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Military power of United Arab Emirates & Israel

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United Arab Emirates vs Israel

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Country: United Arab Emirates (AE) Israel (IL)
Capital: Abu Dhabi Jerusalem (internationally unrecognized)
Population: 9,890,400 9,353,610
Area: 83,600 km2 20,770 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22.8 billion $ 21.7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5.7% 5.6%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 100,000 169,500
Reserve personnel: 90,000 465,000
Available for military: 3,240,000 1,797,960

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 388 1,650
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5,813 6,135
Total artillery: 306 1,000
Self-propelled artillery: 183 650
Rocket artillery: 68 48

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 489 618
Fighter aircraft: 0 41
Multirole aircraf: 146 230
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 202 128
UCAV (combat drone): 0 15

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Navy

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Total naval: 72 74
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 11 7
Submarines: 0 6

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Nuclear weapons

United Arab Emirates

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Israel

Although not certain, there is a rumour that Israel was the sixth country in the world that managed to research and develop their own nuclear arsenal. However, they did not confirm that fact. Still, a lot of sources claim that they managed to prepare fully working nuclear warheads in 1966. In spite of such early dates, Israel has not joined the NPT. Up to this day, they do not confirm nor deny the possibility of having nuclear arsenal. As a result of that, Israel is said to apply quite effective, yet affordable deterring policy.

According to many organizations, the estimated numbers of nuclear weapons that Israel possesses varies from 80 up to even 200 ready to be launched nuclear weapons. What is more, there are also rumours that Israel managed to prepare special missiles that can be operational from submarines.

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.

Israel

18 years of age for compulsory (Jews, Druzes) military service; 17 years of age for voluntary (Christians, Muslims, Circassians) military service; both sexes are obligated to military service; conscript service obligation - 36 months for enlisted men, 21 months for enlisted women, 48 months for officers; pilots commit to 9 years service; reserve obligation to age 41-51 (men), 24 (women).