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Military power of Israel & United Arab Emirates

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Country: Israel (IL) United Arab Emirates (AE)
Capital: Jerusalem (internationally unrecognized) Abu Dhabi
Population: 8 238 300 5 927 482
Area: 20 770 km2 83 600 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 17,8 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,8% 5,7%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 176 500 100 000
Reserve personnel: 445 000 0
Available for military: 1 797 960 3 240 000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 2 200 388
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 766 5 813
Total artillery: 1 522 306
Self-propelled artillery: 614 183
Rocket artillery: 48 68

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 772 489
Fighter aircraft: 52 0
Multirole aircraf: 352 146
Attack aircraft: 25 0
Helicopters: 177 202

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Navy

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Total naval: 74 72
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 3 11
Submarines: 5 0

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Nuclear weapons

Israel

Although not certain, there is a rumour that Israel was the sixth country in the world that managed to research and develop their own nuclear arsenal. However, they did not confirm that fact. Still, a lot of sources claim that they managed to prepare fully working nuclear warheads in 1966. In spite of such early dates, Israel has not joined the NPT. Up to this day, they do not confirm nor deny the possibility of having nuclear arsenal. As a result of that, Israel is said to apply quite effective, yet affordable deterring policy.

According to many organizations, the estimated numbers of nuclear weapons that Israel possesses varies from 80 up to even 200 ready to be launched nuclear weapons. What is more, there are also rumours that Israel managed to prepare special missiles that can be operational from submarines.

United Arab Emirates

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Israel

18 years of age for compulsory (Jews, Druzes) military service; 17 years of age for voluntary (Christians, Muslims, Circassians) military service; both sexes are obligated to military service; conscript service obligation - 36 months for enlisted men, 21 months for enlisted women, 48 months for officers; pilots commit to 9 years service; reserve obligation to age 41-51 (men), 24 (women).

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.