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Egypt

National Flag: Egypt b1e6478206c3e8a56559b795aea0fb6c26eca3446b8b3390c83fc0971cd90d10

Sub Region: Northern Africa

Official Armed Forces Name: Egyptian Armed Forces


General Information

Category Quantity International Ranking
Geography  
Land Area (km2) 1,002,450.0 26
Population  
Population 90,073,400 15
Labor Force 27,900,000 22
Economy  
GDP Nominal (millions of USD) 330,159 33
GDP PPP (millions of USD) 1,092,634 23
GDP Nominal Per Capita (USD) 3,665 76
GDP PPP Per Capita (USD) 12,130 66
Financial Reserves (millions of USD) 15,060 60
Military Personnel  
Active Personnel 439,000 10
Paramilitary Personnel 439,000 4
Military Reservists 438,500 13
Military Spending  
Nominal Military Spending (millions of USD) 5,330 34
PPP Military Spending (millions of USD) 17,639 25
Nominal Military Spending Per Active Soldier (USD) 12,141 90
PPP Military Spending Per Active Soldier (USD) 40,180 80
Infrastructure  
Roadway Length (km) 137,430 37
Railway Length (km) 5,083 33
Number of Airports 83 51
Human Development Index (HDI) 0.690 65
Oil  
Oil Production (bbl/day) 478,400 28
Oil Consumption (bbl/day) 752,000 24
Proven Oil Reserves (bbl) 4,400,000,000 23
Merchant Marine  
Merchant Marine Ship Quantity 67 39
Nuclear Warheads  
Nuclear Warhead Quantity 0 10
Calculated Military Scores  
Combined Force Projection 5,563 11
Land Power 32,189 7
Air Power 11,698 14
Sea Power 9,380 17
Transport Power 18,928 30
Total War Potential 7,671 14

Force Branches

Land Forces  
Air Defense Forces Egyptian Air Defense Forces
Airborne Force Egyptian Airborne Forces
Land Based Missile Force Egyptian Land Based Missile Force
Main Army Egyptian Army
Special Forces Egyptian Special Forces
Air Forces  
Main Air Force Egyptian Air Force
Naval Aviation Egyptian Naval Aviation
Sea Forces  
Coast Guard Egyptian Coast Guard
Ice Breaker Fleet Egyptian Ice Breaker Fleet
Main Navy Egyptian Navy

Military Assets

Category Quantity International Ranking
Total Main Battle Tanks 4,110 6
4th Generation Main Battle Tanks 0 2
3rd Generation Main Battle Tanks 1,360 6
2nd Generation Main Battle Tanks 1,910 6
1st Generation Main Battle Tanks 840 7
Light Tanks 0 33
Armoured Reconnaissance Vehicles 412 14
Armoured Infantry Fighting Vehicles 610 18
Armoured Personnel Carriers 4,060 5
Self-propelled Howitzers 492 10
Self-propelled Multiple Rocket Launchers 498 5
Self-propelled Mortar Carriers 136 6
Anti-tank Missile Carriers 262 5
Self-propelled Anti-tank Guns 0 8
Self-propelled Anti-ballistic Missile SAM Launchers 0 2
Self-propelled Long Range SAM Launchers (Limited ABM) 24 5
Self-propelled Medium Range SAM Launchers 40 4
Self-propelled Short Range SAM Launchers 186 6
Self-propelled Anti-aircraft Guns 621 2
Self-propelled Gun/SAM Hybrid Systems 50 8
Towed Howitzers 962 11
Towed Multiple Rocket Launchers 0 10
Towed Mortars 2,428 9
Recoilless Guns 0 33
Towed Anti-tank Guns 0 17
Towed Anti-ballistic Missile SAM Launchers 0 3
Towed Long Range SAM Launchers (Limited ABM) 0 17
Towed Medium Range SAM Launchers 572 1
Towed Short Range SAM Launchers 0 10
Towed Anti-aircraft Guns 2,000 6
Towed Anti-aircraft Gun/SAM Hybrid Systems 0 1
Mobile Ballistic Missile Launchers 42 9
Silo Based Missiles 0 7
Total Aircraft 1,058 9
Total Fighter Aircraft 389 10
5th Generation Fighter Aircraft 0 7
4th Generation Fighter Aircraft 232 13
3rd Generation Fighter Aircraft 29 22
1st and 2nd Generation Fighter Aircraft 128 5
Ground Attack Aircraft 0 26
Strategic Bombers 0 5
Anti-submarine and Maritime Patrol Aircraft 0 23
Heavy Transport/Tanker Aircraft 0 18
Medium Transport/Tanker Aircraft 27 12
Light Transport/Tanker Aircraft 26 24
Early Warning Aircraft 7 7
Military Passenger Aircraft 11 18
Trainer Aircraft 329 4
Total Helicopters 255 17
Attack Helicopters 45 12
Non-Attack Helicopters 210 17
Combat Support Aircraft 14 18
Total Navy Displacement (metric tons) 120,846 16
Total Ships 95 24
Aircraft Carriers 0 5
Battleship/Battlecruisers 0 2
Cruisers 0 4
Destroyers 0 12
Frigates 11 7
Corvettes 2 14
Amphibious Assault Ships (LHD/LHAs) 2 3
Landing Platform/Dock (LPDs) 0 7
Landing Ship/Dock (LSDs) 0 5
Tank Landing Ships (LST/LSMs) 3 8
Landing Crafts 9 27
Mine Warfare Ships 14 11
Patrol Ships 54 17
Total Submarines 5 15
Ballistic Missile Submarines 0 6
Nuclear Attack Submarines 0 7
Conventional Attack Submarines 5 10
Coastal and Midget Submarines 0 5

Satellites

Category Quantity International Ranking
Communications 0 9
Navigation/Positioning/Time 0 5
Meteorology/Oceanography 0 2
Intelligence/Surveillance/Reconnaissance 0 8
Electronic Intelligence/Signal Intelligence 0 4
Space Surveillance 0 3
Early Warning 0 3

Coast Guard Assets

Category Quantity International Ranking
Large Patrol Ships 0 12
Medium Patrol Ships 0 15
Small Patrol Ships 80 13
Fixed Wing Aircraft 0 13
Helicopters 0 14

Ice Breakers

Category Quantity International Ranking
Quantity 0 8


Database sources: The Military Balance 2017, wikipedia.com, CIA World Factbook, as well as other online sources.