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United Arab Emirates Military 2019

SOURCE: 2019 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











United Arab Emirates Military 2019
SOURCE: 2019 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 08, 2019

Military expenditures:
4.86% of GDP (2017)
4.99% of GDP (2016)
5.66% of GDP (2014)
6.06% of GDP (2013)
country comparison to the world: 7
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]

Military branches:
United Arab Emirates Armed Forces: Critical Infrastructure Coastal Patrol Agency (CICPA), Land Forces, Navy, Air Force and Air Defense, Presidential Guard, Joint Aviation Command (2018)

Military service age and obligation:
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, 12 months for secondary school graduates; women may train for 9 months regardless of education (2016)


NOTE: 1) The information regarding United Arab Emirates on this page is re-published from the 2019 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of United Arab Emirates Military 2019 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about United Arab Emirates Military 2019 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe 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 assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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