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United Arab Emirates vs Syria

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United Arab Emirates is a country located in Middle East with an area of 83,600 km2 (land boundries: 1,066 km and costline 1,318 km). The capital of United Arab Emirates is Abu Dhabi. The number of inhabitants is 9,890,400.

the UAE hosts a multi-service French military base. The UAE has a defense cooperation agreement with the United States and hosted about 3,500 US troops. UAE invaded Yemen as part of the Saudi-led coalition and withdrew its main military force in 2019. the UAE Armed Forces inventory is comprised of wide variety of mostly modern imported equipment. The Emirates has acquired military equipment from more than 20 countries. USA is the leading supplier.

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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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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22.8 billion $ 1.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5.7% 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: 100,000 169,000
Reserve personnel: 90,000 0
Available for military: 3,240,000 11,550,000

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 354 3,507
Armoured fighting vehicles: 8,980 4,639
Total artillery: 398 3,343
Self-propelled artillery: 183 502
Rocket artillery: 139 691

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: 510 470
Fighter aircraft: 0 108
Multirole aircraft: 137 29
Attack aircraft: 0 90
Helicopters: 215 171
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: 79 43
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 9 0
Submarines: 0 0

Total naval

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

United Arab Emirates

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Syria

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

United Arab Emirates

18-30 years of age for compulsory military service for men, optional service for women; 17 years of age for male volunteers with parental approval; 2-year general obligation, 9 months for secondary school graduates; women may train for 9 months regardless of education.

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.