Egypt vs Israel Military Power 2020: Comparison – IDF has the most combat-ready troops, a comparative characteristic of the armies of the Middle East.
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Today, the situation in the Middle East is of particular interest to the world due to the strengthening and aggressive offensive activities of the Islamic State jihadists.
Egypt vs Israel Military Power 2020: Comparison
According to the research and verification of the data provided by The Globes, the strongest armies in the region are in the following order:
1. THE IDF
The budget is 15 billion dollars per year. 3870 tanks, 680 planes, 176 thousand soldiers of the regular army. The Israel Defense Forces received the highest rating in terms of technological equipment, and the air force has earned the title of “Best in the world”.
18.1 billion dollars budget. 410 thousand soldiers, 3657 tanks, 989 planes. Turkey, a NATO member, has a large number of weapons of its own production.
3. Saudi Arabia
56.7 billion dollars, 233 thousand soldiers, 1095 tanks, 652 planes. Possesses the most modern arsenal in the Middle East – after Israel.
4. Arab Emirates
14.4 billion, 65 thousand soldiers, 545 tanks, 444 planes. Armament is supplied by the USA, Russia, Great Britain, Ukraine, France, Germany and Italy.
6.3 billion dollars, 545 thousand soldiers, 2409 tanks, 481 planes. Due to the fact that Iran independently produces weapons, including ballistic missiles and tanks, it suffers from poor technical equipment, compared to other armies.
4.4 billion dollars, 468 thousand soldiers, 4767 tanks, 1100 planes. Egypt receives 1.3 billion U.S. aid every year, including military assistance.
1.9 billion dollars, 220 thousand soldiers, 4950 tanks, 473 planes. Before the civil war, it was considered one of the strongest armies in the region.
1.5 billion dollars, 110 thousand soldiers, 1321 tanks, 246 planes. Receives the American help for strengthening of defensive capacity. However, most of the tanks and planes are outdated models.
6.7 billion dollars, 72 thousand soldiers, 215 tanks, 101 planes. It is mainly armed with uttered equipment.
5.2 billion dollars, 15.5 thousand soldiers, 368 tanks, 101 planes.
1.9 billion dollars, 12 thousand soldiers, 90 tanks, 72 planes. This year it purchased a missile defense system in the U.S. for $ 11 billion.
730 million dollars, 13 thousand soldiers, 180 tanks, 105 planes.
Iraq’s army used to be one of the dominating ones in the region, but with the fall of Saddam Hussein’s regime it weakened considerably, which shows its inability to resist the militants of “Islamic state”.
1.7 billion dollars, 131 thousand soldiers, 318 tanks, 57 planes.
1.4 billion dollars, 66 thousand soldiers, 1260 tanks, 181 planes.