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Middle East Military Balance

(Updated August 2013)

Country Infantry Armor Air Force Navy
Active Reserves Tanks APCs Planes Helicopters Warships Submarines
176,500
445,000
3,770
8,325
875
287
72
5


450,000
254,000
3,955
5,375
518
232
176
3
520,000
350,000
1,620
1,400
320
570
256
14
273,200
-
289
4,140
3
104
25
0
100,700
60,000
1,217
2,295
111
79
17
0
Kuwait
15,500
24,000
483
946
58
48
96
0
61,400
15,000
350
2,150
5
61
41
0
214,500
-
1,015
5,150
330
234
95
0
304,000
314,500
4,800
5,060
490
225
35
0
Turkey
421,000
379,000
4,460
6,733
404
427
168
14


Sources: The Institute for National Security Studies; Intelligence on Iran