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Israeli Armed forces

Israel
Population
Military budget
Active personnel
Nuclear weapons
8 238 300
17,8 billion $
176 500
200 warheads
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Basic informations

Capital: Jerusalem (internationally unrecognized)
Area: 20 770 km2
Population: 8 238 300
Etnic groups: Jewish 75% (of which Israel-born 74.4%, Europe/America/Oceania-born 17.4%, Africa-born 5.1%, Asia-born 3.1%), non-Jewish 25% (mostly Arab)
Religions: Jewish 75%, Muslim 17.5%, Christian 2%, Druze 1.6%, other 3.9%

Military branches

(Israel Defense Forces (IDF) - צְבָא הַהֲגָנָה לְיִשְׂרָאֵל) , Army Headquarters, Israel Naval Force (IN), Israel Air Force (IAF).

Military service

18 years of age for compulsory (Jews, Druzes) military service; 17 years of age for voluntary (Christians, Muslims, Circassians) military service; both sexes are obligated to military service; conscript service obligation - 36 months for enlisted men, 21 months for enlisted women, 48 months for officers; pilots commit to 9 years service; reserve obligation to age 41-51 (men), 24 (women).

Military expenditures

Military budget
17,8 billion $

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Percent of GDP
5,8

% of the highest value in the world (North Korea)

Manpower

Active personnel
176 500

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Reserve
445 000

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Available
1 797 960

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Land Forces

Tanks
2 200

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

AFV
6 766

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Artillery
1 522

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Self-propelled guns
614

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Rocket artillery
48

% of the highest value in the world (North Korea)

Armoured fighting vehicles includes infantry fighting vehicles, tank destroyers, armoured personnel carriers, mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles(MRAP), amphibious and reconnaissance vehicles.
Total artillery includes towed, self-propelled gun(SPG) and rocket artillery.

Tanks

TypeNameNumber
-Merkava Mark II400
-Merkava Mark I180

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
-Nagmachon-
-IDF Achzarit215
-Wolf300
-Nakpadon-

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
-Soltam M-6850

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
-Pereh-
-LAR-160-
-LORA (Ballistic Missile)-

Air Forces

Total aircraft
772

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Fighters
52

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Multirole
352

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Attack
25

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Helicopters
177

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Total aircraft - number of all military aircraft and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircraft. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircraft.

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Multirole aircraft

Attack and bomber aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-F-15E Strike Eagle25

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-CH-53 Sea Stallion37
-Bell 2065

Navy

Total naval
74

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Aircraftcarriers
0

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Destroyers
0

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Frigates
0

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Corvettes
3

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Submarines
5

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.

Aircraftcarriers

TypeNameNumber
--

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
--

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
--

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
-Sa'ar 5-class3

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
-Dolphin class3
-AIP Dolphin 2 Class2