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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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Venezuela is a country located in Northern South America with an area of 916,445 km2 (land boundries: 5,267 km and costline 2,800 km). The capital of Venezuela is Caracas. The number of inhabitants is 28,887,118.

The FANB inventory is mainly of Chinese and Russian origin with a smaller mix of equipment from Western countries. Russia is the top supplier of military hardware to Venezuela

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 1.8 billion $ 0.7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5% 0.35%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 816 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 169,000 330,000
Reserve personnel: 0 8,000
Available for military: 11,550,000 8,000,000

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 3,507 312
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4,639 1,000
Total artillery: 3,343 200
Self-propelled artillery: 502 60
Rocket artillery: 691 36

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: 470 263
Fighter aircraft: 108 6
Multirole aircraft: 29 42
Attack aircraft: 90 0
Helicopters: 171 81
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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 46
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 2
Corvettes: 0 3
Submarines: 0 2

Total naval

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

Syria

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Venezuela

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.

Venezuela

All citizens of military service age (18-60 years old) are obligated to register for military service, though mandatory recruitment is forbidden; the minimum service obligation is 12 months.