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Saudi Arabia vs Belarus

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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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Belarus is a country located in Eastern Europe with an area of 207,595 km2 (land boundries: 3,599 km and costline 0 km (landlocked)). The capital of Belarus is Minsk. The number of inhabitants is 9,349,645.

Belarus has close security ties with Russia. In 2022, Belarus allowed Russian military forces to stage on its territory during its invasion of Ukraine. Russia is the principal supplier of arms to Belarus, and Belarusian troops reportedly train on Russian equipment. The inventory of the Belarus Armed Forces is comprised mostly of Russian andSoviet-origin equipment, and since 2010 Russia is the leading provider of arms. Belarus's defense industry manufactures some equipment (mostly modernized Soviet designs).

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 69 billion $ 0.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 8.3% 1.2%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 816 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 480,000 62,000
Reserve personnel: 325,000 344,750
Available for military: 8,240,714 2,500,000

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

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Tanks: 1,275 652
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6,347 1,871
Total artillery: 2,580 1,041
Self-propelled artillery: 510 440
Rocket artillery: 252 371

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: 1,407 199
Fighter aircraft: 141 34
Multirole aircraft: 72 4
Attack aircraft: 151 67
Helicopters: 491 68
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 0
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 0
Corvettes: 9 0
Submarines: 0 0

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.

Belarus

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Saudi Arabia

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

Belarus

18-27 years of age for compulsory military or alternative service; conscript service obligation is 12-18 months, depending on academic qualifications, and 24-36 months for alternative service, depending on academic qualifications; 17 year olds are eligible to become cadets at military higher education institutes, where they are classified as military personnel.