Military


Jordan Arab Army Equipment

1990 1995 2000 2005 2010 2013 2015 2020 2025 2030
Personnel (In Thousands) 104 120 120 115 148 148 148 148 148 148
Active 74 90 90 85 88 88 88 88 88 88
Reserve 30 30 30 30 60 60 60 60 60 60
Equipment Source Inventory
Armor 1,190 1,190 1,153 1,424 1,324 1,304 1,304 1,127 897 897
Medium / Main Battle Tanks 1,171 1,171 1,084 1,252 1,182 1,182 1,172 997 794 794
120mm Al Hussein UK -- -- -- 390 390 390 390 390 390 390
120mm Khalid UK 274 274 274 274 274 274 274 274 274 274
120mm Chieftain IRQ 86 86 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
105mm M60 Phoenix US / JOR -- -- -- -- 88 88 88 88 130 130
105mm M60A1 / A31 US / IRQ 218 218 218 218 115 115 115 115 -- --
105mm Tariq1 UK / JOR 293 293 292 292 292 292 280 130 -- --
105mm M48A52 US / IRQ 200 200 200 50 13 13 13 -- -- --
90mm M472 US / IRQ 100 100 100 28 10 10 10 -- -- --
Light Tanks (> 20 tons) 19 19 69 172 142 122 122 103 103 103
76mm Scorpion3 BEL / IRQ 19 19 69 69 39 19 19 -- -- --
30mm Scimitar BEL -- -- -- 103 103 103 103 103 103 103
Infantry Fighting Vehicles 35 35 35 48 44 264 264+ 414 414 414
30mm BMP-2 USSR 35 35 35 35 31 31 31 31 31 31
25mm AIFV-B / YPR-765 BEL / NL -- -- -- 13 13 233 233 233 233 233
20mm Temsah4 JOR -- -- -- -- -- -- + 150 250 250
Armored Personnel Carriers 1,314 1,230 1,680 1,883 1,849 1,702 1,702 1,702 1,702 1,702
Tracked 1,230 1,230 1,630 1,562 1,518 1,371 1,371 1,371 1,371 1,371
12.7mm M113A2 Mk 1J4 US / JOR -- -- -- 132 276 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000
12.7mm YPR-765 PRI4 NL -- -- -- -- -- 221 221 221 221 221
12.7mm M113A1 / A24 Various 1,230 1,230 1,630 1,330 1,202 150 150 150 150 150
12.7mm Spartan BEL -- -- -- 100 40 -- -- -- -- --
Wheeled 84 .. 50 321 331 331 331 331 331 331
23mm Ratel 204, 5 SA -- -- -- 321 321 321 321 321 321 321
23mm BTR-945 UKR -- -- 50 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12.7mm EE-116 BRA 50 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12.7mm AT 105 Saxon UK -- -- -- -- 10 10 10 10 10 10
7.62mm Saracen UK 34 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Light AFVs 150 150 150 150 100 100 100 100 100 100
12.7mm Matador SA / JOR -- -- -- -- -- 25 25 25 25 25
12.7mm Marauder SA / JOR -- -- -- -- -- 25 25 25 25 25
7.62mm Ferret UK 150 150 150 150 100 50 50 50 50 50
Artillery, Self-Propelled 399 384 384 384 344 390 390 390 370 370
203mm M110A2 US 100 100 100 82 82 82 82 82 82 82
155mm M109A1 / A2 US / NL 220 220 220 220 220 270 270 270 270 270
155mm M44 US 29 29 29 29 20 20 20 20 - --
105mm MOBAT UAE -- -- -- 18 18 18 18 18 18 18
105mm M52 US 50 35 35 35 4 -- -- -- -- --
Artillery, Towed 160 115 115 103 103 103 103 103 93 93
203mm M1152 US 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25
155mm M114A1 US 38 30 30 18 18 18 18 18 18 18
155mm M59 US 11 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 -- --
105mm M102 US 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50
105mm M101A1 US 36 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Artillery, Rocket - - - 6 6+ 18+ 18+ 18+ 18+ 18+
227mm M142 HIMARS US -- -- -- -- -- 12 12 12 12 12
107mm AB-19 JOR -- -- -- 6 6+ 6+ 6+ 6+ 6+ 6+
Artillery, Anti-Aircraft 408 360 356 356 356 356 356 356 356 356
40mm M42A17 US 264 216 216 216 216 216 216 216 216 216
23mm ZSU-23-4 USSR / RU 44 44 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40
20mm M163 VADS US 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Recoilless 330 330 330 - - - - - - -
106mm M40A1 US 330 330 330 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Anti-Tank Missiles 680 680 680 778 778 978 978 978 978 978
M901 ITV US 50 50 50 70 70 70 70 70 70 70
M113-B-MIL BEL -- -- -- 48 48 48 48 48 48 48
BGM-71 TOW / TOW-28 US 320 320 320 320 320 320 320 320 320 320
AT-148 RU -- -- -- -- -- 200 200 200 200 200
FGM-148 Javelin US -- -- -- 30 30 30 30 30 30 30
FGM-77 Dragon US 310 310 310 310 310 310 310 310 310 310
Anti-Aircraft Missiles 650 990 990 990 990 980 980 980 980 980
SA-18 RU -- 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
SA-16 RU -- 240 240 240 240 240 240 240 240 240
SA-14 USSR 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200
SA-13 USSR 100 100 100 100 100 92 92 92 92 92
SA-8 USSR 50 50 50 50 50 48 48 48 48 48
SA-7 USSR 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50
FIM-43C Redeye US 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250

    1 - These vehicles were reported to be in storage by 2010.

    2 - This equipment were reported to be in storage by 1990.

    3 - These vehicles were reported to be in storage by 2013.

    4 - This total includes some number of subvariants, such as mortar carrier, armored recovery vehicle, and command post variants.

    5 - Jordan recieved its first BTR-94s in 2000 and subsequently donated all 50 vehicles ordered to Iraq in 2004. Jordan then acquired a number of Ratel vehicles, and refitted a number of them with the same turret used on the BTR-94.

    6 - Some or all of these vehicles may be operated by paramilitary elements assigned to the Ministry of Interior.

    7 - By 2005, it was reported that not all of these vehicles were operational.

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




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