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Military power of Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates

Country: Saudi Arabia United Arab Emirates
Capital: Riyadh Abu Dhabi
Population: 30 770 375 5 927 482
Area: 2 149 690 km2 83 600 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Saudi Arabia military forces description United Arab Emirates military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 63,7 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 10% 5,7%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 230 000 100 000
Reserve personnel: 325 000 0
Available for military: 8 240 714 3 240 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 142 388×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 9 096 5 813
Total artillery: 757 306
Self-propelled artillery: 474 183
Rocket artillery: 122 68

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 862 489
Fighter aircraft: 86 0
Multirole aircraf: 54 146
Attack aircraft: 148 0
Helicopters: 344 202

Navy

Total naval: 27 72
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 7 0
Corvettes: 4 11
Submarines: 0 0

Military service

Saudi Arabia

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

United Arab Emirates

18-30 years of age for compulsory military service for men, optional service for women; 17 years of age for male volunteers with parental approval; 2-year general obligation, 9 months for secondary school graduates; women may train for 9 months regardless of education.