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Vietnam is a country located in Southeastern Asia with an area of 332,698 km2 (land boundries: 4,616 km and costline 3,444 km (excludes islands)). The capital of Vietnam is Hanoi. The number of inhabitants is 96,208,984.

The PAVN is armed largely with weapons and equipment from Russia and the former Soviet Union. Russia has remained the main supplier of newer PAVN military equipment, although in recent years Vietnam has purchased arms from more than a dozen other countries. Vietnam has a limited defense industry

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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: 8 billion $ 1.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.6% 5%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 482,000 169,000
Reserve personnel: 3,000,000 0
Available for military: 30,000,000 11,550,000

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

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Tanks: 1,829 3,507
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,820 4,639
Total artillery: 2,000 3,343
Self-propelled artillery: 180 502
Rocket artillery: 450 691

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: 271 470
Fighter aircraft: 11 108
Multirole aircraft: 35 29
Attack aircraft: 34 90
Helicopters: 99 171
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: 96 43
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 9 0
Corvettes: 14 0
Submarines: 6 0

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

Vietnam

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Syria

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Vietnam

18-25 years of age for male compulsory and voluntary military service; females may volunteer for active duty military service; conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 18 months (Army, Air Defense), 2 years (Navy and Air Force); 18-45 years of age (male) or 18-40 years of age (female) for Militia Force or Self Defense Force service; males may enroll in military schools at age 17.

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.