Egypt surpasses Israel, Arab Region in total aircraft strength



Tue, 16 May 2017 - 08:13 GMT


Tue, 16 May 2017 - 08:13 GMT

Egyptian air fighter Rafale – (Archive)

Egyptian air fighter Rafale – (Archive)

CAIRO – 16 April 2017:

Global Firepower

(GFP), a website dedicated to the provision of analytical display of data concerning modern military powers, showed Egypt deputing in 8th place among countries listed in the

Total Aircraft Strength

category through 2017, while Israel came 18th.

With 1,132 total aircrafts, Egypt came 7th in the

Total Attack Aircraft

strength data, while Saudi Arabia came 12th, one rank ahead of Israel that got the 13th place in the list.


Remarkably, according to the website, Egypt is ranked 7th globally in regards to the

Total Fighter Strength

data of 2017; Israel on the other hand got the 12th place.


Ranked as 1 of 126, the United States has 13,742 total aircrafts. In the 2nd place, Russia has a total of 3,794 aircrafts, while China, coming 3rd in the list, has 2,955 aircrafts.



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