Saudi Armed forces

Saudi Arabia
Population
34,218,169
Military budget
57.5 billion $
Active personnel
505,000
Nuclear weapons
0 warheads
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Basic informations

Capital: Riyadh
Area: 2,149,690 km2
Population: 34,218,169
Etnic groups: Arab 90%, Afro-Asian 10%
Religions: Muslim (official; citizens are 85-90% Sunni and 10-15% Shia)

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

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.

Military expenditures

Military budget
57.5 billion $
Percent of GDP
8.4

Manpower

Active personnel
505,000
Reserve
325,000
Available
8,240,714

Land Forces

Tanks
1,275
AFV
6,347
Artillery
2,580
Self-propelled guns
510
Rocket artillery
252
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
- AMX-30 250

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
- AMX-10P 293
- Al-Masmak -
- URO VAMTAC 30
- Didgori Medevac 100
- LAV-25 724

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
- AMX-GCT 51

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber

Air Forces

Total aircraft
1,407
Fighters
141
Multirole
72
Attack
151
Helicopters
491
UCAV (combat drone)
0
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

TypeNameNumber

Attack and bomber aircraft

TypeNameNumber
- Panavia Tornado IDS 81
- F-15E Strike Eagle 70

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
- SH-60 Seahawk 10
- Bell OH-58 Kiowa 40
- Bell 212 24
- AS365 Dauphin 24
- AS332 Super Puma 33
- Bell 412 16

UCAV (combat drone)

TypeNameNumber
- Vestel Karayel -

Navy

Total naval
34
Aircraftcarriers
0
Destroyers
0
Frigates
11
Corvettes
9
Submarines
0
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
- Al Madinah-class 4
- Freedom-class 4

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
- Avante-class 5

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
- -

Nuclear weapons

Does not have nuclear weapons.