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Military power of Saudi Arabia & Japan

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Saudi Arabia vs Japan

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Country: Saudi Arabia (SA) Japan (JP)
Capital: Riyadh Tokyo
Population: 34,218,169 125,360,000
Area: 2,149,690 km2 377,944 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 57.5 billion $ 50.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 8.4% 1%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 505,000 247,150
Reserve personnel: 325,000 56,100
Available for military: 8,240,714 27,301,443

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,142 1,004
Armoured fighting vehicles: 9,096 3,072
Total artillery: 757 623
Self-propelled artillery: 474 214
Rocket artillery: 122 99

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 855 1,444
Fighter aircraft: 62 155
Multirole aircraf: 54 79
Attack aircraft: 168 0
Helicopters: 341 698
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 27 140
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 36
Frigates: 7 2
Corvettes: 4 6
Submarines: 0 22

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Nuclear weapons

Saudi Arabia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Japan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Saudi Arabia

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

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.