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Saudi Arabia Military 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Saudi Arabia Military 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Military branches:
Ministry of Defense: Royal Saudi Land Forces, Royal Saudi Naval Forces (includes Marine Forces and Special Forces), Royal Saudi Air Force (Al-Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Malakiya as-Sa'udiya), Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces, Royal Saudi Strategic Rocket Forces, Ministry of the National Guard (SANG) (2015)

Military service age and obligation:
17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription (2012)

Military expenditures:
12.6% of GDP (2015 planned) 10.7% of GDP (2014 planned) 9.4% of GDP (2013) 7.98% of GDP (2012) 7.25% of GDP (2011) 7.98% of GDP (2010)
country comparison to the world: 4
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]


NOTE: The information regarding Saudi Arabia on this page is re-published from the 2017 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Saudi Arabia Military 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Saudi Arabia Military 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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