Morocco, Ranked 61st worldwide
The Royal Army has an active force of 196,000 personnel. At its disposal are 291 aircraft, 2,720 armoured vehicles, 1,109 tanks and a navy with a fleet of 121 assets. With the recent decree of King Mohammed VI for the recruitment of 10,000 Moroccans into compulsory military service this year, and this is set to increase to 206,000 active personnel. The “African Lion 2019” joint initiative between the Royal Army and the United States Army focuses on training them to combat violent extremism and terrorism.