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Qatar vs United Arab Emirates

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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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United Arab Emirates is a country located in Middle East with an area of 83,600 km2 (land boundries: 1,066 km and costline 1,318 km). The capital of United Arab Emirates is Abu Dhabi. The number of inhabitants is 9,890,400.

the UAE hosts a multi-service French military base. The UAE has a defense cooperation agreement with the United States and hosted about 3,500 US troops. UAE invaded Yemen as part of the Saudi-led coalition and withdrew its main military force in 2019. the UAE Armed Forces inventory is comprised of wide variety of mostly modern imported equipment. The Emirates has acquired military equipment from more than 20 countries. USA is the leading supplier.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 19.3 billion $ 22.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.5% 5.7%

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: 66,550 100,000
Reserve personnel: 15,000 90,000
Available for military: 389,487 3,240,000

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 92 354
Armoured fighting vehicles: 250 8,980
Total artillery: 110 398
Self-propelled artillery: 49 183
Rocket artillery: 10 139

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,270 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 115 510
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 14 137
Attack aircraft: 6 0
Helicopters: 47 215
UCAV (combat drone): 6 0

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: 86 79
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 0 9
Submarines: 0 0

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 742 (China)
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Nuclear weapons

Qatar

Does not have nuclear weapons.

United Arab Emirates

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Qatar

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

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.