Military


Egypt Army Equipment

Overview

1990 1995 2000 2005 2010 2013 2015 2020 2025 2030
Personnel (In Thousands) 820 460 470 715 715 685 685 685 685 685
Active 320 310 320 340 340 310 315 315 315 315
Reserve 500 150 150 375 375 375 375 375 375 375
Equipment Source Inventory
Armor 3,250 3,500 3,855 3,855 3,727 3,837 3,850 3,880 1,980 1,980
Medium / Main Battle Tanks 3,250 3,500 3,855 3,855 3,723 3,837 3,850 3,880 1,980 1,980
120mm M1A1 Abrams US / EGY -- 200 555 755 973 1,087 1,100 1,130 1,130 1,130
115mm T-62 USSR 600 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 -- --
105mm M60A3 Patton US 850 1,100 1,300 1,200 850 850 850 850 850 850
105mm M60A1 Patton US / AU 700 600 400 300 300 300 300 300 -- --
105mm Ramses II (T-54E) EGY / US -- -- -- 260 260 260 260 260 -- --
100mm T-54 / T-55 USSR 1,100 1,100 1,100 840 840 840 840 840 -- --
Infantry Fighting Vehicles 220 220 610 610 610 610 610 610 390 390
73mm BMP-1 USSR 220 220 220 220 220 220 220 200 -- --
25mm YPR-7651 NL -- -- 390 390 390 390 390 390 390 390
Armored Personnel Carriers 3,350 3,794 4,170 4,130 4,130 3,810 3,810 3,810 3,810 3,810
Tracked 2,250 2,694 3,070 2,820 2,820 2,500 2,500 2,500 2,000 2,000
12.7mm M113A21 US / NL 1,500 1,944 2,320 2,320 2,320 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000
7.62mm OT-62A CZ 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 -- --
7.62mm BTR-50 USSR 500 500 500 250 250 250 250 250 -- --
Wheeled 1,100 1,100 1,100 1,310 1,310 1,310 1,310 1,310 1,310 1,310
12.7mm BMR-6002 SPA 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250
12.7mm Fahd2 EGY 200 200 200 410 410 410 410 410 410 410
7.62mm Walid EGY 650 650 650 650 650 650 650 650 650 650
Light AFVs 412 412 412 412 412 412 412 412 412 412
14.5mm BRDM-2 USSR 300 300 300 300 300 300 300 300 300 300
12.7mm Commando Scout US 112 112 112 112 112 112 112 112 112 112
Artillery, Self-Propelled 140+ 276 251 288 488 488 488 488 488 488
155mm M109A5 US -- -- -- -- 200 200 200 200 200 200
155mm M109A2 / A3 US 140 200 175 164 164 164 164 164 164 164
122mm SP-122 EGY / US -- 76 76 124 124 124 124 124 124 124
122mm T-122 EGY + -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Artillery, Towed 1,120 1,005 1,005 962 962 962 962 962 926 926
155mm EH-52 FIN / EGY -- -- -- 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
152mm D-20 USSR 12 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
130mm M-46 / Type 59-1 USSR / PRC 440 420 420 420 420 420 420 420 420 420
122mm D-30M USSR / EGY 220 190 190 190 190 190 190 190 190 190
122mm M-30 / M-1938 USSR 400 359 359 300 300 300 300 300 300 300
122mm M-1931 / 37 USSR 48 36 36 36 36 36 36 36 -- --
Artillery, Rocket ~300 436 436 468 468 468 468 468 418 418
240mm BM-24 USSR 48 48 48 48 48 48 48 48 -- --
227mm M270 MLRS US -- -- -- 26 26 26 26 26 -- --
140mm BM-14-16 USSR 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 -- --
132mm BM-13-16 USSR + -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
130mm Kooryong ROK -- -- -- 36 36 36 36 36 36 36
130mm M-51 CZ + -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
122mm as-Saqr-36 / -40 EGY -- 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50
122mm as-Saqr-30 EGY -- 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50
122mm as-Saqr-10 / -18 USSR / EGY -- 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
122mm BM-21 USSR / EGY 60 60 60 60 60 60 60 60 60 60
122mm BM-11 DPRK 145 96 96 96 96 96 96 96 96 96
80mm VAP-80-12 USSR + -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Artillery, Anti-Aircraft 1,070 1,070 625 625 625 625 625 625 625 625
23mm Nile-23 / Sinai-23 EGY 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45
23mm SH-23 USSR / EGY 550 550 280 200 200 200 200 200 200 200
14.5mm ZPU-2 / -4 USSR 475 475 300 300 300 300 300 300 300 300
Anti-Tank Guns / Recoilless Rifles 520 520 520 520 520 520 520 520 520 520
107mm B-11 USSR 520 520 520 520 520 520 520 520 520 520
Anti-Tank Missiles 3,340 2,340 2,550 2,110 2,110 2,110 2,110 2,110 2,110 2,110
AIFV-TOW NL -- -- 210 210 210 210 210 210 210 210
M901 ITV US 52 52 52 52 52 52 52 52 52 52
BGM-71 TOW US 468 478 478 438 438 438 438 438 438 438
Swingfire / Beeswing3 UK / EGY 200 200 200 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Milan FRA 220 220 220 220 200 200 200 200 200 200
AT-3 Sagger3 USSR 1,400 1,400 1,400 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200
AT-2 Swatter USSR + -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
AT-1 Snapper USSR + -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Anti-Aircraft Missiles 1,700+ 2,000+ 2,000+ 2,025+ 2,050+ 2,214 2,214 2,214 2,214 2,214
Avenger US -- -- -- 25 50 50 50 50 50 50
FIM-92A / C Stinger US + + + + + 164 164 164 164 164
Ayn as-Saqr USSR / EGY 1,700 2,000 2,100 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,00 2,000
SSM 21 21+ 21+ 42 42 42 42 42 42 42
Scud-B / C USSR / EGY 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
as-Saqr-80 EGY / FRA -- + + 24 24 24 24 24 24 24
FROG-7 USSR 12 12 12 9 9 9 9 9 9 9

    1 - This total includes subvaraints, such as mortar carriers, command vehicles, and forward observation vehicles.

    2 - This total includes subvariants, such as variants with 20mm or 30mm cannon, armored ambulances, and armored recovery vehicles.

    3 - These totals may include some number of self-propelled launchers.




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