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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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Germany is a country located in Central Europe with an area of 357,168 km2 (land boundries: 3,694 km and costline 2,389 km). The capital of Germany is Berlin. The number of inhabitants is 83,166,711.

Germany joined NATO in May 1955. The German Army has incorporated a joint Franco-German mechanized infantry brigade since 1989, a Dutch airmobile infantry brigade, and a Dutch mechanized infantry brigade. the German Federal Armed Forces inventory is mostly comprised of weapons systems produced domestically or jointly with other European countries and from the United States. Germany's defense industry is capable of manufacturing the full spectrum of military weapons systems, and is one of the world's leading arms exporters.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 57.5 billion $ 57 billion $
Percent of GDP: 8.4% 1.4%

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: 505,000 183,907
Reserve personnel: 325,000 30,050
Available for military: 8,240,714 18,529,299

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

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Tanks: 1,275 328
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6,347 3,874
Total artillery: 2,580 401
Self-propelled artillery: 510 121
Rocket artillery: 252 38

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: 1,407 662
Fighter aircraft: 141 141
Multirole aircraf: 72 90
Attack aircraft: 151 0
Helicopters: 491 347
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 65
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 12
Corvettes: 9 5
Submarines: 0 6

Total naval

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

Saudi Arabia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Germany

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

Military service

Saudi Arabia

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

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.