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Saudi Armed forces

Saudi Arabia
Capital: Riyadh
Area: 2 149 690 km2
Population: 30 770 375
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Military budget
63,7 billion $
Percent of GDP
10
Nuclear weapons
0 warheads
Military branches: (القوات المسلحة الملكية السعودية‎) Royal Saudi Land Forces, Royal Saudi Naval Forces (includes Marine Forces and Special Forces), Royal Saudi Air Force (Al-Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Malakiya as-Sa'udiya), Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces, Royal Saudi Strategic Rocket Forces, Ministry of the National Guard (SANG).

Military service age and obligation: 17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.
Active personnel
230 000
Reserve personnel
0
Available for military
8 240 714
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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 gun(SPG) and rocket artillery.
Tanks
1 142
AFVs
9 096
Total artillery
757
Self-propelled guns
363
Rocket artillery
122
Current equipment main models

Tanks

TypeNameNumber
M1A2S442
M60A3450
-AMX-30250

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
M2 Bradley400
-AMX-10P500
M1131112
TPz Fuchs175
-Al-Masmak2750
-Nexter Aravis200
-Panhard M3150
V-150579
-Panhard AML-60-90235
LAV III19
Piranha II1117
-M-ATV1859

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
M109158
-AMX-GCT51
PLZ-4554
CAESAR100

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
M27050
Astros II MLRS72

Air Forces

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 aircrafts.
Total aircraft
862
Fighters
86
Multirole aircraft
72
Attack aircraft
150
Helicopters
324
Current equipment main models

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber
F-15C Eagle86

Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber
Eurofighter Typhoon27

Attack aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-Panavia Tornado IDS80
-F-15E Strike Eagle70

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
AH-64 Apache82
-Bell 40613
UH-60 Black Hawk37
-Sikorsky S-708
CH-47 Chinook-
AS532 Cougar12
-AS365 Dauphin24
-AS332 Super Puma33
-Agusta-Bell 21227
-MH-60R10
Bell 20524

Navy

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.
Total naval
27
Aircraft carriers
0
Destroyers
0
Frigates
7
Corvettes
4
Submarines
0
Current equipment main models

Aircraft carriers

TypeNameNumber
--

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
--

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
Al Riyadh-class3
-Al Madinah-class4

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
Badr-class4

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
--
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