Sunday, May 26, 2013



Capital: Khartoum

2011- Sudan is partitioned into Sudan and South Sudan, due to pressure from the west and the UN. South Sudan becomes an independent nation.

109,300 active duty military forces
85,000 reserve forces
17,500 paramilitary forces

Air Force

Su-30 fighter aircraft (20)
MiG-29 fighter aircraft (12)

MiG-23 fighter aircraft (3)

FTC-2000 fighter/advanced trainer aircraft (6)

F-7 fighter aircraft (20)
F-5 fighter aircraft (13)

Su-24 attack aircraft (12)
Su-25 attack aircraft (15)

Nanchang A-5 Fantan ground attack aircraft (20)
K-8 (JL-8) trainer/light attack aircraft (12)

Safat 03 trainer aircraft. Sudanese made. Based on the Serbian made UTVA-75.

Safat 01 trainer aircraft. Sudanese made.

An-24 transport aircraft
CASA C-212 transport aircraft
C-130 transport aircraft (4)
Y-8 transport aircraft (2)
DHC-5 transport aircraft (5)
Fokker F-27 Friendship used for VIP transport (1)
Mi-24 Hind attack helicopters (16)

Mi-8 Hip helicopters

IAR 330 Puma- Romanian made copy of the SA 330 Puma. (10)

Safat 02 light training helicopter. Sudanese made. Based on the Ukrainian Aerokopter AK1-3.

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Zagil unmanned aerial vehicles

Iranian made Ababil-3 unmanned aerial vehicles?

Karib air-to-ground rocket launchers

Air Defense
SA-2 surface-to-air missiles
SA-14 shoulder fired surface-to-air missiles?
SA-7 shoulder fired surface-to-air missiles

Copy of the Chinese made FN-6 shoulder fired surface-to-air missiles under production?

1,800 personnel?
Patrol Boats (2)
Small patrol vessels (16)

Elteb-1 fast attack craft. Sudanese made. Produced by the Military Industry Corporation.

Tamai-1 Special Operations craft. Sudanese made. Produced by the Military Industry Corporation.

60,000 personnel
Type 96A tanks
Al Bashier tank (copy of the Chinese Type 85M-II)

Al Zubair 1 tank (copy of the Type 72Z)

Al Zubair 2 tank with 105mm gun (copy of the Type 59D)

Digna tank (copy of the T-55)

Type 62 light tanks (70)
BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles

Khatim 1 (copy of the Iranian Boragh infantry fighting vehicle)

Rakhash armored personnel carriers. Iranian made. (20)

Amir armored personnel carriers (Copy of the Iranian Rakhash)?

Shareef 1 (copy of the Russian BTR-80A)

Shareef 2 (copy of the Chinese WZ551A)

Panhard AML
BRDM-2 armored reconnaissance vehicles
Saladin armored reconnaissance vehicles
Ferret armored reconnaissance vehicles
Sarsar-2 armored reconnaissance vehicles. Based on South Korean KIA chassis.

Nimr long range patrol vehicles. Based on the Chinese Dong Feng chassis.

Nassir pick up trucks
Karaba tactical 4x4 wheeled vehicles

Tamal tactical 4x4 wheeled vehicles 

WS-2 multiple rocket launchers

Shahin 333mm rockets of Iranian origin?

BM-21 122 multiple rocket launchers?

Taka 2 eight tube 122mm multiple rocket launchers

Taka 107mm multiple rocket launcher (copy of the Chinese Type 63)

Taka 3 single tube 122mm rocket launcher

Abu Fatma self propelled 122mm howitzer (copy of the Russian 2S1)

Khalifa-1 self propelled 122mm howitzer. Uses a D-30 howitzer on a Kamaz 6x6 truck.

Mahdi 122mm howitzer (copy of the Russian M-30)

Khalifa 122mm howitzer (copy of the Russian D-30)

Nijoumi 100mm gun (copy of the Russian BS-3)

Khatim-2 armored mortar carriers.

Ahmed 120mm mortars

Aboud 82mm mortars (copy of the Russian M-37M)

Nimir 60mm mortars

Sarib anti-tank guided missile launcher (copy of the Chinese HJ-8?)

Swingfire anti-tank missiles?

Sinnar (copy of the RPG-7)
Sinnar PG-7V rockets
Sinnar OG-7V rockets

Soba (copy of the SPG-9)

Abba 35mm automatic grenade launchers (copy of the Chinese QLZ-87)

Khawad 12.7mm machine guns (copy of the DshK)

Karar 7.62x51 machine gun (Copy of the MG3?)

Mokhtar machine gun (copy of the PK machine gun)

MAZ (copy of the AK-47)

Dinar assault rifle (copy of the G3 assault rifle)

Terab 5.56x45mm assault rifle (Copy of the Chinese CQ)

Tihraga 9x19mm sub-machine gun

Lando 7.56mm pistol

Marra 9x19mm pistols

Ateed automated weapons station. Copy of the Iranian ARIO-H762?

Sary night vision goggles
Shaheen hand held thermal viewers
Aukab thermal sight for gun
Rashid laser range finders
Jidyan long range thermal camera


Military police with red beret?

Central Reserve Force

National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS)

Sudanese military pictures


Military Industry Corporation of Sudan
SAFAT Aviation (part of the MIC)

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