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United Arab Emirates is a country located in Middle East with an area of 83,600 km2 (land boundries: 1,066 km and costline 1,318 km). The capital of United Arab Emirates is Abu Dhabi. The number of inhabitants is 9,890,400.

the UAE hosts a multi-service French military base. The UAE has a defense cooperation agreement with the United States and hosted about 3,500 US troops. UAE invaded Yemen as part of the Saudi-led coalition and withdrew its main military force in 2019. the UAE Armed Forces inventory is comprised of wide variety of mostly modern imported equipment. The Emirates has acquired military equipment from more than 20 countries. USA is the leading supplier.

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A hypothetical military alliance between China and Russia. The two countries share a land border and they signed the Treaty of Good-Neighborliness and Friendly Cooperation in 2001. A twenty-year strategic treaty extended or another 5 years after its expiration in February 2022. China is the world's most populous country, with a population of more than 1.4 billion people, on the other hand Russia is the largest country in the world by area, covering over 17,098,246 square kilometres.

Currently, China focuses on domestic weapon designs and manufacturing, while still importing certain military products from Russia, such as jet engines. In September 2018, Russia hosted the militaries of China and Mongolia as a part of the Vostok 2018 military exercise. Russia and China flew joint bomber patrols over the Pacific. China refused to condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Following the implementation of international sanctions during the war, China provided economic relief to Russia.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22.8 billion $ 313.7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5.7% 0%

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: 100,000 3,339,000
Reserve personnel: 90,000 10,000,000
Available for military: 3,240,000 420,586,837

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

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Tanks: 354 18,020
Armoured fighting vehicles: 8,980 40,961
Total artillery: 398 25,591
Self-propelled artillery: 183 9,252
Rocket artillery: 139 7,499

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: 510 10,182
Fighter aircraft: 0 1,841
Multirole aircraf: 137 1,962
Attack aircraft: 0 1,000
Helicopters: 215 3,079
UCAV (combat drone): 0 181

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: 79 1,404
Aircraftcarriers: 0 5
Destroyers: 0 54
Frigates: 0 65
Corvettes: 9 156
Submarines: 0 133

Total naval

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

United Arab Emirates

Does not have nuclear weapons.

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Military service

United Arab Emirates

18-30 years of age for compulsory military service for men, optional service for women; 17 years of age for male volunteers with parental approval; 2-year general obligation, 9 months for secondary school graduates; women may train for 9 months regardless of education.

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