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Syria Military 2015

SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Syria Military 2015
SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on June 20, 2014

Military branches:
Syrian Armed Forces: Land Forces, Naval Forces, Air Forces (includes Air Defense Forces) (2013)

Military service age and obligation:
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 (enlisted) or 20 years or age 45 (NCOs) (2012)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 16-49: 5,889,837
females age 16-49: 5,660,751 (2010 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 16-49: 5,055,510
females age 16-49: 4,884,151 (2010 est.)

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually:
male: 256,698
female: 244,712 (2010 est.)


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Syria on this page is re-published from the 2015 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Syria Military 2015 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Syria Military 2015 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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