Where is Kuwait located on the World map?

Last Updated: February 14, 2017
Area: 17,820 sq km
Language(s): Arabic, English
Population: 2,041,961
Region (Map name): Asia
Literacy rate: _______
Number of Television Stations: 13
Number of Radio Stations: 18
Military Resources in the State
How should military resources in the state be elaborated?
Air Power
Land Systems
Naval Power
Petroleum Resources
Kuwait Military Strength

Air Power

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

Total Aircraft: 106
Fighters/Interceptors: 27
Fixed-Wing Attack Aircraft: 27
Transport Aircraft: 31
Trainer Aircraft: 29
Helicopters: 42
Attack Helicopters: 16

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: 2,742,711
Available Manpower: 1,619,438
Fit for Service: 1,364,118
Reaching Military Age Annually: 33,885
Active Frontline Personnel: 15,500
Active Reserve Personnel: 31,000

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: 368
Armored Fighting Vehicles (AFVs): 861
Self-Propelled Guns (SPGs): 98
Towed-Artillery: 0
Multiple-Launch Rocket Systems (MLRSs): 27

NAVAL POWER - Aircraft Carrier value includes dedicated "helicopter carrier" vessels. Total naval strength includes all known auxiliaries as well.

Total Naval Strength: 38
Aircraft Carriers: 0
Frigates: 0
Destroyers: 0
Corvettes: 0
Submarines: 0
Coastal Defense Craft: 10
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: 2,685,000 bbl/day
Oil Consumption: 355,000 bbl/day
Proven Oil Reserves: 104,000,000,000 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: 2,380,000
Merchant Marine Strength: 34
Major Ports and Terminals: 5
Roadway Coverage: 5,749
Railway Coverage: 0
Serviceable Airports: 7

GEOGRAPHY (in km) - Geographical values primarily figure into a defensive-minded war (i.e. invasion).

Square Land Area: 17,818 km
Coastline: 499 km
Shared Border: 475 km
Waterways: 0 km (minimum value not met)

Kuwait Press, Media, TV, Radio, Newspapers
Last Updated: February 14, 2017
Number of Television Stations: 13
Number of Television Sets: 875,000
Television Sets per 1,000: 428.5
Number of Satellite Subscribers: 498,000
Satellite Subscribers per 1,000: 243.9
Number of Radio Stations: 18
Number of Radio Receivers: 1,175,000
Radio Receivers per 1,000: 575.4
Number of Individuals with Computers: 250,000
Computers per 1,000: 122.4
Number of Individuals with Internet Access: 150,000
Last Updated: February 14, 2017