Saudi Arabia from Country Military Database dataset
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Source dataset: Country Military Database dataset , curated by  Vince J

  About Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's defence budget is the highest in Middle East. Saudi Arabia allocates about 8% of its GDP (estimated at US$61,867M) for its defence budget. 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 also possesses numerous warships, including 4 frigates, 3 destroyers and 4 corvettes.


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