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Peninsula Shield Force vs European Union EU

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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.

The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union countries that are located in Europe with an area of 4,233,255 km2 The capital of Ukraine is Brussels. The number of inhabitants estimated is about 447 million. Members of EU: Germany, Latvia, France, Lithuania, Estonia, Portugal, Belgium, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Sweden, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Hungary, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain.

The European Union were not devised as a military alliance because most of the members are in the North Atlantic Alliance. Since the withdrawal of the UK, France is the only member recognised as a nuclear weapon state. Italy, Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium participate in NATO nuclear sharing.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 105.4 billion $ 295.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0% 0%

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: 696,550 1,277,969
Reserve personnel: 520,000 1,687,132
Available for military: 11,870,201 92,594,951

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

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Tanks: 1,767 4,244
Armoured fighting vehicles: 16,249 29,371
Total artillery: 3,040 6,071
Self-propelled artillery: 739 1,869
Rocket artillery: 407 676

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: 2,122 5,460
Fighter aircraft: 141 445
Multirole aircraft: 255 885
Attack aircraft: 157 162
Helicopters: 793 2,398
UCAV (combat drone): 6 64

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 13,175 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 205 1,306
Aircraftcarriers: 0 7
Destroyers: 0 19
Frigates: 11 68
Corvettes: 21 23
Submarines: 0 48

Total naval

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

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Military service

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