Sudanese Land ForcesAs Quoted from WikipediaEquipment
The modern Sudanese Armed Forces is equipped mainly with Soviet, Russian, Chinese, Ukrainian, Iranian, and Sudanese manufactured weaponry.
The standard issue assault rifle is now an H&K G3 variant that is domestically manufactured.
The IISS reported in 2007 that the SAF had 200 T-54/55 main battle tanks and 70 Type 62 light tanks.(IISS 2007 p. 293) In addition, a wide variety of other Chinese main battle tanks and a number of Sudanese tank variants (including the 'Digna'a Modernization programme for the T-55, the 'Al Bashier,' a licensed version of the Type 85M-II tank, and variants of the T-72Z and Type 59 have been reported.
The IISS reported 218 armoured cars (6 AML-90, 60 BRDM-1/2, 80 Ferret, 20 Rakhsh APC 42 M-1114 HUMMWV, and 30 Alvis Saladin) in 2007, alongside 75 BMP-1/2. Also reported were 42 M-113, 19 LAV-150/V-100 Commando, BTR-152/BTR-50, 20 OT-62/OT-64, and 120 Egyptian Walid. Reported artillery totalled 1,105+. 450 towed reported included M-101, D-30, D-74, M-30, and 130mm M-46/Type-59-I. Self-propelled artillery reported included 2S1 Gvozdika, 20 M-114A1, Mk F3. 635 Multiple rocket launchers were reported; 107mm Type 63 multiple rocket launchers, and 122mm BM-21 Grad and Type-81. Also reported were 81mm, 82mm, and 120mm mortars. Anti-tank weapons reported included 4 Swingfire, 40 M-40A1 RCL, RPG-7 Knout, and 40+ anti-tank guns. 54 9K32 Strela-2 (SA-7 Grail) were reported, and 1,000+ anti-aircraft guns, including ZPU-2, ZPU-4, ZU-23-2, M-1939, Type-63, S-60, and M-1944 weapons.Size:
In 2007 the IISS estimated that the SAF had 104,800 personnel supported by 17,500 paramilitary personnel.
Jane's Information Group said in May 2009 that 'There are a number of infantry divisions, divided among [the six] regional commands. The commander of each military region traditionally commanded the divisional and brigade commanders within his territory. It is understood that there are six infantry divisions and seven independent infantry brigades; a mechanised division and an independent mechanised infantry brigade; and an armoured division. Other elements are understood to include a Special Forces battalion with five companies; an airborne division and a border guard brigade. Support elements include an engineer division.' Jane's reported the army's strength as 100,000 plus militias. Afdevinfo has reported that the 1st Division at Juba has been disbanded.Summary:Army Strength:
roughly 100,000; not counting Militias