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Military power of France and Saudi Arabia

Country: France Saudi Arabia
Capital: Paris Riyadh
Population: 67 013 000 30 770 375
Area: 640 679 km2 2 149 690 km2
Nuclear weapons: 300 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 55,7 billion $ 63,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,3% 10%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 203 000 230 000
Reserve personnel: 68 000 325 000
Available for military: 14 563 662 8 240 714

Land Forces

Tanks: 406 1 142×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 352 9 096
Total artillery: 448 757
Self-propelled artillery: 330 474
Rocket artillery: 13 122

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 076 862
Fighter aircraft: 38 86
Multirole aircraf: 150 54
Attack aircraft: 89 148
Helicopters: 512 344

Navy

Total naval: 109 27
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 10 0
Frigates: 11 7
Corvettes: 0 4
Submarines: 10 0

Military service

France

18-25 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; no conscription; 1-year service obligation; women serve in noncombat post.

Saudi Arabia

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.