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Saudi Arabia vs Azerbaijan

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Saudi Arabia is a country located in Middle East with an area of 2,149,690 km2 (land boundries: 4,272 km and costline 2,640 km). The capital of Saudi Arabia is Riyadh. The number of inhabitants is 34,218,169.

Saudi-led coalition of Arab states invaded Yemen in 2015. The inventory of the Saudi military forces, including the SANG, includes a mix of mostly modern weapons systems from the US and Europe. The United States is the leading supplier of armaments. In 2021 Saudi Arabia was the world's largest arms importer.

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Azerbaijan is a country located in Southwestern Asia with an area of 86,600 km2 (land boundries: 2,468 km and costline 0 km (landlocked); note - Azerbaijan borders the Caspian Sea (713 km)). The capital of Azerbaijan is Baku. The number of inhabitants is 10,127,874.

The inventory of the Azerbaijan military is comprised mostly of Russian and Soviet-era weapons systems with a small mix of equipment from other countries, like Israel and Turkey.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 75 billion $ 3.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 7% 5.5%

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: 480,000 126,400
Reserve personnel: 325,000 330,000
Available for military: 8,240,714 3,000,000

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

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Tanks: 1,275 940
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6,347 2,363
Total artillery: 2,580 909
Self-propelled artillery: 510 267
Rocket artillery: 252 323

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: 1,407 176
Fighter aircraft: 141 5
Multirole aircraft: 72 15
Attack aircraft: 151 11
Helicopters: 491 97
UCAV (combat drone): 0 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: 34 31
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 1
Corvettes: 9 0
Submarines: 0 4

Total naval

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

Saudi Arabia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Azerbaijan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Saudi Arabia

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.

Azerbaijan

18-35 years of age for cumpulsory military service; service obligation 18 months or 12 months for university graduates; 17 years of age for voluntary service; 17 year olds are considered to be on active service at cadet military schools.