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Military power of Saudi Arabia and USA

Country: Saudi Arabia USA
Capital: Riyadh Washington
Population: 30 770 375 324 527 000
Area: 2 149 690 km2 9 857 306 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 7 200 warheads
More: Saudi Arabia military forces description USA military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 63,7 billion $ 554,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 10% 3,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 230 000 1 301 300
Reserve personnel: 0 811 000
Available for military: 8 240 714 73 270 043

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 142 8 848×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 9 096 46 000
Total artillery: 757 3 269
Self-propelled artillery: 363 950
Rocket artillery: 122 1 197

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 862 12 100
Fighter aircraft: 86 388
Multirole aircraf: 72 2 062
Attack aircraft: 150 470
Helicopters: 324 5 000

Navy

Total naval: 27 436
Aircraftcarriers: 0 20
Destroyers: 0 85
Frigates: 7 0
Corvettes: 4 0
Submarines: 0 70

Military service

Saudi Arabia

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

USA

18 years of age (17 years of age with parental consent) for male and female voluntary service; no conscription; maximum enlistment age 42 (Army), 27 (Air Force), 34 (Navy), 28 (Marines); service obligation 8 years, including 2-5 years active duty (Army), 2 years active (Navy), 4 years active (Air Force, Marines); DoD is eliminating prohibitions restricting women from assignments in units smaller than brigades or near combat units.