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Military power of Russia and Saudi Arabia

Country: Russia Saudi Arabia
Capital: Moscow Riyadh
Population: 144 554 993 30 770 375
Area: 17 098 242 km2 2 149 690 km2
Nuclear weapons: 7 500 warheads 0 warheads
More: Russia military forces description Saudi Arabia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 69,2 billion $ 63,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,3% 10%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 771 000 230 000
Reserve personnel: 2 000 000 325 000
Available for military: 34 765 736 8 240 714

Land Forces

Tanks: 20 050 1 142×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 30 201 9 096
Total artillery: 14 533 757
Self-propelled artillery: 5 943 474
Rocket artillery: 4 020 122

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 4 042 862
Fighter aircraft: 629 86
Multirole aircraf: 428 54
Attack aircraft: 752 148
Helicopters: 1 360 344

Navy

Total naval: 313 27
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 19 0
Frigates: 6 7
Corvettes: 83 4
Submarines: 61 0

Military service

Russia

18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 1-year service obligation (conscripts can only be sent to combat zones after 6 months of training); reserve obligation for non-officers to age 50; enrollment in military schools from the age of 16, cadets classified as members of the armed forces.

Saudi Arabia

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