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Royal Army of Oman Equipment

System Source Inventory
1990 1995 2000 2005 2010 2013 2015 2020 2025 2030
Personnel (In Thousands) 27 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35
Active 20 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25
Royal Guard Brigade 3 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Special Forces 0.5 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Firqat 3.5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Armor 79 128 178 154 154 154 154 154 148 48
Medium / Main Battle Tanks 39 91 141 117 117 117 117 117 111 111
120mm Challenger 2 UK -- 18 38 38 38 38 38 38 38 38
120mm Qayis al-Ardh UK 33 24 24 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
105mm M60A3 US -- 43 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73
105mm M60A1 US 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 -- --
Light Tanks ( > 20 tons) 40 37 37 37 37 37 37 37 37 37
76mm Scorpion UK 40 37 37 37 37 37 37 37 37 37
Infantry Fighting Vehicles - 20 80 225 225 225 225 225 225 225
25mm WZ-551B PRC -- -- -- 50 50 50 50 50 50 50
12.7mm Piranha1 UK / OM -- 20 80 175 175 175 175 175 175 175
Armored Personnel Carriers 47 51 51 88 88 88 88 88 88 88
Tracked 19 23 23 29 29 29 29 29 29 29
7.62mm Stormer UK -- 4 4 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
7.62mm Spartan / Sultan UK 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19
Wheeled 28 28 28 59 59 59 59 59 59 59
12.7mm Fahd2 EGY -- -- -- 31 31 31 31 31 31 31
12.7mm VAB-VCI FRA 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
7.62mm Saxon2 UK 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22
Light AFV 9 9 60 135 135 135 135 135 135 135
120mm Centauro ITA -- -- -- -- -- -- 9 9 9 9
90mm VBC-90 FRA 9 9 9 9 9 9 -- -- -- --
12.7mm VBL FRA -- -- 51 124 124 124 124 124 124 124
Artillery, Self-Propelled 15 21 18 24 24 24 24 24 24 24
155mm M109A2 US 15 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
155mm G-6 Rhino SA -- 6 18 24 24 24 24 24 24 24
Artillery, Towed 66 96 96 96 96 96 96 96 96 96
155mm FH-70 EU 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12
130mm M-46 / Type 59-1 PRC? 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12
122mm D-30 PRC? -- 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30
105mm L118 UK 42 42 42 42 42 42 42 42 42 42
Artillery, Rocket - - - 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
122mm Type 90 PRC -- -- -- 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
Artillery, Anti-Aircraft 25 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35
40mm Bofors L/60 SWE 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12
35mm GDF-005 SWI -- 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
23mm ZU-23 PRC? 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
20mm VAB-VDAA FRA 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
Anti-Tank Missiles 50 50 50 50 80 80 80 80 80 80
BGM-71 TOW3 US 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18
FGM-148 Javelin FRA -- -- -- -- 30 30 30 30 30 30
Milan3 FRA 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32
Anti-Aircraft Missiles 62+ 62+ 62+ 62 74 74 74 74 74 74
Pantsyr S-1E RU -- -- -- -- 12 12 12 12 12 12
Mistral ALBI FRA -- -- -- 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
Javelin UK 28 28 28 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
Blowpipe UK + + + -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SA-7 PRC? 34 34 34 34 34 34 34 34 34 34

Notes

    1 - This total includes some number of subvariants, including command post vehicles, ambulances, mortar carriers, and others.

    2 - Some or all of these vehicles may be operated by para-military police elements.

    3 - This total includes some number of self-propelled launchers.




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