Jordan - Armed forces



In 2002, the Jordanian armed forces had 100,240 active personnel with reserves numbering 35,000. The army numbered 84,700 supplied with 1,179 main battle tanks. The air force had 15,000 personnel with 101 combat aircraft and 22 armed helicopters. The navy had 540 men and 3 patrol craft. Paramilitary consisted of the Public Security Directorate with 10,000 members. Defense expenditures for 2001 were $757.5 million or 8.6% of GDP. Jordan had peacekeepers stationed in seven regions around the world.

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