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United Arab Emirates vs Switzerland

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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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Switzerland is a country located in Central Europe with an area of 41,285 km2 (land boundries: 1,770 km and costline 0 km (landlocked)). The capital of Switzerland is Bern. The number of inhabitants is 8,570,146.

Switzerland has long maintained a policy of military neutrality, but does periodically participate in EU, NATO, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Swiss law excludes participation in combat operations for peace enforcement, and Swiss units will only participate in operations under the mandate of the UN or OSCE. The Swiss Armed Forces inventory includes a mix of domestically-produced and imported weapons systems. The United States is the leading supplier of military armaments.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22.8 billion $ 5.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5.7% 0.7%

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: 100,000 140,000
Reserve personnel: 90,000 80,000
Available for military: 3,240,000 1,852,580

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

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Tanks: 354 224
Armoured fighting vehicles: 8,980 1,808
Total artillery: 398 176
Self-propelled artillery: 183 176
Rocket artillery: 139 0

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: 510 178
Fighter aircraft: 0 27
Multirole aircraft: 137 25
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 215 57
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: 79 0
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 9 0
Submarines: 0 0

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

United Arab Emirates

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Switzerland

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.

Switzerland

19-26 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary male and female military service; every Swiss male has to serve at least 260 days in the armed forces; conscripts receive 18 weeks of mandatory training, followed by seven 3-week intermittent recalls for training during the next 10 years.