The defence budget of South Africa is estimated at US$3,465M at around 1% of its GDP.
With a 80,400-strong military, South Africa has a per-capita ratio of 1.5 military personnel per 1000 in population. Its total military consists of 65,350 active personnel and 15,050 reserve personnel.
On land, South Africa has a mobile force of 34 tanks. For aerial defence, South Africa has an air force of 105 military aircrafts and 15 attack helicopters.South Africa has a naval fleet of 7 vessels, including 3 non-nuclear submarines.