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Country: USA (US) Jordan (JO)
Capital: Washington Amman
Population: 324 527 000 9 915 942
Area: 9 857 306 km2 89 341 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 610 billion $ 2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,1% 4,6%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 1 281 900 110 700
Reserve personnel: 811 000 65 000
Available for military: 73 270 043 3 285 575

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 6 393 1 321
Armoured fighting vehicles: 41 760 3 149
Total artillery: 3 269 621
Self-propelled artillery: 950 461
Rocket artillery: 1 197 88

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 12 304 260
Fighter aircraft: 457 0
Multirole aircraf: 2 192 46
Attack aircraft: 587 8
Helicopters: 4 889 126

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Navy

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Total naval: 437 27
Aircraftcarriers: 20 0
Destroyers: 85 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 71 0

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Nuclear weapons

USA

The first country to develop and to military use nuclear warheads in the world. Everything started from the Manhattan project, a research that had one particular goal in focus – to develop and produce the first nuclear weapon. Americans were the first to wield such powerful weapon. Everything started in 1941, which is date of the beginning of Manhattan project. Since the end of the Second World War, United States became the leading country when it comes to possessing nuclear warheads and it lasted approximately to 1980s. We should also bear in mind that United States are also the only nation that ever used nuclear weapon in military conflict.

In 1960, the amount of warheads stored by Americans exceeded 30,000. However, it is worth to note that throughout the entire period of the so-called Cold War, USA managed to build approximately 70,000 nuclear warheads, what is more than all other countries with access to nuclear weapons combined. From the first test that happened in 1945 to this day, the USA conducted 1054 tests of atomic bombs. Still, as a result of introduced restrictions on the amount of warheads one state can possess, the current number has dropped to 6500 warheads. Noteworthy is also the fact that out of this number, United States deployed only 1600.

Jordan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

USA

18 years of age (17 years of age with parental consent) for male and female voluntary service; no conscription; maximum enlistment age 42 (Army), 27 (Air Force), 34 (Navy), 28 (Marines); service obligation 8 years, including 2-5 years active duty (Army), 2 years active (Navy), 4 years active (Air Force, Marines); DoD is eliminating prohibitions restricting women from assignments in units smaller than brigades or near combat units.

Jordan

17 years of age for voluntary male military service; initial service term 2 years, with option to reenlist for 18 years; conscription at age 18 suspended in 1999; women are not conscripted, but can volunteer to serve in noncombat military positions in the Royal Jordanian Arab Army Women's Corps and RJAF.