United Arab Emirates: Military


Major US Military Bases1 Pre-Gulf War: Jebel Ali, Dubai

Post-Gulf War: Al Dhafra AB; Fujairah AB; Port Rashid, Dubai

Minor US Military Bases1 Pre-Gulf War: Fujairah; Mina Zayed, Abu Dhabi

Post-Gulf War: None

US Military Personnel Stationed 10/14/20001 About 300 Air Force personnel operating about 12 refueling planes. Also, an unspecified number of Also, an unspecified number of support personnel stationed at the Defense Energy Support Centers at Port Rashid and Mina Zayed.
US Military Personnel Stationed as of 2/27/031 About 800 Air Force personnel operating refueling, support, and reconnaissance planes. Also, an unspecified number of Also, an unspecified number of support personnel stationed at the Defense Energy Support Centers at Port Rashid and Mina Zayed.
Military Expenditures, 20002 $1.6 billion
Military Expenditures as Percentage of GDP2 3.1%
US Military Arms Sales (Delivered) 1990-20013 $1.6 billion

1 Source: www.GlobalSecurity.org
2 Source: CIA World Fact Book, www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/
3 Source: Federation of American Scientists, U.S. Arms Transfers Database, www.fas.org/asmp/profiles/sales_db.htm