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Military power of China and United Arab Emirates

Country: China United Arab Emirates
Capital: Beijing Abu Dhabi
Population: 1 373 541 278 5 927 482
Area: 9 596 961 km2 83 600 km2
Nuclear weapons: 260 warheads 0 warheads
More: China military forces description United Arab Emirates military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 215 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,9% 5,7%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 2 300 000 100 000
Reserve personnel: 510 000 0
Available for military: 385 821 101 3 240 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 9 150 388×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 788 5 813
Total artillery: 9 726 306
Self-propelled artillery: 1 710 183
Rocket artillery: 1 770 68

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 3 729 489
Fighter aircraft: 1 199 0
Multirole aircraf: 567 146
Attack aircraft: 300 0
Helicopters: 1 627 202

Navy

Total naval: 749 72
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 32 0
Frigates: 51 0
Corvettes: 32 11
Submarines: 73 0

Military service

China

18-24 years of age for selective compulsory military service, with a 2-year service obligation; no minimum age for voluntary service (all officers are volunteers); 18-19 years of age for women high school graduates who meet requirements for specific military jobs; a recent military decision allows women in combat roles.

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.