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United Arab Emirates Military 2020

SOURCE: 2020 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











United Arab Emirates Military 2020
SOURCE: 2020 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 27, 2020

Military expenditures:
5.7% of GDP (2016)
5.64% of GDP (2014)
6.02% of GDP (2013)
5.08% of GDP (2012)
5.45% of GDP (2011)
no public data available for 2015 or after 2016
country comparison to the world (CIA rank, may be based on non-current data): 3
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]

Military forces:
United Arab Emirates Armed Forces: Land Forces, Navy, Air Force, Presidential Guard, Joint Aviation Command; Ministry of Interior: Critical Infrastructure Coastal Patrol Agency (CICPA) (2019)

Military service age and obligation:
18-30 years of age for compulsory military service for men; 17 years of age for male volunteers with parental approval; 24-month general service obligation, 16 months for secondary school graduates; women can volunteer to serve for 9 months regardless of education (2018)


NOTE: 1) The information regarding United Arab Emirates on this page is re-published from the 2020 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of United Arab Emirates Military 2020 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about United Arab Emirates Military 2020 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may have the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assigns counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order.






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