Military


Royal Saudi Land Force Army Equipment

Modernization

System Source Inventory
1990 1995 2000 2005 2010 2013 2015 2020 2025 2030
Personnel (In Thousands) 40 70 70 75 75 75 75 75 75 75
Active 40 70 70 75 75 75 75 75 75 75
Reserve -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Armor 540 1,005 1,005 860 860 860 1,210? 1,610? 1,665? 1,665?
Medium / Main Battle Tanks 540 1,005 1,005 860 860 860 1,210? 1,610? 1,665? 1,665?
125mm T-90S RU -- -- -- -- -- -- 150? 150? 150? 150?
120mm Leopard 2A7 GER / SP -- -- -- -- -- -- 200? 600? 800? 800?
120mm M1A2 US -- 315 315 315 315 315 315 315 315 315
105mm M60A3 US 200 400 400 400 400 400 400 400 400 400
105mm M60A1 US 50 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
105mm AMX-30S1 FRA 290 290 290 145 145 145 145 145 -- --
Infantry Fighting Vehicles 200 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600
25mm M2 US -- 400 400 400 400 400 400 400 400 400
20mm AMX-10P FRA 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200
Armored Personnel Carriers 887 1,103 1,262 1,302 1,362 1,435 1,462 1,462 1,462 1,462
Tracked 737 953 1,112 1,112 1,122 1,122 1,122 1,122 1,122 1,122
12.7mm M113A1 / A2 / A32 US 737 953 1,112 1,112 1,112 1,112 1,112 1,112 1,112 1,112
12.7mm ACV-S TU -- -- -- -- 10 10 10 10 10 10
Wheeled 150 150 150 190 240 313 340 440 440 440
12.7mm? Al Fahd AF-40-8-13 KSA -- -- -- 40 40 40 40 40 40 40
12.7mm? Aravis FRA -- -- -- -- -- 73 100 200 200 200
12.7mm? Al Kaser KSA -- -- -- -- 50 50 50 50 50 50
7.62mm M3 VTT FRA 150 150 150 150 150 150 150 150 150 150
Light AFVs 235 235 235 235 - - - - - -
90mm / 60mm AML-60 / AML-90 FRA 235 235 235 235 -- -- -- -- -- --
Artillery, Self-Propelled 162 161 161 161 209 209 209 209 209 209
155mm GCT FRA 51 51 51 51 51 51 51 51 51 51
155mm M109A5 US -- -- -- -- 48 48 48 48 48 48
155mm M109A1B / A2 US 111 110 110 110 110 110 110 110 110 110
Artillery, Towed 294 250 250 250 250 250 340? 340? 340? 340?
203mm M1154 US 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
155mm M777A2 US -- -- -- -- -- -- 36? 36? 36? 36?
155mm M1985 US 42 42 42 42 42 42 42 42 42 42
155mm FH-704 UK 70 50 50 40 40 40 40 40 40 40
155mm M114A14 US 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50
105mm M119A2 US -- -- -- -- -- -- 54? 54? 54? 54?
105mm M101A14 US 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
105mm Model 56 ITA 24 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Artillery, Rocket 76 60 60 60 60 60 60 60 60 60
127mm ASTROS II BRA 76 60 60 60 60 60 60 60 60 60
Artillery, Anti-Aircraft 31 - - - - - - - - -
90mm M117 US 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
40mm M42A1 US 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recoilless 600+ 450 450 450 450 450 450 450 450 450
106mm M40A1 US 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50
90mm M67 US 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
84mm Carl Gustav SWE 450 300 300 300 300 300 300 300 300 300
75mm M20 US + -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Anti-Tank Missiles 490+ 490+ 490+ 490+ 490+ 490+ 490+ 490+ 490+ 490+
VCC-1 TUA ITA / US 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200
BGM-71 US + + + + + + + + + +
AMX-10 HOT FRA 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90
M47 Dragon US 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200
Anti-Aircraft Missiles 400+ 400+ 400+ 400+ 400+ 400+ 400+ 400+ 400+ 400+
Crotale FRA + + + + + + + + + +
FIM-92 Stinger US 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200
FIM-43 Redeye US 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200
SSM 30 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
DF-3 PRC 30 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10

Helicopter

GTOW 27 47 47 47 47 47 71 71 71 71
Attack 15 27 27 27 27 27 51 51 51 51
AH-64D Longbow US -- -- -- -- -- -- 36 36 36 36
AH-64A Apache US -- 12 12 12 12 12 -- -- -- --
Bell 406CS Combat Scout US 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15
Transport - Medium 5-ton 12 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
UH-60L Blackhawk US -- -- -- -- 12 12 12 12 12 12
S-70A-1L Desert Hawk US -- 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
S-70A-1 Desert Hawk US 12 12 12 12 -- -- -- -- -- --

Notes

    1 - These vehicles were reported as being in storage as of 2005.

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

    3 - These vehicles were reported as being in storage as of 2010.

    4 - This equipment was reported as being in storage as of 1990.

    5 - This equipment was reported as being in storage as of 2005.




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