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Military power of Saudi Arabia and Jordan

Country: Saudi Arabia Jordan
Capital: Riyadh Amman
Population: 30 770 375 9 915 942
Area: 2 149 690 km2 89 341 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Saudi Arabia military forces description Jordan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 63,7 billion $ 2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 10% 4,6%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 230 000 110 700
Reserve personnel: 325 000 65 000
Available for military: 8 240 714 3 285 575

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 142 1 321×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 9 096 3 149
Total artillery: 757 621
Self-propelled artillery: 474 461
Rocket artillery: 122 88

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 862 260
Fighter aircraft: 86 0
Multirole aircraf: 54 46
Attack aircraft: 148 8
Helicopters: 344 126

Navy

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

Military service

Saudi Arabia

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

Jordan

17 years of age for voluntary male military service; initial service term 2 years, with option to reenlist for 18 years; conscription at age 18 suspended in 1999; women are not conscripted, but can volunteer to serve in noncombat military positions in the Royal Jordanian Arab Army Women's Corps and RJAF.