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Military power of Germany & Saudi Arabia

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Germany vs Saudi Arabia

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Country: Germany (DE) Saudi Arabia (SA)
Capital: Berlin Riyadh
Population: 82 175 700 30 770 375
Area: 357 168 km2 2 149 690 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 44,3 billion $ 63,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,2% 10%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 178 334 230 000
Reserve personnel: 40 000 325 000
Available for military: 18 529 299 8 240 714

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 328 1 142
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 592 9 096
Total artillery: 440 757
Self-propelled artillery: 148 474
Rocket artillery: 50 122

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 785 855
Fighter aircraft: 134 62
Multirole aircraf: 115 54
Attack aircraft: 0 168
Helicopters: 358 341

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Navy

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Total naval: 64 27
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 10 7
Corvettes: 5 4
Submarines: 6 0

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Nuclear weapons

Germany

Germany participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

Saudi Arabia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.

Saudi Arabia

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