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Military power of Saudi Arabia and France

Country: Saudi Arabia France
Capital: Riyadh Paris
Population: 30 770 375 67 013 000
Area: 2 149 690 km2 640 679 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 300 warheads
More: Saudi Arabia military forces description France military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 63,7 billion $ 55,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 10% 2,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 230 000 215 019
Reserve personnel: 0 27 680
Available for military: 8 240 714 14 563 662

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 142 406×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 9 096 6 352
Total artillery: 757 448
Self-propelled artillery: 363 330
Rocket artillery: 122 13

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 862 1 036
Fighter aircraft: 86 35
Multirole aircraf: 72 150
Attack aircraft: 150 84
Helicopters: 324 480

Navy

Total naval: 27 110
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 11
Frigates: 7 11
Corvettes: 4 0
Submarines: 0 10

Military service

Saudi Arabia

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

France

18-25 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; no conscription; 1-year service obligation; women serve in noncombat post.