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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.

Finland joined the alliance on 4 April 2023.

Qatar is a country located in Middle East with an area of 11,586 km2 (land boundries: 87 km and costline 563 km). The capital of Qatar is Doha. The number of inhabitants is 2,795,484.

The Qatari military's inventory includes a broad mix of older and modern weapons systems, mostly from the United States and Europe. In the 2010s, Qatar embarked on an extensive military expansion and modernization program with large air, ground, and naval equipment purchases.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 1157.71 billion $ 6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0% 3.6%

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: 3,142,889 66,550
Reserve personnel: 2,748,132 15,000
Available for military: 206,903,543 389,487

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

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Tanks: 14,125 138
Armoured fighting vehicles: 86,709 922
Total artillery: 12,997 62
Self-propelled artillery: 4,359 46
Rocket artillery: 2,485 16

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: 21,104 205
Fighter aircraft: 1,104 0
Multirole aircraft: 3,586 46
Attack aircraft: 728 6
Helicopters: 8,293 87
UCAV (combat drone): 556 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: 1,916 92
Aircraftcarriers: 28 0
Destroyers: 119 0
Frigates: 113 0
Corvettes: 54 3
Submarines: 144 0

Total naval

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

NATO

Data not available

Qatar

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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Data not available

Qatar

Conscription for males aged 18-35; 4-month general obligation, 3 months for graduates.