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Military power of United Arab Emirates and Qatar

Country: United Arab Emirates Qatar
Capital: Abu Dhabi Doha
Population: 5 927 482 2 675 522
Area: 83 600 km2 11 586 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: United Arab Emirates military forces description Qatar military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 19,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,7% 1,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 100 000 11 800
Reserve personnel: 0 0
Available for military: 3 240 000 389 487

Land Forces

Tanks: 388 92×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 813 250
Total artillery: 306 110
Self-propelled artillery: 183 49
Rocket artillery: 68 10

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 489 109
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 146 14
Attack aircraft: 0 6
Helicopters: 202 47

Navy

Total naval: 72 86
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.

Qatar

Conscription for males aged 18-35; 4-month general obligation, 3 months for graduates.