Middle East - Countries with the Most Battle Tanks
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Which country has the most battle tanks in Middle East?
The country with the most battle tanks in Middle East is Iran with a total of 1,663 tanks. At second and third, are Israel with 1,560 tanks and Jordan with 1,323 tanks.
In Middle East, the average size of the battle tank forces of countries is around 552.2 tanks.

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These are the countries with the most battle tanks in Middle East:

Iran.

Iran's Revolutionary Guard: Who are they and what is their role? (Credit: Youtube/FRANCE 24 English)

Iran has the third-highest defence budget in Middle East. The defence budget of Iran is estimated at US$12,623M at around 2.30% of its GDP.

Iran has the largest military force in Middle East. Iran has a military that is composed of 610,000 active personnel (largest in Middle East), 350,000 in reserve and 40,000 from paramilitary forces, totalling 1,000,000 or 12 military personnel per 1000 in population.

Iran's battle tank force is the largest in Middle East. On land, Iran has a mobile force of 1,663 tanks. For aerial defence, Iran has an air force of 337 military aircrafts and 62 attack helicopters.

Iran has the largest naval fleet in Middle East. Iran has a naval fleet of 27 vessels, including 21 non-nuclear submarines.

 

 Compare Iran with Oman

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Israel.

How Do IDF Special Forces Train? (Credit: Youtube/Israel Defense Forces)

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. Israel has a military of 642,500 personnel, with 169,500 active, 465,000 in reserve and 8,000 from paramilitary forces, making up 76.3 military personnel per 1000 in population. 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.

 

 Compare Israel with Jordan

 Compare Israel with Oman


Jordan.

Special Forces Of Jordan - 2019 - القوات الخاصة الملكية

Jordan's defence expenditure is estimated to be US$2,032M (4.70% of its GDP).

Jordan has a military of 180,500 personnel, with 100,500 active, 65,000 in reserve and 15,000 from paramilitary forces, making up 17.3 military personnel per 1000 in population. Its per-capita military is the second-highest in Middle East.

Jordan has the third-largest battle tank force in Middle East. On land, Jordan has a mobile force of 1,323 tanks. For aerial defence, Jordan has an air force of 134 military aircrafts and 126 attack helicopters.

 

 Compare Jordan with Kuwait

 Compare Jordan with Oman


Saudi Arabia.

How Strong Is Saudi Arabia's Military? (Credit: Youtube/Newsweek)

Saudi Arabia's defence budget is the highest in Middle East. Saudi Arabia's defence expenditure is estimated to be US$61,867M (8% of its GDP). Its percentage of GDP allocated to defence spending is the second-highest globally.

With a 251,500-strong military, Saudi Arabia has a per-capita ratio of 7.6 military personnel per 1000 in population. Its total military consists of 227,000 active personnel (second-largest in Middle East) and 24,500 from paramilitary forces.

On land, Saudi Arabia has a mobile force of 600 tanks. For aerial defence, Saudi Arabia has an air force of 313 military aircrafts and 85 attack helicopters.

The naval fleet of warships also include 4 frigates, 3 destroyers and 4 corvettes.

 

 Compare Saudi Arabia with Israel


Oman.

Royal Army of Oman - الجيش السلطاني العُماني

Oman allocates about 8.80% of its GDP (estimated at US$6,730M) for its defence budget. Its percentage of GDP allocated to defence spending is the highest in the world.

With a 47,000-strong military, Oman has a per-capita ratio of 13.5 military personnel per 1000 in population. Its total military consists of 42,600 active personnel and 4,400 from paramilitary forces.

On land, Oman has a mobile force of 117 tanks. For aerial defence, Oman has an air force of 44 military aircrafts and 15 attack helicopters.

 

 Compare Oman with Lebanon


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