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Military power of United Arab Emirates and Jordan

Country: United Arab Emirates Jordan
Capital: Abu Dhabi Amman
Population: 5 927 482 9 915 942
Area: 83 600 km2 89 341 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: United Arab Emirates military forces description Jordan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,7% 4,6%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 100 000 110 700
Reserve personnel: 0 65 000
Available for military: 3 240 000 3 285 575

Land Forces

Tanks: 388 1 321×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 813 3 149
Total artillery: 306 621
Self-propelled artillery: 183 461
Rocket artillery: 68 88

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 489 260
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 146 46
Attack aircraft: 0 8
Helicopters: 202 126

Navy

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

Military service

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.

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.