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This article lists the Equipment of the Armies of the Five Deserts, past and present.

Present

Equipment

Small Arms

Vehicles

Towed Artillery

Aircraft

Ammunition

Past

Small Arms

Armoured Vehicles

1850-1922

  • Kyrenaian Armoured Trains.
  • Hafila Armoured Bus (1912-1932).
  • Earaba Armoured Personell Carrier (1916-1936).
  • Land-Ironclads:
    • Mudarie-Series of Land-Ironclads (1910-1928).
    • Masar-Series of Land-Ironclads (1913-1928).
    • Bunduqia-Series of Land-Ironclads (1916-1928).

1922-1932

  • Dire-Series.
    • Dire I, 1922-1925.
    • Dire II, 1924-1932.
    • Dire III, 1928-1936.
    • Dire IV, 1931-1940.

1932-1952

  • Tankettes: Masghar I (1929-1939), Masghar II (1935-1964), Masghar III (1940-1955)
  • Cruiser Tanks: Turad I-II (1933-1942), Ramah Cruiser Tank (1935-1952), Sayf Cruiser Tank (1939-1952)
  • Infantry Tanks: Habib (1938-1955), Muharib (1941-1968)
  • Tank Hunters:
  • Self-Propelled Anti-Air Gun (SPAAG):
  • Self-Propelled Gun (SPG):
  • Armoured Personell Carriers and Infantry Fighting Vehicles: Masghar IV (1936-1964),
  • Armoured Cars: Eada (1925-1945), Far (1930-1950), Qut (1932-1955), Kashaf (1934-1960), Siad (1936-1966)
  • Armoured Engineering Vehicles:

1952-1999

  • Alsuyuf I Main Battle Tank (the first Kyrenaian MBT, 1952-1981).
  • Alsuyuf II Main Battle Tank, in reserves, frontline service from 1978 to 1999, hull used for a variety of vehicles:
    • Alsuyuf II SPAAG.
    • Alsuyuf II Armoured Recovery Vehicle..
    • Alsuyuf II Bridgelayer.
    • Alsuyuf II Armoured Engineer Vehicle.
    • Alsuyuf II Breaching Vehicle.
    • Alsuyuf II Combat Engineer Carrier.

Unarmoured Vehicles

Towed Artillery

  • KGS-3 Heavy Mortar, 120 mm, in use from 1955 to 1990 (held in reserves until 2000)

Aircraft

Ammunition

Suppliers

Domestic

Abroad

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