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Yemen’s Army is the Fifth Most Powerful Arab Army

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Yemen’s Army is the Fifth Most Powerful Arab Army

Yemeni army occupied the fifth place of Arab countries’ most powerful armies for 2013. Egypt came in first place, followed by Saudi Arabia, Algeria and Syria. According to the annual rating published by Golf Fire Power website, Yemen preceded various Arab countries like the Emirates, Libya, and Kuwait.

On the international level, Yemen came on the 43rd place preceding Denmark, Kenya, Singapore, Greece and Portugal. The global rating stated that Yemen has 106 tanks, 600 armored vehicles, 25 self-propelled artillery and 420 missiles with different capacities in addition to various kinds of heavy weapons.

U.S.A occupied the first place internationally, Russia was the second, and China was the third. Egypt came in 14th  place globally followed by Indonesia and Iran.