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  Yemen   Yemen Army Air Defence & SSM Units
Republic of Yemen (Al-Jumhūriyyah al-Yamaniyyah (Al Yaman) الجمهورية اليمنية )

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Yemen Army 60,000 (incl conscripts)

 

Forces by Role & Equipment by Type

 

YEMEN ARMY AIR DEFENCE UNITS

 

Army Air Defence Systems

AD 2 AD bn 

 

SAM 900

SP SA-9 Gaskin; SA-13 Gopher

MANPAD 100+ Portable SAM:

100 Strela-2/SA-7 Grail (Ex-Russian; SA-7b version; launchers delivered from Bulgaria)

SA-14 Gremlin

 

GUNS 530

SP 70:

20mm 20 M-163 Vulcan;

23mm 50 ZSU-23-4

TOWED 460:

20mm 50 M-167 Vulcan;

23mm 100 ZU- 23-2;

37mm 150 M-1939;

57mm 120 S-60;

85mm 40 M-1939 KS-12

 

YEMEN ARMY SSM UNITS

 

Army SSM Systems

SSM 1 bde

MISSILES TACTICAL SSM 35: 12 FROG-7; 10 SS-21 Scarab (Tochka; 115 9M79/SS-21 Scarab SSM); 6 Scud-B Launcher (33 R-17/SS-1c Scud-B SSM from South Yemen msls); 7 Scud-C Launcher (45 Scud Mod-C SSM North Korea (DPRK) msls)

 

Defence Systems

ANTI-SHIP MISSILES

60 P-15M/SS-N-2C Styx (P-20 (SS-C-3) version for coast defence systems)

 

COASTAL GUNS 1

30mm 36 SM-4-1

 

 

Organisations by Service Notes:

Army 60,000 (incl conscripts)

Forces by Role (Current order of battle):

Armd 8 bde., Mech 6 bde, Inf 16 bde, SF 1 bde, Cdo/AB 2 bde, Arty 3 bde, SSM 1 bde, Gd/Central Guard 1 force, AD 2 bn

Inventory Equipment by Type Notes:

MBT 882: 92 T-80B; 50 M-60A1; 60 T-72; 200 T-62; 450 T-54/T-55; 30 T-34

RECCE 145: 80 AML-90; 15 LAV; 50 BRDM-2; IFV: 100 BTR-80A; AIFV 200: 100 BMP-1; 100 BMP-2

APC 880 APC (T) 85 M-113A APC (W) 668: 60 BTR-40; 100 BTR-60; 20 BTR-152; 470 BTR-40/BTR-60/BTR-152 in store; 18 YLAV Cougar, 15 OT-90, 10 RATEL, 112 Mamba; APV/APC: 10  Al Shibl; APV 300: 250 Qutaish-2, 50 Leopard

ARTY 1,173 SP 122mm 25 2S1 Carnation TOWED 316: 105mm 25 M-101A1; 122mm 200: 136 D-30; 30 M-1931/37; 40 M-30 M-1938; 130mm 60 M-46; 152mm 10 D-20; 155mm 15 M-114

COASTAL 130mm 36 SM-4-1 MRL 294: 122mm 280 BM-21 (150 op); 140mm 14 BM-14 MOR 502: 81mm 200; 82mm 90 M-43; 107mm 12; 120mm 100; 160mm .100

AT MSL MANPATS 71: 35 AT-3 9K11 Sagger (500 9M14M/AT-3 Sagger Anti-tank missile); 24 M47 Dragon (1500 FGM-77 Dragon Anti-tank missile); 12 TOW (264 BGM-71 TOW Anti-tank missile)

RCL 75mm M-20; 82mm B-10; 107mm B-11

RL 66mm M-72 LAW; 73mm RPG-7 Knout GUNS 50+ SP 100mm 30 SU-100 TOWED 20+: 85mm D-44; 100mm 20 M-1944

 
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YARAF Mikoyan MiG-29
YARAF F-5E Tiger II
YARAF Sukhoi Su-22M-2
YARAF AeroL-39C
YARAF Mil Mi-24A Hind
Yemen AF
Scheme
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   Yemen AF News:

Saudi Arabian tank crew burnt alive after Houthi ambush in Yemen

• Saudi Arabian tank crew burnt alive after Houthi ambush in Yemen  (4/19/2017)

Second Su-22 Fighter Jet Crashes in Yemen

• Second Su-22 Fighter Jet Crashes in Yemen  (5/13/2013)

Yemeni Air Force upset with government, US after two military plane crashes

• Yemeni Air Force upset with government, US after two military plane crashes  (2/20/2013)


• Yemeni Su-22 Fighter plane crashes in Sanaa  (2/19/2013)

• RAF (Royal Air Force) Surveillance Aircraft Clock up 20,000 Flying Hours  (8/29/2012)

• U.S. Air Force deploying tiny special operations planes to the Middle East  (8/28/2012)

• Yemen air force, A US Predator unmanned drone kill 24 Qaeda suspects
 (4/8/2012)

• Yemen Air force base blasts close Sanaa airport
 (10/30/2011)

• Rebels use SAMs to down Su-22 fighter-jets in Yemen
 (10/11/2011)

• Rebels use SAMs to down Su-22 fighter-jets in Yemen
 (10/11/2011)

• Air strikes on Yemen town 'kill seven civilians'
 (9/6/2011)


 

 



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