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Military power of France and United Arab Emirates

Country: France United Arab Emirates
Capital: Paris Abu Dhabi
Population: 67 013 000 5 927 482
Area: 640 679 km2 83 600 km2
Nuclear weapons: 300 warheads 0 warheads
More: France military forces description United Arab Emirates military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 55,7 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,3% 5,7%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 215 019 100 000
Reserve personnel: 27 680 0
Available for military: 14 563 662 3 240 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 406 388×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 352 5 813
Total artillery: 448 306
Self-propelled artillery: 330 183
Rocket artillery: 13 68

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 036 489
Fighter aircraft: 35 0
Multirole aircraf: 150 146
Attack aircraft: 84 0
Helicopters: 480 202

Navy

Total naval: 110 72
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 11 0
Frigates: 11 0
Corvettes: 0 11
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.

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.