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Compare armed forces

Military power of USA and Saudi Arabia

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

Military service

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.

Saudi Arabia

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