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Military power of United Arab Emirates & Saudi Arabia

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United Arab Emirates vs Saudi Arabia

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Country: United Arab Emirates (AE) Saudi Arabia (SA)
Capital: Abu Dhabi Riyadh
Population: 9 890 400 34 218 169
Area: 83 600 km2 2 149 690 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 57,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,7% 8,4%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 100 000 505 000
Reserve personnel: 90 000 325 000
Available for military: 3 240 000 8 240 714

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 388 1 142
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 813 9 096
Total artillery: 306 757
Self-propelled artillery: 183 474
Rocket artillery: 68 122

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 489 855
Fighter aircraft: 0 62
Multirole aircraf: 146 54
Attack aircraft: 0 168
Helicopters: 202 341
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 72 27
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 7
Corvettes: 11 4
Submarines: 0 0

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Nuclear weapons

United Arab Emirates

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Saudi Arabia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

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.

Saudi Arabia

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