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NATO Peninsula Shield Force

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (North Atlantic Alliance) is an intergovernmental military alliance which was signed in Washington on 4 April 1949. NATO is a system of collective security: its independent member states agree to defend each other against attacks by others countries. NATO's main headquarters are located in Brussels. The following twelve states signed the treaty and became the founding members: Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, United Kingdom and United States. The following states joined the treaty after 1949: Greece, Germany, Turkey and Spain. Members who joined after the dissolution of the Soviet Union: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Albania, Croatia, Montenegro and North Macedonia.

Before and during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, several NATO countries sent army to reinforce the alliance's eastern flank. Alliance had deployed 40,000 troops along its 2,500 kilometres long Eastern flank to deter possible Russian aggression. On 5 July the North Atlantic Alliance members signed off on the accession protocols for Sweden and Finland and formally approved the decisions of the NATO summit.

The Peninsula Shield Force is the military arm of the Gulf Cooperation Council. Members of PSF: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. As of March 2011, the Peninsula Shield Force was commanded by Saudi Major General Mutlaq bin Salem Al-Azima and has about 40 thousand troops.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 1045.1 billion $ 99.60001 billion $
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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: 3,157,548 671,550
Reserve personnel: 2,268,131 430,000
Available for military: 205,748,175 11,870,201

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: 13,936 1,767
Armoured fighting vehicles: 85,009 16,249
Total artillery: 12,152 3,040
Self-propelled artillery: 4,238 739
Rocket artillery: 2,423 407

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: 20,941 2,122
Fighter aircraft: 1,104 141
Multirole aircraft: 3,531 255
Attack aircraft: 728 157
Helicopters: 8,266 793
UCAV (combat drone): 551 6

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: 1,746 205
Aircraftcarriers: 28 0
Destroyers: 119 0
Frigates: 113 11
Corvettes: 52 21
Submarines: 144 0

Total naval

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

NATO

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Military service

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