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Military power of Germany and Saudi Arabia

Country: Germany Saudi Arabia
Capital: Berlin Riyadh
Population: 82 175 700 30 770 375
Area: 357 168 km2 2 149 690 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Germany military forces description Saudi Arabia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 41,1 billion $ 63,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,2% 10%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 178 334 230 000
Reserve personnel: 40 000 0
Available for military: 18 529 299 8 240 714

Land Forces

Tanks: 328 1 142×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 357 9 096
Total artillery: 441 757
Self-propelled artillery: 149 363
Rocket artillery: 50 122

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 776 862
Fighter aircraft: 125 86
Multirole aircraf: 93 72
Attack aircraft: 0 150
Helicopters: 380 324

Navy

Total naval: 64 27
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 10 7
Corvettes: 5 4
Submarines: 6 0

Military service

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.

Saudi Arabia

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