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Military power of United Arab Emirates and USA

Country: United Arab Emirates USA
Capital: Abu Dhabi Washington
Population: 5 927 482 324 527 000
Area: 83 600 km2 9 857 306 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 7 200 warheads
More: United Arab Emirates military forces description USA military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 554,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,7% 3,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 100 000 1 301 300
Reserve personnel: 0 811 000
Available for military: 3 240 000 73 270 043

Land Forces

Tanks: 388 8 848×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 813 46 000
Total artillery: 306 3 269
Self-propelled artillery: 183 950
Rocket artillery: 68 1 197

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 489 12 100
Fighter aircraft: 0 388
Multirole aircraf: 146 2 062
Attack aircraft: 0 470
Helicopters: 202 5 000

Navy

Total naval: 72 436
Aircraftcarriers: 0 20
Destroyers: 0 85
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 11 0
Submarines: 0 70

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.

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.