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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.

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: 1045.1 billion $ 19.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0% 1.5%

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 66,550
Reserve personnel: 2,268,131 15,000
Available for military: 205,748,175 389,487

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: 13,936 138
Armoured fighting vehicles: 85,009 922
Total artillery: 12,152 62
Self-propelled artillery: 4,238 46
Rocket artillery: 2,423 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: 20,941 205
Fighter aircraft: 1,104 0
Multirole aircraft: 3,531 46
Attack aircraft: 728 6
Helicopters: 8,266 87
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 92
Aircraftcarriers: 28 0
Destroyers: 119 0
Frigates: 113 0
Corvettes: 52 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.