Land systems
Naval Power
Petroleum Resources

Global Firepower

Oman Military Strength

Oman maintains a globally strategic position at the mouth of the Persian Gulf - vital to outgoing oil supplies for the world.

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

Total Aircraft: 103
Fighters/Interceptors: 14
Fixed-Wing Attack Aircraft: 24
Transport Aircraft: 53
Trainer Aircraft: 23
Helicopters: 43
Attack Helicopters: 0

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: 3,219,775
Available Manpower: 1,723,769
Fit for Service: 1,480,313
Reaching Military Age Annually: 62,223
Active Frontline Personnel: 72,000
Active Reserve Personnel: 20,000

Land systems

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: 191
Armored Fighting Vehicles (AFVs): 950
Self-Propelled Guns (SPGs): 15
Towed-Artillery: 168
Multiple-Launch Rocket Systems (MLRSs): 12

Naval Power

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

Total Naval Strength: 16
Aircraft Carriers: 0
Frigates: 0
Destroyers: 0
Corvettes: 5
Submarines: 0
Coastal Defense Craft: 8
Mine Warfare: 0

Petroleum Resources

RESOURCES (PETROLEUM) - Despite the advances made in battlefield technology, oil remains the lifeblood of any fighting force and supporting economy.

Oil Production: 890,500 bbl/day
Oil Consumption: 145,000 bbl/day
Proven Oil Reserves: 5,500,000,000 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: 968,800
Merchant Marine Strength: 5
Major Ports and Terminals: 3
Roadway Coverage: 60,240
Railway Coverage: 0
Serviceable Airports: 132


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

Square Land Area: 309,500 km
Coastline: 2,092 km
Shared Border: 1,561 km
Waterways: 0 km (minimum value not met)