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The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union countries that are located in Europe with an area of 4,233,255 km2 The capital of Ukraine is Brussels. The number of inhabitants estimated is about 447 million. Members of EU: Germany, Latvia, France, Lithuania, Estonia, Portugal, Belgium, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Sweden, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Hungary, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain.

The European Union were not devised as a military alliance because most of the members are in the North Atlantic Alliance. Since the withdrawal of the UK, France is the only member recognised as a nuclear weapon state. Italy, Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium participate in NATO nuclear sharing.

The Arab League (League of Arab States) is a regional organization in the Arab world. the League has 22 members, but Syria's participation has been suspended since November 2011. Current members: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen. The Joint Defence Council of the Arab League is one of the Institutions of the Arab League. The Arab League as an organisation has no military Force but they establish a peacekeeping force.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 212.2 billion $ 120.7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0% 0%

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: 1,204,489 1,860,550
Reserve personnel: 1,997,100 1,527,000
Available for military: 92,594,951 68,012,996

Active

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

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Tanks: 4,544 7,140
Armoured fighting vehicles: 29,572 32,056
Total artillery: 6,114 8,231
Self-propelled artillery: 1,898 2,136
Rocket artillery: 690 1,769

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,270 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 5,428 3,680
Fighter aircraft: 453 185
Multirole aircraf: 874 581
Attack aircraft: 176 341
Helicopters: 2,454 1,345
UCAV (combat drone): 35 38

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: 1,286 478
Aircraftcarriers: 7 2
Destroyers: 19 0
Frigates: 69 25
Corvettes: 23 27
Submarines: 48 8

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Highest value in the world: 742 (China)
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Nuclear weapons

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Military service

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