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Royal Saudi Air Force

Modernization

Aircraft Source Inventory
90 95 00 05 10 15 17 20 25 30
Personnel 18 18 18 18 20 20 20 20 20 20
Active 18 18 18 18 20 20 20 20 20 20
Reserve - - - - - - - - - -
Fighter/Ground Attack 24 114 156 147 155 179 149 224 224 224
F-15SA Peace Sun US - - - - - - 4 152 152 152
F-15S Peace Sun US - 72 72 72 70 70 68 - - -
Typhoon F2 UK - - - - 10 40 53 72 72 72
Tornado IDS UK 24 42 84 75 75 69 24 - - -
Fighter 145 154 154 88 88 78 56 - 100 100
5th Generation .. .. .. .. - - - - 100 100
J-31 PRC - - - - - - - - 100 100
F-35 F-35 JSF US - - - - - - - - 0 0
4th Generation 89 98 98 88 88 78 56 - - -
F-15C Peace Sun US 65 74 74 66 66 56 56 - - -
Tornado ADV Tornado ADV UK 24 24 24 22 22 22 - - - -
3rd Generation 56 56 56 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
F-5E Tiger II US 56 56 56 - - - - - - -
Recon / EW 10 16 22 22 23 13 23 13 13 13
RE-3B ITASS (Ex-E-8B) US - - - - 1 1 1 1 1 1
RE-3A TASS US - - - 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
King Air 350i / 350ER US - - - - - - 2 10 10 10
Tornado IDS UK - 6 12 10 10 10 10 - - -
RF-5E Tigereye US 10 10 10 10 10 - - - - -
Airborne Early Warning (AEW) 5 5 5 3 3 5 6 7 7 7
E-3A Peace Sentinel US 5 5 5 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Saab 2000 AEW&C SWE - - - - - 2 3 4 4 4
90 95 00 05 10 15 17 20 25 30
Tanker 16 16 16 15 15 18 20 13 13 13
A330 MRTT FRA - - - - - 4 6 6 6 6
KE-3A Peace Sentinel US 8 8 8 7 7 7 7 - - -
KC-130H Hercules US 8 8 8 8 8 7 7 7 7 7
Transport 62 63 63 60 58 55 55 55 55 55
Medium 47 47 47 44 42 35 35 30 30 30
AN-178 KSA - - - - - - - 30 30 30
C-130H/H-30 / L-100/302 Hercules US 40 40 40 37 35 36 36 - - -
C-130E Hercules US 7 7 7 7 7 - - - - -
Light 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
AN-132 KSA - - - - - - - ++ ++ ++
CN-235-100 SP 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Passenger / VIP = Royal Flight 16 18 18 18 18 22 24 24 24 24
B747SP US - 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
A340 EU - - - - - 1 1 1 1 1
B737-BBJ US - - - - - 2 2 2 2 2
B737-200 US - 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
L-1329 JetStar US 2 2 2 - - - - - - -
BAe 125-800 UK 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Gulfstream IV US - - - - - 1 1 1 1 1
Gulfstream III US 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Learjet 35 US 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
CN-235-100 SP 2 2 2 2 2 4 4 4 4 4
Cessna 310K US 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
AS-61 Sea King IT 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
S-70A-1 Desert Hawk US - 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
90 95 00 05 10 15 17 20 25 30
TRAINING 85 88 112 127 127 96 89 89 89 89
Jet - Advanced 54 57 57 48 48 22 .. .. .. ..
F-15D Peace Sun US 19 22 22 22 22 25 25 25 25 25
F-5F Tiger II US 21 21 21 12 12 - - - - -
F-5B F. Fighter US 14 14 14 14 14 - - - - -
Intermediate Jet + Light Attack 66 66 50 43 43 41 41 70 70 70
JF-17 Thunder PK - - - - - - - 48 48 48
Hawk 100 UK - - - - - - - 22 22 22
Hawk 65 / 65A1 UK 30 30 50 43 43 41 41 - - -
BAC-167 Strikemaster 80 / A UK 36 36 - - - - - - - -
ab initio - Prop 31 31 55 79 79 78 76 76 76 76
Jetstream 31 UK 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
PC-21 CH/UK - - - - - 24 55 55 55 55
PC-9 CH/UK 30 30 50 45 45 20 - - - -
MFI-395 Super Mushshak PAK - - - 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
Cessna 172 US - - 4 13 13 - - - - -

Helicopter

GTOW .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
Transport - Intermediate 10-ton - - 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
AS-532A2 Cougar FR - - 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
Transport - Medium 5-ton 51 51 51 60 60 35 35 35 35 35
Bell 412SA / AB-412 CAN / ITA - - - 16 16 15 15 15 15 15
AB-212 Twin Huey ITA 29 29 29 22 22 20 20 20 20 20
AB-205 Iroquois ITA 22 22 22 22 22 - - - - -
Light / Utility 25 25 25 13 13 .. .. .. .. ..
AB-206A JetRanger ITA 25 25 25 13 13 - - - - -
UAV .. .. .. .. .. 10 10 10 10 10
Luna DE - - - - - 10 10 10 10 10

Notes

    1 - This total includes aircraft assigned to the Royal Saudi Air Force's aerobatic team, the Saudi Hawks.

    2 - This total may include some number of aircraft configured either for medical evacuation or VIP transport.




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