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Egypt vs United Arab Emirates

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Egypt is a country located in Northern Africa with an area of 1,010,407 km2 (land boundries: 2,612 km and costline 2,450 km). The capital of Egypt is Cairo. The number of inhabitants is 101,576,517.

Egypt has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status with the US. The EAF's inventory is comprised of a mix of domestically produced, imported Soviet-era, and more modern, particularly Western, weapons systems. The leading suppliers of military hardware to Egypt are France, Russia, and the United States.

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United Arab Emirates is a country located in Middle East with an area of 83,600 km2 (land boundries: 1,066 km and costline 1,318 km). The capital of United Arab Emirates is Abu Dhabi. The number of inhabitants is 9,890,400.

the UAE hosts a multi-service French military base. The UAE has a defense cooperation agreement with the United States and hosted about 3,500 US troops. UAE invaded Yemen as part of the Saudi-led coalition and withdrew its main military force in 2019. the UAE Armed Forces inventory is comprised of wide variety of mostly modern imported equipment. The Emirates has acquired military equipment from more than 20 countries. USA is the leading supplier.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 11 billion $ 22.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.5% 5.7%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 438,500 100,000
Reserve personnel: 479,000 90,000
Available for military: 41,157,220 3,240,000

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 3,789 354
Armoured fighting vehicles: 8,699 8,980
Total artillery: 4,328 398
Self-propelled artillery: 889 183
Rocket artillery: 1,250 139

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1,103 510
Fighter aircraft: 44 0
Multirole aircraft: 278 137
Attack aircraft: 121 0
Helicopters: 310 215
UCAV (combat drone): 32 0

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 193 79
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 14 0
Corvettes: 7 9
Submarines: 8 0

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Egypt

Does not have nuclear weapons.

United Arab Emirates

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Egypt

18-30 years of age for male conscript military service; service obligation - 18-36 months, followed by a 9-year reserve obligation; voluntary enlistment possible from age 16.

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.