USA Defense Budget



United States of America
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GFP Power Index rating of 0.1663 (0.0000 being perfect)
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: 321,368,864
 Available Manpower: 145,215,000
 Fit for Service: 120,025,000
 Reaching Military Age Annually: 4,220,000
 Active Frontline Personnel: 1,400,000
 Active Reserve Personnel: 1,100,000

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: 8,848
 Armored Fighting Vehicles (AFVs): 41,062
 Self-Propelled Guns (SPGs): 1,934
 Towed-Artillery: 1,299
 Multiple-Launch Rocket Systems (MLRSs): 1,331

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

 Total Aircraft: 13,444
 Fighters/Interceptors: 2,308
 Fixed-Wing Attack Aircraft: 2,785
 Transport Aircraft: 5,739
 Trainer Aircraft: 2,771
 Helicopters: 6,084
 Attack Helicopters: 957

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

 Total Naval Strength: 415
 Aircraft Carriers: 19
 Frigates: 6
 Destroyers: 62
 Corvettes: 0
 Submarines: 75
 Coastal Defense Craft: 13
 Mine Warfare: 11

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

 Oil Production: 8,653,000 bbl/day
 Oil Consumption: 19,000,000 bbl/day
 Proven Oil Reserves: 36,520,000,000 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: 155,900,000
 Merchant Marine Strength: 393
 Major Ports and Terminals: 24
 Roadway Coverage: 6,586,610
 Railway Coverage: 224,792
 Serviceable Airports: 13,513

FINANCIAL (in USD) - Regardless of strength in numbers, war is still driven by financing as much as any one leader or weapon.

 Defense Budget: $581,000,000,000
 External Debt: $17,260,000,000,000
 Reserves of Foreign Exchange and Gold: $130,100,000,000
 Purchasing Power Parity: $17,350,000,000,000

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

 Square Land Area: 9,826,675 km
 Coastline: 19,924 km
 Shared Border: 12,048 km
 Waterways: 41,009 km

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