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Military power of Netherlands & United Arab Emirates

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Netherlands vs United Arab Emirates

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Country: Netherlands (NL) United Arab Emirates (AE)
Capital: Amsterdam Abu Dhabi
Population: 17,469,635 9,890,400
Area: 41,543 km2 83,600 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 13.7 billion $ 22.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.5% 5.7%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 35,400 100,000
Reserve personnel: 4,500 90,000
Available for military: 7,728,129 3,240,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 18 354
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,039 8,980
Total artillery: 57 398
Self-propelled artillery: 57 183
Rocket artillery: 0 139

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 201 510
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 78 137
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 94 215
UCAV (combat drone): 4 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 56 79
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 2 0
Corvettes: 0 9
Submarines: 4 0

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Nuclear weapons

Netherlands

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

United Arab Emirates

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Netherlands

17 years of age for an all-volunteer force.

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.