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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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Jordan is a country located in Middle East with an area of 89,341 km2 (land boundries: 1,744 km and costline 26 km). The capital of Jordan is Amman. The number of inhabitants is 10,658,123.

Jordan has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status with the United States. Jordan signed a peace treaty with Israel in 1994. The JAF inventory is comprised of a wide mix of imported equipment from Europe, Russia, and the USA.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 75 billion $ 2.6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 7% 6.5%

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: 480,000 100,500
Reserve personnel: 325,000 65,000
Available for military: 8,240,714 3,285,575

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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 1,588
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6,347 3,653
Total artillery: 2,580 633
Self-propelled artillery: 510 461
Rocket artillery: 252 88

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: 1,407 255
Fighter aircraft: 141 0
Multirole aircraft: 72 44
Attack aircraft: 151 4
Helicopters: 491 140
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 27
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 0
Corvettes: 9 0
Submarines: 0 0

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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.

Jordan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Saudi Arabia

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

Jordan

17 years of age for voluntary male military service; initial service term 2 years, with option to reenlist for 18 years; conscription at age 18 suspended in 1999; women are not conscripted, but can volunteer to serve in noncombat military positions in the Royal Jordanian Arab Army Women's Corps and RJAF.