The Armed Forces of Uruguay consist of an army, navy, and air force. These three branches are constitutionally subordinate to the president through the Minister of Defense. The total active manpower of the Uruguayan Armed Forces is around 24,600 personnel. There is no conscription.
The Land Forces of the Uruguayan army is around 16,250 soldiers with the structure:
- 1 armoured cavalry regiment, 2 mechanised cavalry regiments, 2 tanks regiments, 1 horse regiment,5 infantry battalions, 1 armoured infantry battalion, 1 paratroops battalion, 8 mechanised infantry battalion, 1 artillery reserve regiment, 5 artillery groups, 3 engineer battalions, 4 combat engineer battalions, 2 signal battalions.

Military equipment, armament vehicles of Uruguayan Army of Uruguay