Kazakhstan Military Strength


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Kazakhstan Military Strength
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).

Tanks: 300
Armored Fighting Vehicles (AFVs): 1,613
Self-Propelled Guns (SPGs): 285
Towed-Artillery: 744
Multiple-Launch Rocket Systems (MLRSs): 393

AIR POWER - Includes both fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft from all branches of service.

Total Aircraft: 244
Fighters/Interceptors: 103
Fixed-Wing Attack Aircraft: 142
Transport Aircraft: 64
Trainer Aircraft: 20
Helicopters: 69
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
Frigates: 0
Destroyers: 0
Corvettes: 0
Submarines: 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)