SE)
Capital: Damascus Stockholm
Population: 17 064 854 9 851 017
Area: 185 180 km2 450 295 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 3,3 billion $ 5,77 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5% 1,24%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 150 000 30 000
Reserve personnel: 0 34 500
Available for military: 11 550 000 2 065 782

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 4 156 120
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 810 2 719
Total artillery: 3 156 268
Self-propelled artillery: 424 48
Rocket artillery: 582 0

Tanks

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 518 240
Fighter aircraft: 110 0
Multirole aircraf: 40 98
Attack aircraft: 96 0
Helicopters: 167 53

Total aircraft

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Navy

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Total naval: 37 213
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 0 9
Submarines: 0 5

Total naval

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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.

Sweden

18-47 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; Swedish citizenship required; service obligation: 7.5 months (Army), 7-15 months (Navy), 8-12 months (Air Force); the Swedish Parliament has abolished compulsory military service, with exclusively voluntary recruitment as of July 2010; conscription remains an option in emergencies; after completing initial service, soldiers have a reserve commitment until age 47.