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Jordanian Armed forces

Jordan
Population
Military budget
Active personnel
Nuclear weapons
9 915 942
2 billion $
110 700
0 warheads
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Basic informations

Capital: Amman
Area: 89 341 km2
Population: 9 915 942
Etnic groups: Arab 98%, Circassian 1%, Armenian 1%
Religions: Muslim 97.2% (official; predominantly Sunni), Christian 2.2% (majority Greek Orthodox, but some Greek and Roman Catholics, Syrian Orthodox, Coptic Orthodox, Armenian Orthodox, and Protestant denominations), Buddhist 0.4%, Hindu 0.1%, Jewish <0.1, folk religionist <0.1, unaffiliated <0.1, other <0.1

Military branches

(القوات المسلحة الأردنية) Royal Jordanian Land Force (RJLF), Royal Jordanian Navy, Royal Jordanian Air Force (Al-Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Malakiya al-Urduniya, RJAF), Special Operations Command (Socom); Public Security Directorate.

Military service

17 years of age for voluntary male military service; initial service term 2 years, with option to reenlist for 18 years; conscription at age 18 suspended in 1999; women are not conscripted, but can volunteer to serve in noncombat military positions in the Royal Jordanian Arab Army Women's Corps and RJAF.

Military expenditures

Military budget
2 billion $

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Percent of GDP
4,6

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

Manpower

Active personnel
110 700

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Reserve
65 000

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Available
3 285 575

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Land Forces

Tanks
1 321

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

AFV
3 149

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Artillery
621

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Self-propelled guns
461

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Rocket artillery
88

% 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
-Al-Hussein (Challenger 1)400
-Khalid (Chieftain FV4030/2)364
-Tariq (Centurion)293

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
-FV103 Spartan100
-YPR-765s441
-Ratel IFV341
-AIFV-Bs58
-FV101 Scorpion50

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
-M110A2120

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
-WM-120 MLRS24
-AB-1932
-Hanwha-7020

Air Forces

Total aircraft
260

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Fighters
0

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Multirole
46

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Attack
8

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Helicopters
126

% 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
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Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Attack and bomber aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-Air Tractor AT-8026
-CASA C-2352

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-Boeing AH-67
-Eurocopter AS33210
-Eurocopter AS3507
-Eurocopter EC6359

Navy

Total naval
27

% 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
0

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Submarines
0

% 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
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Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
--

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
--

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
--

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
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