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Military power of Saudi Arabia and China

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Country: Saudi Arabia China
Capital: Riyadh Beijing
Population: 30 770 375 1 373 541 278
Area: 2 149 690 km2 9 596 961 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 260 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 63,7 billion $ 228 billion $
Percent of GDP: 10% 1,9%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 230 000 2 300 000
Reserve personnel: 325 000 8 000 000
Available for military: 8 240 714 385 821 101

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Land Forces

Tanks: 1 142 7 760×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 9 096 6 000
Total artillery: 757 9 726
Self-propelled artillery: 474 1 710
Rocket artillery: 122 1 770

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 855 4 182
Fighter aircraft: 62 1 150
Multirole aircraf: 54 629
Attack aircraft: 168 270
Helicopters: 341 1 170

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Navy

Total naval: 27 780
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 36
Frigates: 7 54
Corvettes: 4 42
Submarines: 0 76

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Military service

Saudi Arabia

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

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.