Saudi Arabia's defence budget is the highest in Middle East. The defence budget of Saudi Arabia is estimated at US$61,867M at around 8% of its GDP. Its percentage of GDP allocated to defence spending is the second-highest globally.
Saudi Arabia has a military of 251,500 personnel, with 227,000 active (second-largest in Middle East) and 24,500 from paramilitary forces, making up 7.6 military personnel per 1000 in population.
On land, Saudi Arabia has a mobile force of 600 tanks. For aerial defence, Saudi Arabia has an air force of 313 military aircrafts and 85 attack helicopters.The naval fleet of warships also include 4 frigates, 3 destroyers and 4 corvettes.