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1. United States of America 1PERSONNEL

Total Population: 303,824,640 [2008]

Population Available: 144,354,117 [2008]

Fit for Military Service: 118,600,541 [2008]

Reaching Military Age Annually: 4,266,128 [2008]

Active Military Personnel: 1,385,122 [2008]

Active Military Reserve: 1,458,500 [2008]

Active Paramilitary Units: 453,000 [2008]

ARMY

Total Land-Based Weapons: 29,920

Towed Artillery: 5,178 [2001]

NAVY

Total Navy Ships: 1,559

Merchant Marine Strength: 422 [2008]

Major Ports and Harbors: 10

Aircraft Carriers: 11 [2008]

Destroyers: 50 [2008]

Submarines: 75 [2008]

Frigates: 92 [2008]

Patrol & Coastal Craft: 100 [2008]

Mine Warfare Craft: 28 [2008]

Amphibious Craft: 38 [2008]

AIR FORCE

Total Aircraft: 18,169 [2003]

Helicopters: 4,593 [2003]

Serviceable Airports: 14,947 [2007]

FINANCES (USD)

Defense Budget: $515,400,000,000 [2009]

Foreign Exch. & Gold: $70,570,000,000 [2007]

Purchasing Power: $13,780,000,000,000 [2007]

OIL

Oil Production: 7,460,000 bbl/day [2007]

Oil Consumption: 20,800,000 bbl/day [2005]

Proven Oil Reserves: 21,760,000,000 bbl [2006]

LOGISTICAL

Labor Force: 153,100,000 [2007]

Roadways: 6,465,799 km

Railways: 226,612 km

GEOGRAPHIC

Waterways: 41,009 km

Coastline: 19,924 km

Square Land Area: 9,826,630 km

Sources: US Library of Congress; Central Intelligence Agency

Last Updated: 2/12/2009

2. China2PERSONNEL

Total Population: 1,330,044,544 [2008]

Population Available: 729,323,673 [2008]

Fit for Military Service: 609,273,077 [2008]

Reaching Military Age Annually: 20,470,412 [2008]

Active Military Personnel: 2,255,000 [2008]

Active Military Reserve: 800,000 [2008]

Active Paramilitary Units: 3,969,000 [2008]

ARMY

Total Land-Based Weapons: 31,300

Tanks: 8,200 [2004]

Armored Personnel Carriers: 5,000 [2004]

Towed Artillery: 14,000 [2004]

Self-Propelled Guns: 1,700 [2004]

Multiple Rocket Launch Systems: 2,400 [2004]

Mortars: 16,000 [2001]

Anti-Tank Guided Weapons: 6,500 [2004]

Anti-Aircraft Weapons: 7,700 [2004]

NAVY

Total Navy Ships: 760

Merchant Marine Strength: 1,822 [2008]

Major Ports and Harbors: 8

Aircraft Carriers: 1 [2010]

Destroyers: 21 [2004]

Submarines: 68 [2004]

Frigates: 42 [2004]

Patrol & Coastal Craft: 368 [2004]

Mine Warfare Craft: 39 [2004]

Amphibious Craft: 121 [2004]

AIR FORCE

Total Aircraft: 1,900 [2004]

Helicopters: 491 [2004]

Serviceable Airports: 467 [2007]

FINANCES (USD)

Defense Budget: $59,000,000,000 [2008]

Foreign Exch. & Gold: $1,534,000,000,000 [2007]

Purchasing Power: $7,099,000,000,000 [2007]

OIL

Oil Production: 3,725,000 bbl/day [2007]

Oil Consumption: 6,930,000 bbl/day [2007]

Proven Oil Reserves: 12,800,000,000 bbl [2007]

LOGISTICAL

Labor Force: 800,700,000 [2007]

Roadways: 1,930,544 km

Railways: 75,438 km

GEOGRAPHIC

Waterways: 124,000 km

Coastline: 14,500 km

Square Land Area: 9,596,960 km

Sources: US Library of Congress; Central Intelligence Agency; Fighting Forces (Barron's)

Last Updated: 2/12/2009

3. Russia3PERSONNEL

Total Population: 140,702,096 [2008]

Population Available: 73,239,761 [2008]

Fit for Military Service: 50,249,854 [2008]

Reaching Military Age Annually: 1,602,673 [2008]

Active Military Personnel: 1,245,000 [2008]

Active Military Reserve: 2,400,000 [2008]

Active Paramilitary Units: 359,100 [2008]

ARMY

Total Land-Based Weapons: 79,985

Tanks: 22,800 [2005]

Armored Personnel Carriers: 9,900 [2005]

Towed Artillery: 13,585 [2005]

Self-Propelled Guns: 6,010 [2005]

Multiple Rocket Launch Systems: 4,350 [2005]

Mortars: 6,100 [2005]

NAVY

Total Navy Ships: 526

Merchant Marine Strength: 1,074 [2008]

Major Ports and Harbors: 8

Aircraft Carriers: 1 [2005]

Destroyers: 15 [2005]

Submarines: 61 [2005]

Frigates: 19 [2005]

Patrol & Coastal Craft: 72 [2005]

Mine Warfare Craft: 41 [2005]

Amphibious Craft: 22 [2005]

AIR FORCE

Total Aircraft: 3,888 [2005]

Helicopters: 2,625 [2003]

Serviceable Airports: 1,260 [2007]

FINANCES (USD)

Defense Budget: $43,200,000,000 [2008]

Foreign Exch. & Gold: $476,400,000,000 [2007]

Purchasing Power: $2,097,000,000,000 [2007]

OIL

Oil Production: 9,870,000 bbl/day [2007]

Oil Consumption: 2,916,000 bbl/day [2006]

Proven Oil Reserves: 60,000,000,000 bbl [2006]

LOGISTICAL

Labor Force: 75,100,000 [2007]

Roadways: 854,000 km

Railways: 87,157 km

GEOGRAPHIC

Waterways: 102,000 km

Coastline: 37,653 km

Square Land Area: 17,075,200 km

Sources: US Library of Congress; Central Intelligence Agency

Last Updated: 2/12/2009

4. India4PERSONNEL

Total Population: 1,147,995,904 [2008]

Population Available: 584,141,225 [2008]

Fit for Military Service: 467,795,073 [2008]

Reaching Military Age Annually: 22,229,373 [2008]

Active Military Personnel: 1,325,000 [2008]

Active Military Reserve: 1,155,000 [2008]

Active Paramilitary Units: 1,293,300 [2008]

ARMY

Total Land-Based Weapons: 10,340

Tanks: 3,898 [2004]

Armored Personnel Carriers: 317 [2004]

Towed Artillery: 4,175 [2004]

Self-Propelled Guns: 200 [2004]

Multiple Rocket Launch Systems: 150 [2004]

Anti-Aircraft Weapons: 2,424 [2004]

NAVY

Total Navy Ships: 143

Merchant Marine Strength: 501 [2006]

Major Ports and Harbors: 9

Aircraft Carriers: 1 [2004]

Destroyers: 8 [2004]

Submarines: 18 [2004]

Frigates: 16 [2004]

Patrol & Coastal Craft: 43 [2008]

Mine Warfare Craft: 12 [2008]

Amphibious Craft: 7 [2004]

AIR FORCE

Total Aircraft: 1,007 [2004]

Helicopters: 240 [2004]

Serviceable Airports: 346 [2007]

FINANCES (USD)

Defense Budget: $32,350,000,000 [2006]

Foreign Exch. & Gold: $275,000,000,000 [2007]

Purchasing Power: $2,966,000,000,000 [2007]

OIL

Oil Production: 810,000 bbl/day [2007]

Oil Consumption: 2,438,000 bbl/day [2005]

Proven Oil Reserves: 5,700,000,000 bbl [2007]

LOGISTICAL

Labor Force: 516,400,000 [2007]

Roadways: 3,316,452 km

Railways: 63,221 km

GEOGRAPHIC

Waterways: 14,500 km

Coastline: 7,000 km

Square Land Area: 3,287,590 km

Sources: US Library of Congress; Central Intelligence Agency

Last Updated: 2/12/2009

5. United Kingdom 5PERSONNEL

Total Population: 60,943,912 [2008]

Population Available: 28,855,100 [2008]

Fit for Military Service: 23,738,184 [2008]

Reaching Military Age Annually: 784,520 [2008]

Active Military Personnel: 195,000 [2008]

Active Military Reserve: 233,860 [2008]

Active Paramilitary Units: 0 [2008]

ARMY

Total Land-Based Weapons: 5,121

Towed Artillery: 455 [2001]

NAVY

Total Navy Ships: 139

Merchant Marine Strength: 518 [2008]

Major Ports and Harbors: 10

Aircraft Carriers: 2 [2008]

Destroyers: 11 [2008]

Submarines: 17 [2008]

Frigates: 21 [2008]

Patrol & Coastal Craft: 9 [2008]

Mine Warfare Craft: 18 [2008]

Amphibious Craft: 13 [2008]

AIR FORCE

Total Aircraft: 1,891 [2003]

Helicopters: 779 [2003]

Serviceable Airports: 449 [2007]

FINANCES (USD)

Defense Budget: $53,148,770,000 [2008]

Foreign Exch. & Gold: $57,300,000,000 [2007]

Purchasing Power: $2,130,000,000,000 [2007]

OIL

Oil Production: 1,636,000 bbl/day [2007]

Oil Consumption: 1,820,000 bbl/day [2005]

Proven Oil Reserves: 3,560,000,000 bbl [2007]

LOGISTICAL

Labor Force: 30,890,000 [2007]

Roadways: 398,366 km

Railways: 16,567 km

GEOGRAPHIC

Waterways: 3,200 km

Coastline: 12,429 km

Square Land Area: 244,820 km

Sources: Central Intelligence Agency

Last Updated: 2/12/2009

6. France6PERSONNEL

Total Population: 64,057,792 [2008]

Population Available: 29,026,057 [2008]

Fit for Military Service: 23,960,706 [2008]

Reaching Military Age Annually: 783,788 [2008]

Active Military Personnel: 225,000 [2008]

Active Military Reserve: 419,000 [2008]

Active Paramilitary Units: 101,400 [2008]

ARMY

Total Land-Based Weapons: 8,536

Tanks: 926 [2006]

Armored Personnel Carriers: 4,413 [2006]

Towed Artillery: 787 [2006]

Self-Propelled Guns: 273 [2001]

Multiple Rocket Launch Systems: 61 [2001]

Mortars: 363 [2001]

Anti-Tank Guided Weapons: 1,195 [2006]

Anti-Aircraft Weapons: 455 [2006]

NAVY

Total Navy Ships: 134

Merchant Marine Strength: 138 [2008]

Major Ports and Harbors: 9

Aircraft Carriers: 1 [2008]

Destroyers: 13 [2006]

Submarines: 10 [2006]

Frigates: 20 [2006]

Patrol & Coastal Craft: 36 [2006]

Mine Warfare Craft: 21 [2006]

Amphibious Craft: 10 [2006]

AIR FORCE

Total Aircraft: 1,023 [2006]

Helicopters: 892 [2003]

Serviceable Airports: 476 [2007]

FINANCES (USD)

Defense Budget: $61,571,330,000 [2008]

Foreign Exch. & Gold: $115,700,000,000 [2006]

Purchasing Power: $2,075,000,000,000 [2007]

OIL

Oil Production: 73,180 bbl/day [2005]

Oil Consumption: 1,999,000 bbl/day [2005]

Proven Oil Reserves: 158,400,000 bbl [2006]

LOGISTICAL

Labor Force: 27,910,000 [2007]

Roadways: 950,985 km

Railways: 29,370 km

GEOGRAPHIC

Waterways: 8,500 km

Coastline: 4,668 km

Square Land Area: 643,427 km

Sources: US Library of Congress; Central Intelligence Agency; Fighting Forces (Barron's)

Last Updated: 2/12/2009

7. Germany7PERSONNEL

Total Population: 82,369,552 [2008]

Population Available: 38,138,073 [2008]

Fit for Military Service: 30,958,113 [2008]

Reaching Military Age Annually: 863,773 [2008]

Active Military Personnel: 250,000 [2008]

Active Military Reserve: 358,650 [2008]

Active Paramilitary Units: 40,000 [2008]

ARMY

Total Land-Based Weapons: 5,699

Tanks: 2,035 [2007]

Armored Personnel Carriers: 2,300 [2007]

Towed Artillery: 1,364 [2007]

Self-Propelled Guns: 49 [2001]

Multiple Rocket Launch Systems: 232 [2001]

Mortars: 515 [2001]

Anti-Tank Guided Weapons: 1,277 [2007]

Anti-Aircraft Weapons: 1,436 [2007]

NAVY

Total Navy Ships: 130

Merchant Marine Strength: 391 [2008]

Major Ports and Harbors: 8

Aircraft Carriers: 0 [2008]

Destroyers: 3 [2008]

Submarines: 13 [2007]

Frigates: 13 [2008]

Patrol & Coastal Craft: 10 [2007]

Mine Warfare Craft: 38 [2007]

Amphibious Craft: 6 [2007]

AIR FORCE

Total Aircraft: 350 [2007]

Helicopters: 748 [2003]

Serviceable Airports: 550 [2007]

FINANCES (USD)

Defense Budget: $45,930,000,000 [2008]

Foreign Exch. & Gold: $136,200,000,000 [2007]

Purchasing Power: $2,807,000,000,000 [2007]

OIL

Oil Production: 141,700 bbl/day [2005]

Oil Consumption: 2,618,000 bbl/day [2005]

Proven Oil Reserves: 367,200,000 bbl [2006]

LOGISTICAL

Labor Force: 43,540,000 [2007]

Roadways: 231,500 km

Railways: 48,215 km

GEOGRAPHIC

Waterways: 7,467 km

Coastline: 2,389 km

Square Land Area: 357,021 km

Sources: US Library of Congress; Central Intelligence Agency; Fighting Forces (Barron's)

Last Updated: 2/12/2009

8. Brazil8PERSONNEL

Total Population: 196,342,592 [2008]

Population Available: 104,825,878 [2008]

Fit for Military Service: 83,372,766 [2008]

Reaching Military Age Annually: 3,275,154 [2008]

Active Military Personnel: 287,000 [2008]

Active Military Reserve: 1,115,000 [2008]

Active Paramilitary Units: 385,600 [2008]

ARMY

Total Land-Based Weapons: 1,676

Towed Artillery: 655 [2001]

NAVY

Total Navy Ships: 89

Merchant Marine Strength: 136 [2008]

Major Ports and Harbors: 7

Aircraft Carriers: 1 [2008]

Destroyers: 0 [2008]

Submarines: 5 [2008]

Frigates: 19 [2008]

Patrol & Coastal Craft: 31 [2008]

Mine Warfare Craft: 6 [2008]

Amphibious Craft: 4 [2008]

AIR FORCE

Total Aircraft: 1,272 [2003]

Helicopters: 372 [2003]

Serviceable Airports: 4,263 [2007]

FINANCES (USD)

Defense Budget: $24,400,000,000 [2008]

Foreign Exch. & Gold: $180,300,000,000 [2007]

Purchasing Power: $1,849,000,000,000 [2007]

OIL

Oil Production: 1,797,000 bbl/day [2007]

Oil Consumption: 2,100,000 bbl/day [2006]

Proven Oil Reserves: 11,720,000,000 bbl [2007]

LOGISTICAL

Labor Force: 99,230,000 [2007]

Roadways: 1,751,868 km

Railways: 29,295 km

GEOGRAPHIC

Waterways: 50,000 km

Coastline: 7,491 km

Square Land Area: 8,511,965 km

Sources: Central Intelligence Agency

Last Updated: 2/12/2009

9. Japan9PERSONNEL

Total Population: 127,288,416 [2008]

Population Available: 54,683,598 [2008]

Fit for Military Service: 45,097,127 [2008]

Reaching Military Age Annually: 1,212,321 [2008]

Active Military Personnel: 239,000 [2008]

Active Military Reserve: 57,899 [2008]

Active Paramilitary Units: 12,250 [2008]

ARMY

Total Land-Based Weapons: 2,040

Towed Artillery: 5,760 [2001]

NAVY

Total Navy Ships: 147

Merchant Marine Strength: 683 [2008]

Major Ports and Harbors: 10

Aircraft Carriers: 0 [2008]

Destroyers: 15 [2008]

Submarines: 18 [2008]

Frigates: 41 [2008]

Patrol & Coastal Craft: 1 [2008]

Mine Warfare Craft: 38 [2008]

Amphibious Craft: 7 [2008]

AIR FORCE

Total Aircraft: 1,957 [2003]

Helicopters: 745 [2003]

Serviceable Airports: 176 [2007]

FINANCES (USD)

Defense Budget: $44,300,000,000 [2005]

Foreign Exch. & Gold: $954,100,000,000 [2007]

Purchasing Power: $4,272,000,000,000 [2007]

OIL

Oil Production: 125,000 bbl/day [2006]

Oil Consumption: 5,353,000 bbl/day [2005]

Proven Oil Reserves: 58,500,000 bbl [2006]

LOGISTICAL

Labor Force: 66,690,000 [2007]

Roadways: 1,196,999 km

Railways: 23,474 km

GEOGRAPHIC

Waterways: 1,770 km

Coastline: 29,751 km

Square Land Area: 377,835 km

Sources: Central Intelligence Agency

Last Updated: 2/12/2009

10. Turkey

PERSONNEL

Total Population: 71,892,808 [2008]

Population Available: 39,645,893 [2008]

Fit for Military Service: 33,444,999 [2008]

Reaching Military Age Annually: 1,298,979 [2008]

Active Military Personnel: 514,000 [2008]

Active Military Reserve: 380,000 [2008]

Active Paramilitary Units: 148,700 [2008]

ARMY

Total Land-Based Weapons: 6,672

Tanks: 4,205 [2007]

Armored Personnel Carriers: 830 [2007]

Towed Artillery: 685 [2007]

Self-Propelled Guns: 868 [2007]

Multiple Rocket Launch Systems: 84 [2007]

Mortars: 5,813 [2007]

Anti-Tank Guided Weapons: 1,283 [2007]

Anti-Aircraft Weapons: 1,664 [2007]

NAVY

Total Navy Ships: 182

Merchant Marine Strength: 602 [2008]

Major Ports and Harbors: 6

Aircraft Carriers: 0 [2008]

Destroyers: 0 [2008]

Submarines: 13 [2007]

Frigates: 24 [2007]

Patrol & Coastal Craft: 28 [2007]

Mine Warfare Craft: 24 [2007]

Amphibious Craft: 8 [2007]

AIR FORCE

Total Aircraft: 1,199 [2007]

Helicopters: 336 [2007]

Serviceable Airports: 117 [2007]

FINANCES (USD)

Defense Budget: $30,936,000,000 [2009]

Foreign Exch. & Gold: $76,510,000,000 [2007]

Purchasing Power: $853,900,000,000 [2007]

OIL

Oil Production: 45,460 bbl/day [2005]

Oil Consumption: 660,800 bbl/day [2005]

Proven Oil Reserves: 300,000,000 bbl [2006]

LOGISTICAL

Labor Force: 23,530,000 [2007]

Roadways: 426,906 km

Railways: 8,697 km

GEOGRAPHIC

Waterways: 1,200 km

Coastline: 7,200 km

Square Land Area: 780,580 km

Sources: US Library of Congress; Central Intelligence Agency

Last Updated: 2/12/2009

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