Israeli Armed forces

Map of Israel
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Population: 8 238 300
Area: 20 770 km2
Capital: Jerusalem

Ethnic 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 age and obligation: 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).
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Military budget:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu16,5 billion $

Percent of GDP:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu5,2%


Active personnel:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu176 500

Reserve personnel:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu445 000

Available for military:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu1 797 960


Possession of nuclear weapons:
YES

Warheads:
200

Land Forces

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 and rocket artillery.
Tanks:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu4 170

Armoured fighting vehicles:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu6 766


Total artillery:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu1 522

Self-propelled artillery:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu614

Rocket artillery:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu48


Current equipment main models

Tanks

TypeNameNumber
Merkava Mark IV660
Merkava Mark III780
-Merkava Mark II400
-Merkava Mark I180
Magach 71040
Magach 6560
Magach 5200
-Centurion350

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
M1136131
-IDF Achzarit215
Namer120
-Wolf300

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
M109600
-Soltam M-6850

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
M27048
-Pereh-

Air Forces

Total aircraft - number of all military aircrafts and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircrafts. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircrafts.
Total aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu789


Fighter aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu52

Multirole aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu343

Attack aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu25

Helicopters:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu203


Current equipment main models

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber
F-15 Eagle52

Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber
F-16343

Attack aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-F-15E Strike Eagle25

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
AH-1 Cobra33
AH-64 Apache47
Eurocopter Panther5
-CH-53 Sea Stallion37
UH-60 Black Hawk49

Navy

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.
Total naval:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu74


Aircraft carriers:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu0

Destroyers:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu0

Frigates:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu0

Corvettes:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu3

Submarines:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu5


Current equipment main models

Aircraft carriers

TypeNameNumber
--

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
--

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
--

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
-Sa'ar 5-class3

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
-Dolphin class5
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