November 9, 2015
Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaid Salah Algeria
Lieutenant General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi United Arab Emirates
Algeria Military Strength
Global Firepower
Ranked as 27 of 126 with a GFP Power Index rating of 0.8705

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

Total Aircraft: 448
Fighters/Interceptors: 89
Fixed-Wing Attack Aircraft: 99
Transport Aircraft: 225
Trainer Aircraft: 62
Helicopters: 210
Attack Helicopters: 35

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: 38,813,722
Available Manpower: 20,387,681
Fit for Service: 17,249,119
Reaching Military Age Annually: 672,993
Active Frontline Personnel: 512,000
Active Reserve Personnel: 400,000

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: 975
Armored Fighting Vehicles (AFVs): 1,898
Self-Propelled Guns (SPGs): 250
Towed-Artillery: 350
Multiple-Launch Rocket Systems (MLRSs): 148

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

Total Naval Strength: 60
Aircraft Carriers: 0
Frigates: 3
Destroyers: 0
Corvettes: 6
Submarines: 4
Coastal Defense Craft: 38
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: 1,900,000 bbl/day
Oil Consumption: 320,000 bbl/day
Proven Oil Reserves: 12,200,000,000 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: 11,150,000
Merchant Marine Strength: 38
Major Ports and Terminals: 9
Roadway Coverage: 111,261
Railway Coverage: 3,973
Serviceable Airports: 157

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

Square Land Area: 2,381,741 km
Coastline: 998 km
Shared Border: 6,734 km
Waterways: 0 km (minimum value not met)
Last Updated: May 18, 2017