The country with the second-highest defence budget in Middle East is Israel. The defence budget of Israel is estimated at US$20,465M at around 5.30% of its GDP.
Israel has the second-largest military force in Middle East. With a 642,500-strong military, Israel has a per-capita ratio of 76.3 military personnel per 1000 in population. Its total military consists of 169,500 active personnel, 465,000 reserve personnel and 8,000 from paramilitary forces. Its per-capita military is the highest in Middle East.
Israel's battle tank force is the second-largest in Middle East. On land, Israel has a mobile force of 1,560 tanks. For aerial defence, Israel has an air force of 440 military aircrafts and 84 attack helicopters.Israel has a naval fleet of 6 vessels, including 3 non-nuclear submarines.