Israel 

Total Military Force israelflag
Active: 167,600
Reserves: 358,000

Army (125,000)
4 corps HQ
5 Armored Divisions with 14 Armored Brigades, 3 Infantry Brigades, 5 Artillery Regiments
4 Infantry Divisions with 17 Infantry Brigades, 1 Artillery Regiment
5 Air-Mobile Brigades
(Organization may vary depending on exercise or operation)

Navy (7,600)
Bases: Haifa, Ashdod, Eilat

Air Force (35,000)
Flying Hours: regulars: 180; reserves 80

Forces Abroad and Foreign Forces
Israeli Air Force occasionally stations F-16 ac to Akinci air base in Turkey. Israel has also designated some troops UNTSO (United Nations Truce Supervision Organization).

Paramilitary
Border Policy: 8,000
Coast Guard: 350, 1 US PCR, 3 other patrol craft

Strategic Force
"Israel is widely believed to have a nuclear capability with up to 200 warheads. Delivery means could include ac, Jericho 1 SSM (range 500km), Jericho 2 (range 1,500 - 2,000 km)"

Israel*
2001
2002
2003
GDP
110bn
103bn
 
Defense Exp
10.1bn
9.9bn
 
Defense Bdgt
6.9bn
6.7bn
 
Foreign Military Assistance (US)
2.1bn
2.1bn
2.1bn


* All figures in US dollars.

Links:

Israel Specific Weapons Systems

Israel Defense Forces (English)

The International Institute for Strategic Studies

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