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Military power of Saudi Arabia and Egypt

Country: Saudi Arabia Egypt
Capital: Riyadh Cairo
Population: 30 770 375 89 810 000
Area: 2 149 690 km2 1 010 407 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 63,7 billion $ 7,85 billion $
Percent of GDP: 10% 2,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 230 000 500 000
Reserve personnel: 325 000 1 000 000
Available for military: 8 240 714 41 157 220

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 142 3 914×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 9 096 11 454
Total artillery: 757 5 813
Self-propelled artillery: 474 995
Rocket artillery: 122 1 322

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 862 1 277
Fighter aircraft: 86 113
Multirole aircraf: 54 241
Attack aircraft: 148 82
Helicopters: 344 260

Navy

Total naval: 27 154
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 7 11
Corvettes: 4 6
Submarines: 0 8

Military service

Saudi Arabia

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

Egypt

18-30 years of age for male conscript military service; service obligation - 18-36 months, followed by a 9-year reserve obligation; voluntary enlistment possible from age 16.