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Finland vs Saudi Arabia

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Finland is a country located in Northern Europe with an area of 338,424 km2 (land boundries: 2,563 km and costline 1,250 km). The capital of Finland is Helsinki. The number of inhabitants is 5,536,146.

Finland was not a member of NATO, but Finland and NATO actively cooperated in peace-support operations, exercised together, and exchanged analysis and information. Finland is a signatory of the EU’s Common Security and Defense Policy (CSDP). On 5 July 2022, NATO signed the accession protocol for Finland to join the alliance. The inventory of the Finnish Defense Forces consists of a wide mix of mostly modern US, European, and domestically-produced weapons systems.

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Saudi Arabia is a country located in Middle East with an area of 2,149,690 km2 (land boundries: 4,272 km and costline 2,640 km). The capital of Saudi Arabia is Riyadh. The number of inhabitants is 34,218,169.

Saudi-led coalition of Arab states invaded Yemen in 2015. The inventory of the Saudi military forces, including the SANG, includes a mix of mostly modern weapons systems from the US and Europe. The United States is the leading supplier of armaments. In 2021 Saudi Arabia was the world's largest arms importer.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 6.7 billion $ 75 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.3% 7%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 24,000 480,000
Reserve personnel: 870,000 325,000
Available for military: 1,155,368 8,240,714

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 239 1,275
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,020 6,347
Total artillery: 821 2,580
Self-propelled artillery: 97 510
Rocket artillery: 62 252

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: 158 1,407
Fighter aircraft: 0 141
Multirole aircraft: 55 72
Attack aircraft: 0 151
Helicopters: 27 491
UCAV (combat drone): 0 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: 170 34
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 11
Corvettes: 2 9
Submarines: 0 0

Total naval

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

Finland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Saudi Arabia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Finland

18 years of age for male voluntary and compulsory - and female voluntary - national military and nonmilitary service; service obligation 6-12 months; military obligation to age 60

Saudi Arabia

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.