UAE Armed forces

United Arab Emirates
Population
5 927 482
Military budget
22,8 billion $
Active personnel
100 000
Nuclear weapons
0 warheads
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Basic informations

Capital: Abu Dhabi
Area: 83 600 km2
Population: 5 927 482
Etnic groups: Emirati 19%, other Arab and Iranian 23%, South Asian 50%, other 8%
Religions: Muslim 76%, Christian 9%, other (primarily Hindu and Buddhist) 15%

Military branches

Union Defence Force (القوات المسلحة لدولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة‎‎) Land Forces, Navy, Air Force and Air Defense, Presidential Guard

Military service

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.

Military expenditures

Military budget
22,8 billion $

(USA)

Percent of GDP
5,7

Manpower

Active personnel
100 000

(China)

Reserve
0

(China)

Available
3 240 000

(China)

Land Forces

Tanks
388

(Russia)

AFV
5 813

(USA)

Artillery
306

(Russia)

Self-propelled guns
183

(Russia)

Rocket artillery
68
Armoured fighting vehicles includes infantry fighting vehicles, tank destroyers, armoured personnel carriers, mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles(MRAP), amphibious and reconnaissance vehicles.
Total artillery includes towed, self-propelled gun(SPG) and rocket artillery.

Tanks

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
-FV101 Scorpion76
-AMX-10P18
-AMX-VCI11
-Patria AMV40
-EE-11 Urutu120
-Panhard AML50
-Panhard M3370
-RG 31 Mk5 MRAP76
- Ferret30
-Alvis Saracen30
-Alvis Saladin90
-BTR-390
-Enigma APC-

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
-AMX-13 Mk F318

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
-Multiple Cradle Launcher-

Air Forces

Total aircraft
489

(USA)

Fighters
0

(China)

Multirole
146

(USA)

Attack
0

(Russia)

Helicopters
202

(USA)

Total aircraft - number of all military aircraft and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircraft. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircraft.

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber
--

Attack and bomber aircraft

TypeNameNumber
--

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-IAR 330SM PUMA 35
-AS 332 Super Puma2
-AW13915
-AS 550C3 Fennec12
-AS 350B3 Ecureuil14
-AB-412HP/SP6
-Bell 214B Huey Plus4
-AS 365N3 Dauphin1

Navy

Total naval
72

(China)

Aircraftcarriers
0

(USA)

Destroyers
0

(USA)

Frigates
0

(China)

Corvettes
11

(Russia)

Submarines
0

(China)

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.

Aircraftcarriers

TypeNameNumber
--

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
--

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
--

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
-Abu-Dhabi class3
-Baynunah class6
-Muray-Jib2

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
--

Nuclear weapons

Does not have nuclear weapons.