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UAE Army Equipment

Modernization

System Source Inventory
1990 1995 2000 2005 2010 2013 2015 2020 2025 2030
Personnel (In Thousands) 40 59 59 59 59 59 59 59 59 59
Active (Union Defense Force) 34 44 44 44 44 44 44 44 44 44
Active (Dubai) 6 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15
Reserve -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Armor 207 209 313 547 547 547 547 547 547 547
Medium / Main Battle Tanks 131 133 237 471 471 471 471 471 471 471
120mm Leclerc FR -- 2 156 390 390 390 390 390 390 390
105mm OF 40 Lion ITA 36 36 36 36 36 36 36 36 36 36
105mm AMX-30B FR 95 95 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45
Light Tanks ( > 20 tons) 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76
76mm Scorpion UK 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76
Infantry Fighting Vehicles 30 348 433 430 430 605 605 605 590 590
100mm BMP-3 RU -- 330 415 415 415 590 590 590 590 590
20mm AMX-10P FR 30 18 18 15 15 15 15 15 -- --
Armored Personnel Carriers 592 548 548 774 855? 913? 985? 985? 985? 985?
Tracked 30 .. .. 136 136 136 136 136 136 136
12.7mm ACV-3501 TU -- -- -- 136 136 136 136 136 136 136
7.62mm AMX-VCI FR 30 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Wheeled 8x8 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
100mm Enigma RU/UAE - - - - - - - 150 600 600
100mm AMV PO/UAE -- -- -- -- 5? 15? 15? 15? 15? 15?
30mm BTR-3U Guardian UA/UAE -- -- -- 90 90 90 90 90 90 90
Wheeled 6x6 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
7.62mm VCR1 FR 82 80 80 80 80 80 80 80 80 80
12.7mm EE-11 Urutu BR 120 120 120 120 120 120 120 120 120 120
7.62mm Saracen4 UK 12 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Wheeled 4x4 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
12.7mm Agrab3 SA -- -- -- -- 76 124 196 196 196 196
12.7mm VAB2 FR 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
7.62mm M3 VTT FR 328 328 328 328 328 328 328 - - -
Light AFV 220 160 89 113 145 145 145 145 105 105
90mm AML-90 FR 90 90 49 49 49 49 49 49 49 49
76mm Saladin4 UK 70 50 20 20 20 20 20 20 -- --
12.7mm VBL FR -- -- -- 24 24 24 24 24 24 24
7.62mm Fuchs 2 NBC / CP DE -- -- -- -- 32 32 32 32 32 32
7.62mm Ferret4, 5 UK 60 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 -- --
Artillery, Self-Propelled 20 90 177 175 175 175 175 175 175 175
155mm M109 KAWEST NL -- -- 87 85 85 85 85 85 85 85
155mm G-6 Rhino SA -- 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72
155mm Mk F3 FR 20 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18
Artillery, Towed 77 79 79 79 79 79 79 79 79 79
130mm Type 59-1 PRC -- 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
105mm L118 UK 59 59 59 59 59 59 59 59 59 59
105mm M-56 ITA 18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Artillery, Rocket 48 48 54 54 57 77 77 77 77 77
300mm MBRL TU -- -- -- -- 3 3 3 3 3 3
300mm 9A52 Smerch RU -- -- 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
227mm HIMARS (w/ ATACMS) US -- -- -- -- -- 20 20 20 20 20
122mm T-122 ITA / TU -- -- -- -- -- 48 48 48 48 48
122mm FIROS-30 ITA 48 48 48 48 48 -- -- -- -- --
Artillery, Anti-Aircraft 68 62 62 62 62 62 62 62 62 62
30mm GCF-BM2 FR 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
20mm M3 VDA FR 48 42 42 42 42 42 42 42 42 42
Recoilless 280 280 262 262 26 262 262 262 250 250
106mm M40A1 US 30 30 12 12 12 12 12 12 -- --
84mm Carl Gustav M3 SWE 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250
Anti-Tank Missiles 70+ 120 120 120 100 100 100 100 100 100
BGM-71 TOW6 US 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25
Milan FR 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45
HOT6 FR + 50 50 50 30 30 30 30 30 30
Anti-Aircraft Missiles 33+ 53+ 53+ 53+ 53+ 53+ 53+ 53+ 53+ 53+
Mistral FR -- 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
RBS-70 SWE 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13
Blowpipe UK 20+ 20+ 20+ 20+ 20+ 20+ 20+ 20+ 20+ 20+
SSM +? + + + + + + +? - -
Scud-B DPRK +? + + + + + + +? -- --

Helicopter

GTOW 10 10 30 59 94 121 123 114 116 116
Attack 10 10 30 40 40 30 30 67 67 67
AH-64E Guardian US - - - - - - - 37 37 37
AH-64D Longbow US -- -- -- -- 30 30 30 30 30 30
AH-64A Apache US -- -- 20 30 -- -- -- -- -- --
SA-342K Gazelle FR 10 10 10 10 10 -- -- -- -- --
Transport - Intermediate 10-ton .. .. .. .. 29 66 68 59 61 61
CH-47F Chinook US -- -- -- -- -- 4 6 6 6 6
CH-47C+ Chinook LIB / ITA -- -- -- -- 9 9 9 -- -- --
UH-60M Blackhawk US -- -- -- -- -- 33 33 33 35 35
S-70A Blackhawk US -- -- -- -- 20 20 20 20 20 20
Transport - Medium 5-ton .. .. .. .. 6 6 6 6 6 6
AW139 ITA -- -- -- -- 6 6 6 6 6 6
Light / Utility .. .. .. 19 19 19 19 19 19 19
AS-365F Dauphin 2 FR -- -- -- 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
AS-550C3 Fennec FR -- -- -- 15 15 15 15 15 15 15
Fixed Wing -- -- -- -- -- 8 8 8 8 8 8
Cessna 208B Caravan US -- -- -- -- 8 8 8 8 8 8
UAV -- -- -- 4 9 74 74 74 74 74 74
Camcopter S-100 AU / UAE -- -- -- -- 60 60 60 60 60 60
Seeker SA -- -- 4 9 14 14 14 14 14 14

Notes

    1 - This total includes some number of subvariants, including command post vehicles, forward observations vehicles, and combat engineer vehicles.

    2 - These vehicles are operated by the Abu Dhabi police.

    3 - This total includes some number of 120mm mortar carriers fitted with an 120mm ST Engineering SRAMS mortar.

    4 - These vehicles were listed as being in storage as of 1990.

    5 - This total includes some number of Mk 2/6 vehicles armed with the Vigilant anti-tank guided missile.

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




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