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Tunisia - Army Equipment

Modernization

TypeOrigin19901995 2000 2005 2010 2015 2018 2020 2025 2030*
Tank, Heavy 68 84 84 84 84 84 84 84 84 125*
120mmMBT TBDTBD - - - - - - - - - 125*
105mmM60A3 MBTUSA 54 54 54 54 54 54 54 54 54 ??*
105mmM60A1 MBTUSA - 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 ??*
105mmM48A5 MBTUSA 14 - - - - - - - - -
Tank, Light 50 55 54 48 48 48 48 48 48 ..
105mmSK-105AT - 55 54 48 48 48 48 48 48 ??*
76mmM41 WalkerUSA 10 .. - - - - - - - -
75mmAMX-13 FR 40 - - - - - - - - -
armored vehicles, tracked 70 164 164 160 160 160 160 138 138 138
MarderDE - - - - - - - 48 48 48
M-113A1/2 APCUSA 50 140 140 140 140 140 140 90 90 90
FV601 SaladinUK 20 24 24 20 20 20 20 - - -
armored vehicles, wheeled 58 163 173 168 168 168 160 160 160 160
IFV TBDTBD-.. - - - - - - - 150*
VAB MKIIIFR-.. - - - - - 10 10 10
Fiat 6614CIT - 110 110 110 110 110 110 110 110 ??*
EE-11 Urutu APCBR 18 18 18 18 18 .. .. .. .. ..
EE-9 CascavelBR n.a. .. .. .. - - - - - -
EE-3 JararacaBR n.a.. .. .. .. - - - - - -
75mmEBR-75 FR30 .. .. .. - .. .. .. .. ..
90mmAML-90FR - 35 45 40 40 40 40 40 40 ??*
60mmAML-60FR10 .. .. .. - - - - - -
protected vehicles, wheeled - - - - - - 100 100 100 100
Ejder YalcinTU-- - - - - 100 100 100 100
KirpiTU-- - - - - 100 100 100 100
Artillery 67 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
155mm M109 SPHUSA 19 .. .. .. - - - - - -
155mm M114A1 SPHUSA10 .. .. .. - - - - - -
105mm M108 SPHUSA48 .. .. .. - - - - - -
Artillery, towed 53 117 117 115 115 115 115 115 115 115
155mm M198 USA - 57 57 55 55 55 55 55 55 55
155mm M114A1 USA - 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12
105mm M101A1/2 USA 48 48 48 48 48 48 48 48 48 48
88mm25-pounder UK 6 - - - - - - - - -
Mortar +++ 147 167 167 167 167 167 167 167 167
120mmBrandt - - 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18
107mm M106A2 SP USA 12 12 12 12 12 12 48 48 48 48
107mm mortar - 40 42 42 36 36 - - - -
82mm mortar n.a. n.a. - - - - - - - - -
81mm mortar n.a. n.a. 95 95 95 95 95 95 95 95 95
Antitank missile + + + + + + + + +
MGM-71A TOW on M-113USA 20 25 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 ??*
MGM-71A TOWUSA - 40 65 55 55 + + .. .. ..
Milan FR & DE n.a. .. 500 500 500 + + + .. ..
SS-11 n.a. n.a. - - - - - - - - -
Antitank gun + + + +. + + + + +
105mm SPG JPzSk-105 DE 54 - - - - - - - - -
89mmRCL STRIM-89 LRAC FR + 300 300 300 300 300 + + + +
89mm RCL M-20 [???] + 300 300 300 300 300 + + + +
Air defense + + + + + + + + +
MANPADS TBD TBD - - - - - - - - + +
MANPADSRBS-70 SE na. + 48 60 60 + + + - -
MANPADSMIM-72 ChaparralUSA 62 25 25 26 26 26 26 - - -
40 mm M42 SP - - - - 12 12 12 12 12 12
37 mmType-55/65 towed + 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15
20 mm M-55 towed + 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100


na = not available.

+ = in service, number unknown

* = Tunisia's equipment is rather elderly, suggesting a need for replacement.
Tunisia's government is quite thrifty, does not face a conventional threat, so there are
no specific modernization plans in evidence in this instance.



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