The total active manpower of Algerian army is around 120,000 military personnel, with some 160,000 reserves. There is also a paramilitary forces with 24,000 police officers (Gendarmerie). The conscription is 18 months only in the Army.
The land forces of Algerian army is around 101,000 soldiers (includes 62,000 conscripts), a reserve force with 160,000 soldiers, with the structure:
2 armoured divisions (each with 3 armoured regiments, 1 mechanised regiment), 2 mechanised divisions (each with 3 mechanised regiments, 1 armoured regiment), 1 airborne division, 1 independent armoured brigade, 5 independent motorised infantry brigades, 7 independent artillery battalions, 4 engineer battalions, 5 air defence battalions, 2 ranger battalions.