|Kazakhstan Military Strength|
A clickable map of Kazakhstan exhibiting its 14 regions.
Current military capabilities and available firepower for 2016 detailed.
MANPOWER - Going beyond military equipment totals and perceived fighting strength is the actual manpower that drives a given military. Wars of attrition favor those with more.
Total Population: 18,157,122
Available Manpower: 8,500,000
Fit for Service: 6,440,000
Reaching Military Age Annually: 245,000
Active Frontline Personnel: 110,000
Active Reserve Personnel: 378,000
LAND SYSTEMS - Tank value includes Main Battle Tanks, light tanks and tank destroyers, either wheeled or tracked. AFV value includes Armored Personnel Carriers (APCs) and Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs).
Armored Fighting Vehicles (AFVs): 1,613
Self-Propelled Guns (SPGs): 285
Multiple-Launch Rocket Systems (MLRSs): 393
AIR POWER - Includes both fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft from all branches of service.
Total Aircraft: 244
Fixed-Wing Attack Aircraft: 142
Transport Aircraft: 64
Trainer Aircraft: 20
Attack Helicopters: 18
NAVAL POWER - Aircraft Carrier value includes dedicated "helicopter carrier" vessels. Total naval strength includes all known auxiliaries as well.
Total Naval Strength: 15
Aircraft Carriers: 0
Coastal Defense Craft: 12
Mine Warfare: 0
RESOURCES (PETROLEUM) - Despite the advances made in battlefield technology, oil remains the lifeblood of any fighting force and supporting economy.
Oil Production: 1,632,000 bbl/day
Oil Consumption: 260,000 bbl/day
Proven Oil Reserves: 30,000,000,000 bbl/day
LOGISTICAL - War is as much a battle of logistics - moving man and machine from / to points all over - as it is direct combat. Labor Force adds to available wartime industry strength.
Labor Force: 9,102,000
Merchant Marine Strength: 11
Major Ports and Terminals: 5
Roadway Coverage: 97,418
Railway Coverage: 15,333
Serviceable Airports: 96
GEOGRAPHY (in km) - Geographical values primarily figure into a defensive-minded war (i.e. invasion).
Square Land Area: 2,724,900 km
Coastline: 26 km
Shared Border: 13,364 km
Waterways: 0 km (minimum value not met)