Saudi Armed forces

Saudi Arabia
Population
30 770 375
Military budget
63,7 billion $
Active personnel
230 000
Nuclear weapons
0 warheads
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Basic informations

Capital: Riyadh
Area: 2 149 690 km2
Population: 30 770 375
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
63,7 billion $

(USA)

Percent of GDP
10

Manpower

Active personnel
230 000

(China)

Reserve
325 000

(China)

Available
8 240 714

(China)

Land Forces

Tanks
1 142

(Russia)

AFV
9 096

(USA)

Artillery
757

(Russia)

Self-propelled guns
474

(Russia)

Rocket artillery
122
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-30250

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
-AMX-10P500
-Al-Masmak2750
-Nexter Aravis200
-Panhard M3150
-Panhard AML-60-90235
-M-ATV1859

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
-AMX-GCT51

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber

Air Forces

Total aircraft
855

(USA)

Fighters
62

(China)

Multirole
54

(USA)

Attack
168

(Russia)

Helicopters
341

(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

Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Attack and bomber aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-Panavia Tornado IDS81
-F-15E Strike Eagle87

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-Bell 40613
-Sikorsky S-708
-AS365 Dauphin24
-AS332 Super Puma31
-Agusta-Bell 21224
-MH-60R10
-Bell 41216

Navy

Total naval
27

(China)

Aircraftcarriers
0

(USA)

Destroyers
0

(USA)

Frigates
7

(China)

Corvettes
4

(Russia)

Submarines
0

(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
-Al Madinah-class4

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
--

Nuclear weapons

Does not have nuclear weapons.