Egyptian Armed forces

Egypt
Population
89 810 000
Military budget
7,85 billion $
Active personnel
438 500
Nuclear weapons
0 warheads
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Basic informations

Capital: Cairo
Area: 1 010 407 km2
Population: 89 810 000
Etnic groups: Egyptian 99.6%, other 0.4%
Religions: Muslim (predominantly Sunni) 90%, Christian (majority Coptic Orthodox) 10%

Military branches

(القوات المسلحة المصرية‎) Army, Navy, Air Force, Air Defense Forces.

Military service

18-30 years of age for male conscript military service; service obligation - 18-36 months, followed by a 9-year reserve obligation; voluntary enlistment possible from age 16.

Military expenditures

Military budget
7,85 billion $

(USA)

Percent of GDP
2,4

Manpower

Active personnel
438 500

(China)

Reserve
479 000

(China)

Available
41 157 220

(China)

Land Forces

Tanks
3 044

(Russia)

AFV
11 454

(USA)

Artillery
4 000

(Russia)

Self-propelled guns
889

(Russia)

Rocket artillery
1 322
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
-T-62500

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
-YPR-765 PRI1030
-BTR-50500
-OT-64 SKOT250
-BTR-60200
-BTR-152175
-RG-32 Scout180
-Walid650
-BTR-40230
-M706 Commando292
-BRDM-2300
-Caiman468
-RG-33450
-OT-62 TOPAS250

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
-SPH 122124
-M110144

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
-Scud34
-FROG-772
-K-136 Kooryong36
-BM-2448
-RM-5136

Air Forces

Total aircraft
1 373

(USA)

Fighters
113

(China)

Multirole
252

(USA)

Attack
121

(Russia)

Helicopters
306

(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

Attack and bomber aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-Dassault Mirage V81
-Alpha Jet40

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-Mi-842
-Sea King23
-SA-342 Gazelle88
-SH-2G Super Seasprite10
-AW1093
-AW1392

Navy

Total naval
128

(China)

Aircraftcarriers
2

(USA)

Destroyers
0

(USA)

Frigates
9

(China)

Corvettes
4

(Russia)

Submarines
8

(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
-Knox class 2
-Jianghu-II 2

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
-Descubierta class 2

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
-Type 033 4

Nuclear weapons

Does not have nuclear weapons.